New Regulations for Cargo Import by liwenting


									                                                                                 K E N YA A I R WAYS C A R G O N E W S L E T T E R

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 New Regulations for Cargo                  Description of goods as “consolidation”
                                            should no longer be used on an AWB
 Imports to Lagos.
 The Nigerian Customs have introduced                                                        • ‘Habari’ is Swahili for information.
 Destination Inspection Guidelines for
                                                                                             • Kenya Airways Cargo has been
 cargo imports and as a result, with
 immediate effect, all shipments to                                                              appointed a cargo GSA for East
 Lagos (LOS) must have the “Form M”                                                              African Safari Air Express (B5).
 number mentioned on the AWB which
 the carrier has to specify on the flight                                                    • DGR to Kinshasa is now accepted
 manifest.                                                                                       for freight provided it is
                                                                                                 passenger aircraft complaint.
 “Form M” is an official document of the
 Federal Republic of Nigeria that the                                                        • We are pleased to announce the
 importer can obtain through a local                                                             addition of Dzaoudzi and Moroni
 bank in Nigeria.
                                                                                                 to our cargo destination list.
 Shipments exempted from the Form M                                                          • Kenya Airways now flies 3 times
 regulation are:
                                                                                                 a week to Paris from Nairobi
 • Pharmaceuticals
 • Medicaments                                                                               • We would like to advice our
 • Vaccines                                                                                      clients that we charge Fuel
 • Personal effects
 • Courier shipments (less than 50kg)                                                            Surcharge and Insurance
                                                                                                 Surcharge on chargeable weight.
 All shipments which do not apply to
                                            KQ Cargo’s new product designed to cater for
 these new regulations will not be           transportation of pharmaceutical products.

 Cargo Capacity Updates.                    Lusaka, Lilongwe - daily except on
                                            Fridays.                                       Kenya Airways Cargo is pleased to
 We now have capacity to Juba on            Flight frequency to Bamako and Dakar
 freighters, once a week every Tuesday.     have also increased to 4 flights weekly,       announce the appointments of Jason
 Up to 17 tons of cargo per flight is       effective 3rd February.
                                                                                    Momanyi as a Freighter and Product
 available. Outsize/heavy pieces are
 accepted for carriage although             For further information on the above or
 conditions apply.                          any other cargo capacity related issue, Development Executive, Kwabena
                                            please contact your nearest KQ Cargo
                                                                                    Osei-Kuffour as a Cargo Sales and
 Full charter flights to Juba and other     office or send an e-mail to:
 regional destinations can also be         Customer Service Executive in Accra,
 arranged upon request.
                                                                                           Sunday Umoru and Adebola Agunbiade as
 We also have capacity upgrades of wide
 body aircrafts (B767) in January on the                                                   Cargo Sales and Customer Service
 following routes:
                                                                                           Executives in Lagos.
 Kinshasa – every Saturday.

 Harare, Maputo – every Thursday.                                                          Please join us in welcoming them to the

 Entebbe – twice a week, Tuesday and                                                       KQ Cargo family and to wish them success
                                                                                           in their new roles.
 Bujumbura, Kigali - operates 3 times a
 week, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
                                                                                                                and 2012. Kenya Airways already has 3

        We Have Done it Again!
                                                          “   This recognition continues
                                                           to bring home the fruits of hard
                                                            work put in by all of us in the
                                                               KQ family for which I am
                                                                                                                B777 aircraft with a 4th expected in
                                                                                                                February this year.

                                                                                                                In addition, we also expanded our
                                                                                                                network by launching direct flights to 3
                                                                  extremely pleased.                            new destinations; Paris in October
                                                                                                                2006, followed by Comoros and
        For the second year running, Kenya
                                                          Titus Naikuni, on KQ winning the Most                 Mayotte in November the same year.
        Airways won the Most Respected
                                                          Respected Company in East Africa                      This means that we are the only
        Company in East Africa award and we
                                                                                                                mainland African airline flying to the
        are very grateful to all of you for
                                                                                                                Islands of Comoros and Mayotte.
        helping us achieve this award.
                                                          Our Achievements,
                                                          Our Pride.                                                           PARIS
                                                          Kenya Airways recently acquired the
                                                          first of three new generation B737-800
                                                          aircraft, leased from Singapore Aircraft
                                                          Leasing Enterprise. The B737-800 is set
                                                          to replace the B737-200 aircraft. This is
                                                          in line with our fleet modernization plan
                                                          aimed at providing better services to
                                                          our customers.

                                                          In November last year, we also opened a
        The awards followed a survey                      new state-of the-art hangar which is
        conducted amongst 300 chief                       designed to service our B777 aircraft
        executives across East Africa under the           and the 6 new B787 dream liners
        theme, Winning: What does it take?                expected to join the fleet between 2010

                                                         KQ Cargo transports 3                                  Airways Regional Cargo Sales Manager
    Finance Matters                                      captive lions to a new life                            for Europe said,
                                                         under African skies.                                   “Stringent measures were taken to
    All clients are advised that the Kenya
    Airways DGR surcharge fee for freight                We are very proud to have played a                     ensure the welfare of the animals during
    (not handling) is USD 40 per airway bill             significant role in the transportation of              the flight, with temperature control and
    from the following destinations:                     three lions Djunka, Shada and Nalla who                ventilation in the hold. Special
                                                         were rescued by the Born Free                          arrangements were made with the
    •     Nairobi.                                       Foundation and One Voice (a French                     ground operations team in Nairobi to
    •     Entebbe.                                       NGO) after several torturous years in a                enable a seamless connection as we only
    •     Dar-Es-Salaam.                                 French circus. The three were                          have a 45-minute connection time to the
    •     Addis.                                         transported as live cargo from London-                 Johannesburg flight”.
    •     Djibouti.                                      Heathrow to Johannesburg via Nairobi
                                                                                                                KQ cargo has in the past successfully
    •     Mombasa.                                       on 1st November 2006. Their new home
                                                                                                                ferried live animals to various
    •     Kigali.                                        is in Shamwari Game Reserve in South
                                                                                                                destinations such as Bangkok, Dubai and
    •     Bujumbura.                                     Africa, far from the circus trailers, bars
                                                                                                                Heathrow. We have transported
    •     Kisumu.                                        and wretched captivity. They are now
                                                                                                                cheetahs, chimps, goats and even a baby
    •     Mayotte Island.                                able to experience the warm African sun
                                                                                                                rhino on board our wide bodied aircrafts
    •     Comoros Island.                                and the freedom to explore the bush.
                                                                                                                renowned for their huge cargo holds.
    •     Zanzibar.                                      Commenting on this, Carl Dias, the Kenya
    •     Seychelles.
    •     Khartoum.
    •     Cairo.

                                                                                                                   Working together as a team will

    This rate is effective 15th January 2007,
                                                            I think it is important for all of us to
    until further notice.                                                                                          continue to ensure our clients
                                                         give the best possible service to our
                                                                                                                   satisfaction and KQ Cargo’s success.
                                                         customers. I am the client’s key to
    All queries regarding invoices or billing            information and involvement with KQ,                      Corlia Geyser a Cargo Sales & Customer
    should be addressed to:                              and therefore if I am well informed,                      Service Executive in Johannesburg,                      I am able to provide the required                         on her thoughts about the importance of
                                                         service to our clients.                                   proper communication and team work.

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