Kenya Airways Reviews

Updated 17 Jan 2021

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3.6
78%
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45%
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Kenya Airways Group Managing Director and CEO Sebastian Mikosz
Sebastian Mikosz
31 Ratings
Pros
  • "They have the best instructors,workforce and equipment making the working environment an excellent learning experience(in 23 reviews)

  • "Great place to grow professionally(in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "The losses that KQ has been making is discouraging to employees(in 6 reviews)

  • "Rigid Communication structure and decision making(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Kenya Airways Review"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Kenya Airways full-time

    Pros

    A great focus on performance. Sales and revenue decisions are taken quickly

    Cons

    Support departments work in silos. Sometimes agreed actions can take a long time to be realized because different departments are working in silos

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  2. "Great company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Cabin Crew 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Kenya Airways full-time

    Pros

    Good work environment, lovely teams.

    Cons

    Different employment contracts and salaries for same work, same level and same qualification.

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  3. "Good"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Aeronatical Engineer in Tema, Greater Accra

    I have been working at Kenya Airways full-time

    Pros

    Good airline company in Kenya right now.

    Cons

    I haven't observed any cons so far.

  4. "KQ"

    2.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Accounts Assistant in Nairobi
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kenya Airways full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great opportunity for learning and expanding your knowledge.

    Cons

    1.Poor compensation 2. Not employee minded 3. Always hiring from outside instead of internally. Little room for career growth.

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  5. "Kenya Airways"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Accounts Assistant in Nairobi

    I have been working at Kenya Airways full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Medical cover is ideal Rebate Tickets for immediate family Discounted holidays packages

    Cons

    No salary reviews Contract paid poorly compared to permanent.

  6. "KQ"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Agent 
    Doesn't Recommend
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Kenya Airways full-time

    Pros

    Networking and interaction with international travelers

    Cons

    Limited room for growth even after getting better papers

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  7. "Good Employer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Business Partner HRBP in Nairobi
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kenya Airways full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Good remuneration package - Growth opportunities - Exposure to world travel both on duty and on leisure - Great team work

    Cons

    - Some delays in decision making

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  8. "What Working at Kenya Airways Is Like"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance in Nairobi
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Kenya Airways full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great place for exposure to global standards in any career

    Cons

    Culture tends towards the negative

  9. "Turning Moments into Memories"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Procurement Manager in Nairobi
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Kenya Airways full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Amazing people, amazing work environment

    Cons

    Growth stagnation especially for middle level management grades

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  10. "KQ is the place to be. Great culture and strong values."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kenya Airways full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    KQ is one of the best Organisations to work for. Staff development is key to their service excellence.

    Cons

    Listen to customers and ensure their needs are met within the shortest time possible.

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