Airtel signs MoU with Kenya Airways

Airtel-building-Shrutuja ShirkeAirtel Kenya will be providing network infrastructure services to Kenya Airways. (Image source: Shrutuja Shirke)Telecommunications services company Airtel has appointed Kenya Airways as a mobile virtual network operator, (MVNO) on its Kenyan network

The MOU between the two companies was agreed by Kenya Airways CEO and managing director, Dr Titus Naikuni and the Airtel Africa CEO, Christian de Faria, at the Kenya Airways headquarters in Embaski, Nairobi.

The new agreement will enable Airtel Kenya provide network infrastructure services to the East African airline, according to Faria.

The MVNO aims to provide mobile services for Kenya Airways, including customer registration, SIM card issuance, billing and customer care to end users, Faria stated.

“We are greatly encouraged by the shared vision with Kenya Airways and the common urgency to find solutions that will enable travelling customers stay connected to their loved ones and businesses whilst they travel,” said Faria.

“At Kenya Airways, we are now moving towards a strategic direction that affords us an opportunity to meet our guests’ needs aboard our aircrafts and also extend the same brand value to their communication needs through an affordable option,” Dr Naikuni said.

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