Kenya Airways begins to convert Boeing 787 passengers to Freighter Aircraft
Kenya Airways (KQ) is seeking to convert some passenger planes into cargo planes to adapt to the pandemic in response to the impact of reduced passenger capacity. The company plans to convert two high-capacity passenger planes into freighters first to increase its cargo capacity.
Allan Kilavuka, CEO of KQ, said that the first two aircraft will be modified before the end of the year, and they are still discussing aircraft contract restructuring with other leasing companies.
It is reported that Kenya Airways currently has about 38 aircraft, including 9 Boeing 787s.