KENYA AIRWAYS TAKES ACTION ON ZEROTOLERANCE POLICY THROUGH STAFF TRAINING AND AWARENESS RAISING

Kenya Airways has worked with the USAID Reducing Opportunities for Unlawful Transport of Endangered Species (ROUTES) Partnership to hold a training for staff on how to detect and stop wildlife trafficking.

The national carrier is among a total of 89 airlines and organizations which have signed up to the United for Wildlife Transport Taskforce Buckingham Palace Declaration against illegal wildlife trade. Speaking during the Awareness Training on Combating of Wildlife Trafficking at the Kenya Airways Pride Centre in Nairobi, Her Excellency, First Lady of the Republic of Kenya Margaret Kenyatta said: “I applaud this initiative that stands out as an innovative measure that includes the global transportation systems to help break these illegal chains of unlawful transportation of endangered species”.