Kenya Airways Boosts Cargo Capacity with Boeing 737 Freighter

Kenya Airways adds a Boeing 737-800F, set to operate on over 10 routes, with a second 737-800F addition planned for early 2024.

Kenya Airways Boeing 737SF
Source/ Kenya Airways

Kenya Airways (KQ) has announced the addition of a Boeing 737-800 Freighter aircraft to its fleet, marking an expansion in its cargo capacity.

Increased Cargo Capacity and New Destinations

With the addition of this freighter, KQ will now offer increased cargo capacity to existing routes as well as new cargo destinations and we encourage the market to take advantage of the new provision to maximize on the trade opportunities and potential for the region,” said KQ Group MD and CEO, Allan Kilavuka, during the 4th edition of the Global Logistics Convention (GLC) held in Nairobi from November 22-24, 2023.

The 737 Freighter will operate on routes including Sharjah, Dubai World Central, Jeddah, Riyadh, Dakar, Lagos, Ndjamena, Mogadishu, Mumbai, Free Town, and Monrovia.


KQ Cargo currently operates a fleet of two Boeing 737-300Fs, with plans to add a second Boeing 737-800 Freighter to enter service in February 2024.