NAIROBI, Kenya Jun 7 – British Airways has appointed Kevin Leung as the new commercial manager for Kenya.
He has been the airline’s commercial operations manager in Ghana since March 2015.
“I’m delighted to be involved at what is an exciting time for British Airways in Kenya. We’re adding benefits to the small and medium enterprises sector with our On Business programme and we’re increasing capacity over the busy four-month period from July to October,” he said.
He says the airline is also introducing new menus in all cabins on its Nairobi flights. These will include more variety in World Traveller Plus, Club World and First as well as Goodnight Service in Club World, which allows customer to maximise their sleep.
Leung is a graduate of University College London and the London School of Economics, where he obtained a Master’s Degree in Health, Population and Society.
In addition to his commercial experience in Ghana he brings three years of planning, customer service and sales development knowledge gained during previous roles in London.
He was part of the in-flight customer experience, business planning and performance projects which ensured the smooth introduction of new aircraft to the British Airways’ fleet.
He has also worked on optimising the airline’s global network, specifically in Africa and the Middle East and in a sales development role in the joint business with Japan Airlines and Finn air.