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Flier Forced to Sit Next to Corpse for 10 Hours

Kenya Airways reimburses half her ticket cost

(Newser) - Partial reimbursement for a flight was apparently enough to placate a Swedish passenger forced to sit across the aisle from a corpse for most of her 10-hour flight to Tanzania. The extremely ill passenger was sweating and suffering from convulsions when Swedish radio reporter Lena Pettersson boarded the Kenya Airways... More »

Kenya Airways Halts Flights from Paris

Nation's cash cow, tourism, is reeling in wake of violence

(Newser) - Plummeting tourism in the wake of January's post-election violence and France's sweeping advisory against travel to Kenya have emptied airline seats, triggering the cancellation of all Kenya Airways flights from Paris to Nairobi. The cancellation, which begins Feb. 26, will disrupt travel to other African destinations, including Congo and Rwanda. More »

Kenya Airways Flight Crashes in Cameroon

Dropped off the radar shortly after takeoff; 114 aboard

(Newser) - A Kenya Airways plane with 114 aboard has disappeared and is believed to have crashed in southern Cameroon. The Kenyan Standard reports that the plane sent out an automated distress signal five minutes after takeoff, and villagers near the suspected crash site say they heard an explosion. More »

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