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About Kenya Airways
Kenya Airways Ltd is commonly known as Kenya Airways is the flag carrier of Kenya and was founded in 1977 after the dissolution of East African Airways. The main hub of this airline is situated at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport with head office located in Embakasi, Nairobi. In 1955 it was fully owned by Government of Kenya but in 1996 it came in hand of private sector and currently it is successfully running under a public-private partnership. The largest shareholder of Kenya Airways is Government of Kenya which own 29.8% of its share and KLM which own its 26.73% stake in the company. The rest shares are owned by private owners. The shares are traded in the Nairobi Stock Exchange, the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange, and the Uganda Securities Exchange.
This airline is widely considered as one of the leading Sub-Saharan operators and in January 2013 it was ranked 4th among the top ten ones that operate in Africa by seat capacity after South African Airways. It covers more African destinations than any other carrier. In 2005, Kenya Airways became the first airline in sub-Saharan Africa to achieve the IOSA certification (IATA Operational Safety Audit), a rigorous safety standard. In 2010 again it achieved the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO).
About Dubai (DXB)
Situated on the Persian Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula, the emirate of Dubai is a city-state in the United Arab Emirates. Since Dubai lies directly within the Arabian Desert, so the city has a desert climate most of the year. Hence, the land experiences extremely hot summers and warm winters with high humidity. Dubai's sole airport, Dubai International Airport is hailed as the largest hub in the Middle East. The major hub is classified properly into three giant terminals with Terminal 1 operating as the main terminal. Dubai also has an international cruise terminal at Port Rashid, which serves as a trading hub for dhows from Indian Ocean. Besides this boat service, leaving the stations like Bandar Lengeh and Bandar Abbas also serve as an exciting transport option.
The most beautiful tourist attraction in Dubai is Palm Island, which is a beautiful man-made island, carved in the shape of palm tree. The island is hailed as the 8th wonder of the world. This crescent piece of land comprises Palm Hotel and Resort and Aqua Venture Water Park. Dubai Mall and Mall of the Emirates are two famous regions in this city which have a huge collection of shops and boutique houses with latest collection of apparels, big amusement centers and many other family fun activities. Ndubai Fountain, Dubai Creek, Dubai Gold, Spice Souks, Dubai Museum and Burj Khalifa are other favorite spots which visitors from all over the world love to visit again and again.
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