Tag Archives: FAA

BySebina Muwanga

Portable Electronic Devices are safer in the aircraft cabin

Aviation regulations require that pre-flight safety briefings and demonstrations be conducted to explain interalia; conditions for use of Portable Electronic Devices (PEDs).

What are PEDs?

Any piece of lightweight electrically-powered equipment is a PED. This includes toys, cellular phones, e-readers, tablets, laptops, voice recorders, camcorders, MP-3 players, watches, shavers, hearing aids, pace makers and blood glucose meters.

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ByMichael Otieno

What’s all the fuss about JKIA category one status?

During a networking session at the end of a recent travel workshop, it occurred to me just how many misconceptions people have about air travel.

Someone commented that the current US administration was more pro-Kenya than the previous Obama administration because of the upgrade of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Category One status.

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