Liz Aluvanze appointed new CEO for Kenya Association of Air Operators

Monday, September 26th, 2022 16:01 | By
Liz Aluvanze
Liz Aluvanze. PHOTO/Courtesy

Engineer Liz Aluvanze has been appointed as the new CEO of the Kenya Association of Air Operators (KAAO).

This follows the retirement of Col. (Rtd) E. K. Waithaka who has held the position for 25 years.

Liz is an Air Transport Masters graduate of Cranfield University and holds a (BEng) in Aerospace Engineering from Manchester. Prior to her appointment she worked at the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) and has worked with various airlines including Kenya Airways and Fastjet. 

“The Executive Committee appreciates the leadership and expertise the association received from outgoing CEO Col. (Rtd) E. K. Waithaka, and we wish him the best in his future endeavors. Col (Rtd) has had an illustrious career and his experience and expertise will continue to be a great resource to the association including the management, staff and the air transport industry," Mbuvi Ngunze, Chairman of KAAO, said.

Mbuvi Ngunze's comments on Liz Aluvanze

“The executive committee welcomes Liz Aluvanze into her new role and we look forward to tapping from her knowledge and skills as we work towards a new chapter for the association and its membership towards creating a safe, secure, sustainable and vibrant air transport system,” Ngunze added.

KAAO was created in 1965 with the aim of promoting, and protecting the interests of those engaged in civil aviation and associated industries in Kenya.

More on Business