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Mang’u High School Accorded a Boeing Aircraft by Kenya Airways

Mang’u High School is set to receive a Boeing plane from Kenya Airways, in a move aimed at supporting the institution’s aviation curriculum.

In a joint statement between the institution and Kenya Commercial Bank(KCB) in the country dated Wednesday, January 18, the plane was yet to be transported to the institution.

The partners in the deal that is set to benefit students at Mang’u indicated that the plane will be transported to the school in the coming days with the expenses catered for by KCB.

Additionally, it was noted that the move would be beneficial to the country given that the government was aiming to train at least 800 pilots annually.

Kenya Airways has donated an aircraft, Boeing 737-700 to the school, and KCB will facilitate its transfer from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to the Thika-based facility and support in kitting the aviation centre.

According to part of the joint statement between Mang’u high and Kenya Commercial Bank, the programme is expected to train a critical mass of future air traffic controllers, aircraft engineers, and pilots.

Mr. Anthony Maina, the school’s Board of Management (BOM) chair, thanked their partners for their kind gesture underlining the importance of the multi-million aircraft to the students.

“We are incredibly grateful for the support we have received from the bank and other organisations. We believe that a strong aviation program is essential for preparing students for the future in this field,” the BOM chairman stated.

The school offers training in technical skills such as propulsion, meteorology, and thermodynamics at the Moi Air Base in Eastleigh and Wilson Airport, Nairobi County.

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