Flights are the quickest form of transport in the modern world that is used for commercial purposes that requires immediate transactions. It has also helped in economical growth as it transports perishable goods such as flowers out of the Kenyan boarders earning more revenue to the country.
Flight Dispatcher have facilitated this mode of transport as their main duties are:
1. Planning flight paths.
2. Provide flight services.
3. Advise pilots on the aircraft changes.
4. Take into account aircraft performance based on loading, enroute winds, thunderstorm and turbulence forecast, airspace restrictions and airport conditions.
You are wondering how much is a Flight Dispatcher paid in Kenya? A flight dispatcher is highly paid in Kenya such that a flight dispatcher salary in Kenya per month is Ksh.133,700 on average including all the monthly allowances.
Flight Dispatcher Salary In Kenya Airways
Kenya Airways is a flag carrier airline in Kenya that is facilitates all international travels.
Flight Dispatcher salary in Kenya airways earns a monthly salary of Ksh 144,000 that includes all allowances.
Flight Dispatcher Course In Kenya
Is flight dispatcher a good career? Yes. Flight dispatcher is a good career in Kenya that is in high demand. Flight dispatcher courses are offered in specialized aviation schools which groom students in becoming Flight Dispatchers as their career of choice.
Flight Dispatcher Requirements
For one to become a Flight Dispatcher, he or she must:
1. Hold a KCAA flight operations license.
2. Must have work in airline operations control for atleast three years.
3. Undergo KQ Pride Training Centre Flight Operations Officer’s course.
4. Complete 6months internship at Kenya Airways Operations Control Centre.
KCAA Flight Dispatcher License
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority(KCAA) provide economic regulation of air services and development of Civil Aviation.
KCAA provides Flight Dispatcher license after meeting the qualifications in becoming a Flight Dispatcher.
Flight Dispatcher Jobs In Kenya
There are various job opportunities in Kenya that are vacant.Such jobs include:
a. Aviation Maintenance Technician -Berry Aviation in Homabay.
b. Fixed wing pilot in command-Berry Aviation.
c. Flights Operations Officer -Amref Kenya.
d. Load Controller. Passenger Ramp services-Kenya Airways.
e. Aircraft Towing Operator-Amref Kenya.
f. Swissport Team leader-Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA).
g. Superintendent Laundry Shop-Kenya Airways.
To summarize, Flight Dispatcher is the best aviation career that one would wish to study in the aviation schools. They also earn many allowances per month that tend to increase their monthly salary.