Flight Dispatcher Salary In Kenya 2023

Flights are the quickest form of transport in the modern world that is used for commercial purposes that require immediate transactions. It has also helped in economic growth as it transports perishable goods such as flowers out of the Kenyan borders earning more revenue for the country. Flight Dispatcher has facilitated this mode of transport as their primary duties are:

  • 1. Planning flight paths.
  • 2. Provide flight services.
  • 3. Advise pilots on the aircraft changes.

Take into account aircraft performance based on loading, en route winds, thunderstorm and turbulence forecast, airspace restrictions, and airport conditions.

You are wondering how much is a Dispatcher paid in Kenya? A dispatcher is highly paid in Kenya such that a flight dispatcher’s 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 facilitates all international travel.

Flight Dispatcher salary in Kenya airways earns a monthly salary of Ksh 144,000, including all allowances.

Course In Kenya

Is dispatcher a good career? Yes. Dispatcher is a good career in Kenya that is in high demand.

Flight dispatcher courses are offered in specialized aviation schools which groom students to become Flight Dispatchers as their career of choice.


For one to become a Dispatcher, he or she must:

  • 1. Hold a KCAA flight operations license.
  • 2. Must have worked in airline operations control for at least three years.
  • 3. Undergo KQ Pride Training Centre Flight Operations Officer’s course.
  • 4. Complete a 6months internship at Kenya Airways Operations Control Centre.

KCAA Flight Dispatcher License

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority(KCAA) provides economic regulation of air services and development of Civil Aviation.

KCAA provides a Dispatcher license after meeting the qualifications for becoming a Flight Dispatcher.

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.

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