"Ironically, one of the reasons I came to Nairobi in the first place is the way I will be leaving it: Kenya Airways and its inaugural flight to New York this weekend", writes CNN news anchor Richard Quest for The East African.
"On Thursday I wanted to pay my first visit to the national airline’s headquarters and get a true sense of what makes this slowly rejuvenating legacy carrier tick.
"The cargo hangars at KQ Nairobi illustrate the complex challenges any airline CEO faces.
"We got a look inside the perishable goods hangar and an insight into the sheer scale of Kenya’s flower export industry. You may buy your tulips in Amsterdam, but don’t be surprised if they passed through this building at some point."