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East African Airways Ex-Staff Reunion 2018

The next reunion for ex-EAA staff will be in London on June 16th 2018. Any former staff (or their relatives) are invited to contact reunion@eastafricanairways.com for details.

Pictures from previous reunions can be found in the Reunion page (password required)

Rest in Peace

  • Dave Allen - 12/10/2017 in Canada
  • Ros McClachlan - 15/10/2017 in Sydney, Australia
  • Michael J Furniss - 07/07/2017 in New Zealand
  • Una Buchanan - 10/04/2017
  • Naomi Williamson - 25/03/2017
  • Sylvia Meadley - 25/01/2017
  • Eric Cook - 12/01/2017
  • Chris Coldrey - 13/11/2016
  • Tony Crosse - 04/09/2016
  • Eddie Jordaan - 04/08/2016 - in South Africa
  • Tony Howe - ??/04/2016
  • Tony Burleton - 23/03/2016 - aged 90
  • Eric Garland - 17/01/2016 - aged 95
  • Colin Skillett - 11/12/2015
  • Tug Wilson - 19/10/2015 - aged 94
  • Mike 'Hoppy' Hopkins - 28/09/2015
  • Mike Sawbridge - 27/09/2015
  • Peter Young
  • This is to let you know of the death of my husband Senior Country Member AC0516 Peter Young. Peter had a full career after learning to fly at the Aero Club 1966-68. He flew for Tim-Air Charters, Tanzania, then joined Air Kenya Nairobi in 1971, and East African Airways in 1975, flying DC3. He was with Kenya Airways for ten years as Captain flying F27, DC9, B707. After a brief time with Ligne Aerienne Seychelles, he joined Singapore Airlines and flew Airbus A310 until retirement in 2000. He passed away peacefully in hospital in Ireland after a long illness, and will be missed by family and friends. Sincerely, Vivien Young

  • Frank Orpin - 06/07/2015
  • Sad to hear that Frank Orpin passed away this morning of Monday 6th July 2015 in hospital in Bournemouth. Frank worked in EAA Engineering from around 1965 to 1973, then moved on to MAS in Kuala Lumpur. One of the few to hold Airframe, Engine and Electrics licences.

    Frank caught the spirit of East Africa during those seemingly carefree days of sun, sea and safari and these became a regular source of fond recollections during these recent times of failing health. Kwaheri Rafiki, RIP.

  • Helge Berthelsen - 16/05/2015
  • Henry Everitt (Chief Steward) - 14/04/2015
  • Pete Smith 12/04/2015
  • Gordon Evans (Snr Steward) - 09/04/2015 - aged 90
  • Mike Harley - 16/03/2015
  • Pete Lucas - ??/01/2015
  • Jackie Freeman - 14/12/2014
  • Gordon Mitchell - 13/12/2014
  • Dick McNair - 03/11/2014
  • Mike Piddlesden - (Flight Engineer) - 21/08/2014
  • Ken Fuller - 31/05/2014
  • Phil Shaw - 12/04/2014
  • Tony Haigh - ??/11/2013