Editor's Review

Alice Waweru worked as a flight purser for Kenya Airways for 38 years.

It was a spectacular scene for Kenya Airways' retiring staff after a brief ceremony was organised for her ahead of her retirement.

Alice Waweru gifted after 38 years of service at KQ.

To celebrate Flight Purser Alice Waweru's 38 years of service, her arrival at JKIA was treated to a water cannon salutation.

The flight purser is the cabin manager (chief flight attendant). The purser oversees the flight attendants by making sure airline passengers are safe and comfortable. A flight purser completes detailed reports and verifies all safety procedures are followed.

Warm reception for Alice Waweru after descending the KQ plane.

Her first assignment was her trip to New York, JFK Airport.

"To honour her for the exemplary service, we mounted a ceremonial water cannon salute which took her by surprise," KQ said.

Alice Waweru having fun with his children and husband.

Alice was welcomed back from New York by Senior KQ staff, her husband and her three children; two sons and a daughter.

She was moved by the unexpected unfolding event.

A picture moment for Alice Waweru as she retires.

"I am so speechless right now. My journey at KQ has been marked by self-development, and now I stand ready for this new chapter and the exploration of new frontiers."

 Alice was further treated to a cake-cutting session that was characterised by mingling with her colleagues and family as they took photos for future memories.

Alice Wahome, her husband and her family cut a cake.