African Express Airways

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Not to be confused with South African Express Airways.
African Express Airways
IATA
XU
ICAO
AXK
Callsign
EXPRESS JET
Founded 1986
Hubs Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
Focus cities Dubai International Airport
Fleet size 7[1]
Destinations 13
Headquarters Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
Embakasi, Nairobi, Kenya
Website www.africanexpress.co.ke

African Express Airways is a Somali-owned airline based at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya.[2] It is a short-haul airline, which caters to business and leisure travellers and operates daily departures.

Destinations[edit]

Abdirizak Khalif Isse, General Manager of African Express Airways' offices in Mogadishu, Somalia.

As of May 2014, African Express Airways operates services to the following domestic and international scheduled destinations:[3]

Services[edit]

African Express Airways has an Associate Jet Aircraft Maintenance Company located near its head offices. Jet Aircraft Maintenance Ltd is a firm specialized in jet aircraft maintenance, which ranges from 'A' to 'B', 'C' and 'D' checks for most medium-range aircraft of Western manufacture. The company has a new in situ hangar equipped with all facilities, including maintenance hangar rental services for third parties who may have their own engineers and approvals.

Fleet[edit]

As of December 2014, the African Express Airways fleet includes:[4]

African Express Airways Fleet
Aircraft Total Orders Passengers
C Y Total
Douglas DC-9 2 12 80 92
Embraer 120 2
McDonnell Douglas MD-82 2
Boeing 727-200 Advanced 2
Total 8

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