Bluebird Aviation

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Bluebird Aviation
IATA
ICAO
BBZ
Callsign
COBRA
Founded 1999
Hubs Wilson Airport
Fleet size 21
Headquarters Nairobi, Kenya
Website www.bluebirdaviation.com
For the Sudanese airline, see Blue Bird Aviation

Bluebird Aviation is a regional airline based in Nairobi, Kenya. It was established in 1999 and operates regional charter services. Its main base is Wilson Airport, Nairobi.[1]

Description[edit]

Bluebird Aviation Limited is a Kenyan aircharter company based at Wilson Airport, Nairobi. The company was incorporated in 1999 and operates scheduled, non-scheduled and adhoc air charter services within the East and Central African region with special emphasis on Eastern Africa. The company is a member of the Kenya Association of Air Operators, an umbrella body that champions the interests of aviation in Kenya.

Staff[edit]

The company has over 80 staff ranging from airline pilots, aircraft engineers, and finance managers to ground and air operations staff.

Fleet[edit]

The Bluebird Aviation fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of July 2011):[2]

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • 23 May 2004: Two Bluebird Aviation Let L-410 Turbolet planes hit each other inflight. One of the planes crashed into the ground, killing both two crew members (all on board), while the another landed safely.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-03-27. p. 86. 
  2. ^ Günter Endres, ed. (2011). Flight International World Airlines 2011. Sutton, Surrey, England: Reed Business Information. ISBN 978-1-898779-43-8. 
  3. ^ aviation-safety.net: Accident description

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