748 Air Services

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Seven Four Eight Air Services
IATA ICAO Callsign
IHO 748
AOC #118
HubsWilson Airport
Secondary hubsJuba International Airport
Focus citiesJuba, Lokichogio
Fleet size12
Company sloganWe Go Above and Beyond
HeadquartersNairobi Kenya
Key peopleAhmed Jibril

Seven Four Eight Air Services Also known doing business as 748 Air Services is a charter airline operating in the passenger and cargo business. Its head office is in Wilson Airport in Nairobi, Kenya.[1]


The airline was established in 1995 by Ahmed Rashid Jibril, its first managing director. Its first aircraft was a Hawker Siddely 748 giving also the name of the company. The aircraft was used on a charter basis for relief and humanitarian organizations operating in remote areas of Sudan, currently what is South Sudan, Somalia, East Africa and Central Africa.

The airline grew over the years and as of 2019 operated twelve aircraft.[2]


The 748 Air Services fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of August 2017):[3][better source needed]

748 Air Services Fleet
Aircraft In
Orders Passengers Notes
Bombardier Dash 8-100 6 37
Bombardier Dash 8-Q400 3 78
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan 3 13
Total 12

Previously operated[edit]

Accidents and incidents[edit]


  1. ^ "Contact Us Archived 2010-01-04 at the Wayback Machine." 748 Air Services. Retrieved on 27 June 2010.
  2. ^ "748 Air Services: Director". 748airservicesltd.com. Retrieved 2016-11-10.
  3. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2017 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2017): 19.
  4. ^ "3C-KKB Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 22 June 2010.
  5. ^ "Accident description". The Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 21 April 2011.
  6. ^ "Accident description". The Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 22 June 2014.
  7. ^ "Accident: 748 Air Services A748 at Bentiu on Feb 17th 2014, runway excursion". The Aviation Herald. Retrieved 8 March 2018.

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