African Express Airways

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African Express Airways
African Express Airways Logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
XU AXK EXPRESS JET
Founded 1986
Hubs Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
Focus cities Dubai International Airport
Fleet size 7
Destinations 30
Headquarters Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
Embakasi, Nairobi, Kenya
Website www.africanexpress.net

African Express Airways Somali-owned[1] Kenyan airline with its head office at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Embakasi, Nairobi, Kenya.[2] It is a short-haul airline, which caters to business and leisure travellers and operates daily departures.

Destinations[edit]

As of August 2017, 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]

African Express Airways Embraer 120
African Express Airways Bombardier CRJ200

The African Express Airways fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of August 2017):[4]

African Express Airways Fleet
Aircraft Total Orders Passengers
C Y Total
McDonnell Douglas MD-82 2 14 134 148
Douglas DC-9-30 2 10 90 100
Bombardier CRJ200LR 1 50 50
Embraer EMB 120ER Brasilia 1 30 30
Embraer EMB 120RT Brasilia 1 30 30
Total 7

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Turkish airline launches landmark Mogadishu flight" (PDF). Arab Times. 7 March 2012. Retrieved 27 June 2014. Several Somali airlines, including Kenya-based African Express, fly into Somalia from neighbouring nations,[...] 
  2. ^ "Contact." African Express Airways. Retrieved on 6 April 2018. "Headquarters: Nairobi, Kenya Embakasi – Airport North Road, JKIA P.O BOX 19202-00501 Nairobi, Kenya."
  3. ^ "December Flight Schedule". Archived from the original on 2008-12-05. Retrieved 2009-03-25. 
  4. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2017 (Part One)". Airliner World. No. October 2017. p. 19. 

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