|Destinations||12 (area only total, particulars not included)|
|Parent company||Air Kenya Express Limited|
Airkenya Express was formed and started operations in 1987 from the merger of Air Kenya and Sunbird Aviation. The two companies had over 20 years of general aviation experience in East Africa. Airkenya Aviation became Airkenya Express in January 2007. The airline is wholly owned by a Kenyan-controlled consortium and has 165 employees. It carried 100,000 passengers in 2014, as against 120,000 in 2013.
Airkenya Express Limited operates to the following airports (as of May 2014):
Domestic scheduled destinations:
- Amboseli (Amboseli Airport)
- Ukunda / Diani Beach (Ukunda Airport)
- Lamu (Manda Airport)
- Lewa Downs (Lewa Airport)
- Malindi (Malindi Airport)
- Maasai Mara (Keekorok, Kichwa, Musiara, Ngerende, Olekiombo, Serena, Shikar and Siana airstrips.)
- Meru (Mulika Lodge Airport)
- Nanyuki (Nanyuki Airport)
- Samburu (Samburu Airport)
International scheduled destinations:
Accidents and incidents
- In February 1992, Douglas DC-3C 5Y-BBN was written off at an airstrip in the Maasai Mara. The aircraft was scrapped in situ in 1993.
The Airkenya fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of August 2017):
|Bombardier Dash 8-100||1||—||37|
|Cessna Grand Caravan C208B||4||—||11|
|De Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter||3||—||18||(as of August 2019)|
|De Havilland Canada Dash 7-100||2||—||50||(as of August 2019)|
- "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-03-27. p. 70.
- "Flying Wild". Airliner World: 24–30. July 2015.
- Air Kenya website
- "5Y-BBN Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 24 June 2010.
- "Global Airline Guide 2017 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2017): 19.
- "Global Airline Guide 2019 (Part One)". Airliner World. October 2019: 18.
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