Airkenya Express

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Airkenya Express
AirKenay07logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
P2 XAK SUNEXPRESS
Founded 1987
Hubs Wilson Airport
Subsidiaries Regional Air
Fleet size 9
Destinations 12 (area only total, particulars not included)
Parent company Air Kenya Express Limited
Headquarters Nairobi, Kenya
Website http://www.airkenya.com/
Airkenya Dash 7

Airkenya Express is an airline based in Nairobi, Kenya. It operates domestic scheduled and charter services, as well as scheduled flights to Tanzania. Its main base is Wilson Airport, Nairobi.[1]

History[edit]

Air Kenya 1990 Logo

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.[1] It carried 100,000 passengers in 2014, as against 120,000 in 2013.[2]

AirKenya has two wholly owned subsidiaries: Regional Air Services in Tanzania launched in 1997 and AeroLink in Uganda launched in 2012.[2]

Services[edit]

Airkenya Express Limited operates to the following airports (as of May 2014):[3]

Domestic scheduled destinations:

International scheduled destinations:

Accidents and incidents[edit]

Fleet[edit]

The Airkenya fleet includes the following aircraft (at May 2014)[5]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-03-27. p. 70. 
  2. ^ a b "Flying Wild". Airliner World: 24–30. July 2015. 
  3. ^ Air Kenya website
  4. ^ "5Y-BBN Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 24 June 2010. 
  5. ^ Airkenya's Fleet Official website

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