Kaya Airlines

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Kaya Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 1991
Operating bases Maputo International Airport
Focus cities Nampula Airport
Fleet size 6
Destinations All Domestic and regional
Headquarters Maputo International Airport
Maputo, Mozambique
Key people Leonardo Simao, Attie van Deventer
Website http://www.flykaya.com/

Kaya Airlines (a JetVision Holdings Company) is a Mozambican airline re-branded from Transairways and Sabin Air.[1] The airline was established on 1991, but ceased operations afterwards. It resumed operations on 29 August 2011, flies within the country of Mozambique.[2] Its head office is at Maputo International Airport.[3] As and from 2016 KAYA Airlines is a JetVision Holdings company, with JetVision entering into a majority stake agreement with KAYA Airlines.[citation needed]


As of August 2013 the fleet included:[4]


Kaya Airlines restarted operations with flights to a limited number of destinations but hopes to expand the network in the future. In addition to charter flights, the company has started to fly to the island of Inhaca in Maputo and plans to do so to Machangulo and Zongoene.[6] Kaya Airlines is currently on the List of air carriers banned in the European Union due to its safety issues, preventing it from flying new routes to the European Union.

Incidents and accidents[edit]

On 3 December 2010 a Beechcraft 1900 registration number C9-AUO crashed on approach to runway 23 in Maputo International Airport. The cause was due to bad weather mainly strong winds.


  1. ^ "Plane crashes at Maputo International Airport." Retrieved on 8 April 2011.
  2. ^ Kaya Airlines retoma voos regulares em Moçambique (in Portuguese)
  3. ^ "index.swf." Kaya Airlines. Retrieved on 14 December 2011. "Sales and operations: Maputo International Airport"
  4. ^ Flight International, 3–9 October 2009
  5. ^ Kaya Airlines recomeçou as suas operações internas (in Portuguese)
  6. ^ "Mozambique’s Kaya Airlines launches new routes". Retrieved 2013-01-11. 

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