Kencargo Airlines International

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Kencargo Airlines International
IATA ICAO Callsign
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Founded 2001
Ceased operations 2004
Parent company Kenya Airways

Kencargo Airlines International was a cargo airline based in Kenya. It ceased operations in 2004,.[1]


The airline was established and started operations in April 2001 [2] as a joint venture between Kenya Airways, KLM and Martinair, to link all three airlines with Kenya Airways daily intra-African network.

The airline ceased operations in April 2004 when Kenya Airways acquired all the shares held by the other Joint Venture partners,[3] formed Kenya Airways Cargo and transferred Kencargo's business to the new entity.[1][4]


As at incorporation, the company's shareholding was as follows:[5] .

Kencargo Airlines International Ownership
Rank Name of Owner Percentage Ownership
1 Kenya Airways 60
2 KLM 20
3 Martinair 20
Total 100.00

See also[edit]

  1. Kenya Airways
  2. KLM
  3. Martinair