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Airlines in Kenya Flag of Kenya

This page provides links to all currently operating international, regional, domestic, passenger and cargo airlines registered in Kenya.Click on Airline Name for contact, fleet, route and accident data.

Airlines in Kenya
Airline Main Base
IATA code
ICAO code
IATA Prefix
Start of ops.
748 Air Services Nairobi (NBO)
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IHO
1998
Aberdair Aviation Nairobi (WIL)
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-
-
2009
African Express Airways - AEA Nairobi (NBO)
XU
AXK
1986
Air Traffic Nairobi (WIL)
-
ATY
2004
Airkenya Nairobi (WIL)
P2
XAK
1987
ALS - Aircraft Leasing Services Nairobi (WIL)
K4
ALW
1989
Astral Aviation Nairboi (NBO)
8V
ACP
2000
Bluebird Aviation Nairobi (WIL)
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BBZ
-
1999
Blue Sky Aviation Mombasa (MBA)
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SBK
1996
D-Connection Nairobi (WIL)
DQ
DCP
2004
FastJet Kenya  
2016
Fly SAX Nairboi (NBO)
B5
EXZ
2012
Fly540 Nairbobi (NBO)
5H
FFV
2006
Freedom Airline Express Nairobi (WIL)
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-
-
2008
Global Airlift Nairobi (WIL)
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-
-
1996
JamboJet Nairbobi (NBO)
JX
-
-
2014
Jubba Airways Kenya Nairbobi (NBO)
3J
JBW
-
2009
Kenya Airways Nairobi (NBO)
KQ
KQA
706
1977
Mombasa Air Safari - MAS Mombasa (MBA)
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-
2009
Rudufu Nairobi (NBO)
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-
-
2014
SafariLink Aviation Nairobi (WIL)
F2
XLK
2004
Safe Air Company Nairobi (WIL)
K3
SAQ
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2002
Skytrail Air Safaris Mombasa (MBA)
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-
-
1982
Skyward Express Nairobi (WIL)
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-
-
2014
           

Recently defunct airlines in
Airline Fate
IATA code
ICAO code
Start of ops.
End of ops.
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Airline hull loss accidents in Kenya
Date
Airline Aircraft type Reg. Location Fatal
Cat.
04-Jan-15 Skyward International Aviation Fokker 50 5Y-SIB Nairobi-Jomo... 0 crashed
02-Jul-14 Skyward International Aviation Fokker 50 5Y-CET near Nairobi-Jomo... 4 crashed
22-Aug-12 Mombasa Air Safari Let L-410UVP-E9 5Y-UVP Ngerende Air... 4 crashed
27-Jan-11 Fly540 Fokker F-27 Friendship 500CRF 5X-FFD Nairobi-Wils... 0 crashed
09-Nov-09 Blue Bird Aviation Beech 1900D 5Y-VVQ Nairobi-Wils... 1 crashed
13-Oct-09 Safari Airlines Boeing 707-321C J5-GGU Mombasa-Moi ... 0 crashed
10-Jul-08 SafariLink Let L-410UVP-E9 5Y-VVB Kichwa Tembo... 0 crashed
06-Aug-07 Blue Bird Aviation Beech B200 Super King Air 5Y-HHM Garissa Airp... 0 crashed
06-Jul-07 Aero Kenya Beech 1900C 5Y-BTT Nairobi-Wils... 0 crashed
30-Dec-06 Sky Relief Services, op.for Red Cross DHC-5 Buffalo 5Y-SRK near Nairobi-Jomo... 0 crashed
01-Nov-06 748 Air Services Antonov 12BP 9L-LFQ Lokichoggio ... 0 crashed
10-Jun-05 748 Air Services Hawker Siddeley HS-780 Andover C.1 5Y-SFE Lokichoggio ... 0 crashed
10-Jun-05 UN, opb Transafrik Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules S9-BAS Lokichoggio ... 0 crashed
23-May-04 Blue Bird Aviation Let L-410UVP-E3 5Y-VVD near Mwingi 2 crashed
07-Dec-03 East African Safari Fokker F-28 Fellowship 4000 5Y-NNN Lokichoggio ... 0 crashed
19-Jul-03 Ryan Blake Air Charter Swearingen SA226-TC Metro II ZS-OYI Mount Kenya 14 crashed
24-Jan-03 African Commuter Services Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I 5Y-EMJ Busia 3 crashed
28-Nov-02 Eagle Aviation Let L-410UVP-E20 5Y-ONT near Ol Kiombo Ai... 1 crashed
17-Apr-02 United Airlines Let L-410UVP-E9 5Y-UAS Mara Ngerend... 0 crashed
12-Jul-00 Skylink Kenya Cessna 208 Caravan I 5Y-JAO Nairobi-Wils...   crashed
26-Nov-99 DHL Aviation Africa Cessna 208 Caravan I 5Y-RAN Nairobi-Jomo... 4 crashed
29-May-99 Malindi Air Services Let L-410UVP-E 5Y-LET Ol Kiombo 2 crashed
06-Nov-98 AD Aviation Aircharters Beech 200 Super King Air 5Y-JKB near Nairobi 3 crashed
14-Sep-98 Avia Trend Antonov 32B 4K-66759 Lokichoggio ... 0 crashed
10-Mar-98 Air Memphis Boeing 707-336C SU-PBA Mombasa-Moi ... 6 crashed
15-Jun-97 Trackmark Cargo Cessna F406 Caravan II 5Y-TAL Nairobi-Wils...   crashed
12-Jun-95 Tawakal Airlines Cessna F406 Caravan II 5Y-ING Nairobi   crashed
08-Aug-94 Tawakal Airlines Cessna F406 Caravan II 5Y-JJG near Nairobi-Wils... 0 crashed
23-Apr-94 Air Manitoba, op.for Relief Air Transport Curtiss C-46F C-GIXZ near Lokichoggio ... 0 crashed
07-Nov-93 Professional Aviation Services AMI DC-3-65TP ZS-KCV Lokichoggio ... 0 crashed
04-Dec-90 Sudania Boeing 707-321C ST-SAC near Nairobi-Jomo... 10 crashed
17-May-89 Somali Airlines Boeing 707-330B 6O-SBT Nairobi-Jomo... 0 crashed
10-Jul-88 Kenya Airways Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 5Y-BBS Kisumu Airpo... 0 crashed
15-Aug-87 Sunbird Aviation Douglas C-47B (DC-3) 5Y-DAK Kilaguni 0 crashed
24-Jul-78 Amphibians BN-2A Trislander Mk.III-2 5Y-CMC Nyeri Hills 5 crashed
06-Jul-78 Tradewinds Airways Canadair CL-44D4-6 G-BCWJ Nairobi-Jomo... 0 crashed
04-Oct-76 Emirates Air Transport Douglas DC-7CF TZ-ARC near Nairobi 4 crashed
20-Nov-74 Lufthansa Boeing 747-130 D-ABYB Nairobi Inte... 59 crashed
06-Apr-71 Kenya CAA Douglas R4D-6 (DC-3) 5Y-DCA Nairobi Inte...   crashed
11-Apr-62 East African Airways Canadair C-4 Argonaut VP-KNY Nairobi-Emba... 0 crashed
15-Mar-55 Italian AF Douglas C-53D-DO (DC-3) MM61769 near Nairobi 0 crashed
29-Nov-44 BOAC Lockheed 18 Lodestar G-AGBW Kinangop Pea... 11 crashed
27-Jul-38 Imperial Airways Armstrong Whitworth AW.15 Atalanta G-ABTG near Kisumu 4 crashed

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