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Kenya is a republic in East Africa and is home to many different ethnic groups. Formerly a British colony, Kenya gained independence in 1963 and has been a republic since 1964. It is bordered on the north by Sudan and Ethiopia, on the east by Somalia and the Indian Ocean, on the south by Tanzania, and on the west by Lake Victoria and Uganda. Nairobi is the country's capital and largest city
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October 28, 2016Tamarind Air is a Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO) based non-scheduled cargo carrier. Believed to be still operating [status change]
October 28, 2016Solenta Aviation Kenya is part of the South African group [added]
October 28, 2016Safe Air was incorporated & registered in 2007. Non- scheduled and charter services from JKIA and Wilson Airports [added]

Airline

Operating DatesStatus

748 Air Services   

1994* - dateActive

^ Comments : 748 Air Services was formed in 1994

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Aberdair Aviation   

2009* - dateActive

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Acariza Aviation   

2006* - dateActive

^ Comments : Acariza Aviation is a charter service based at Wilson Airport, Nairobi

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A-D Aviation   

1970 - 2006Inactive

^ Comments : A-D Aviation was founded in 1970

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AD Aviation Aircharters   

2015* - dateActive

^ Comments : AD Aviation Aircharters is a charter service based at Wilson Airport, Nairobi

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Aero Air Service   

2009* - 2009*Status?

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Aero Kenya   

1997 - 2010Inactive

^ Comments : Aero Kenya was founded in 1997. Wilson Airport based scheduled and charter services

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AeroNav Air Services   

1997 - dateActive

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Africair   

1967* - 1968*Status?

^ Comments : Africair was formed in 1967

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African Air Cars   

1940sStatus?

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African Airlines International   

1987 - 2003Inactive

^ Comments : African Airlines International was established in 1986 & started operations in 1987

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African Cargo Airways (Services)   

1996* - 1996*Inactive

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African Cargo Airways (West Wing Aviation)   

1973* - 1977Inactive

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African Commuter Air Services (African Commuter Services)   

2003 - 2008Inactive

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African Eagle   

**** - ****Status?

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African Express Airways   

1987 - 1990Renamed

^ Comments : African Express Airways has its roots in Pioneer Airlines but was formed in 1986 with the same name & is based at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. Renamed to Equator Airlines & back

^ Genealogy : Pioneer Airlines >African Express Airways >Equator Airlines >African Express Airways

African Express Airways (AEA)   

1999 - dateActive

^ Comments : African Express Airways has its roots in Pioneer Airlines but was formed in 1986 with the same name & is based at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. Renamed to Equator Airlines & back

^ Genealogy : Pioneer Airlines >African Express Airways >Equator Airlines >African Express Airways

African International Airways   

1972* - 1972*Status?

^ Comments : African International Airways was formed in 1971

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Afrika Aviation   

2000 - 2005Inactive

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Aim Air (African Inland Mission)   

1999* - dateActive

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Air Chartered Traders   

(2001)Unconfirmed

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Air Direct-Connect   

2011 - dateActive

^ Comments : Air Direct-Connect was renamed from D-Connection (2010-2011)

^ Genealogy : D-Connection >Air Direct-Connect

Air East Africa   

1993* - 1996Inactive

^ Comments : Air East Africas' operations were suspended in 1996

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Air Express   

2003* - 2004*Inactive

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Air Flamingo   

1960sStatus?

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Air Kenya   

1970 - 1985Renamed

^ Comments : Airkenya Express was formed in 1966 as Wilkenair and renamed to Air Kenya in Jan1970. Merged with Sunbird Aviation to form Airkenya in 1985 and to current name in 2007

^ Genealogy : Air Kenya + Sunbird Aviation =>Airkenya Aviation >Airkenya Express

Air Traffic Africa   

2004 - dateActive

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Aircraft Leasing Services   

1985 - 2003*Renamed

^ Comments : Aircraft Leasing Services merged with its subsidiaries Falcon Air Charters & Sky Bird Air Safaris to form ALS

^ Genealogy : Aircraft Leasing Services + Falcon Air Charters + Sky Bird Air Safaris =>ALS

Airkenya   

2009* - dateActive

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Airkenya Aviation   

1985 - 2007Renamed

^ Comments : Airkenya Express was formed in 1966 as Wilkenair and renamed to Air Kenya in Jan1970. Merged with Sunbird Aviation to form Airkenya in 1985 and to current name in Jan2007

^ Genealogy : Air Kenya + Sunbird Aviation =>Airkenya Aviation >Airkenya Express

Airkenya Express   

2007 - dateActive

^ Comments : Airkenya Express was formed in 1966 as Wilkenair and renamed to Air Kenya in Jan1970. Merged with Sunbird Aviation to form Airkenya in 1985 and to current name in Jan2007

^ Genealogy : Wilkenair >Air Kenya + Sunbird Aviation =>Airkenya Aviation >Airkenya Express

Airstream Kenya   

2011* - 2015*Status?

^ Comments : At present little is known about Airstream Kenya

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ALS (Aircraft Leasing Services )   

2004* - dateActive

^ Comments : Aircraft Leasing Services merged with its subsidiaries Falcon Air Charters & Sky Bird Air Safaris to form ALS

^ Genealogy : Aircraft Leasing Services + Falcon Air Charters + Sky Bird Air Safaris =>ALS

Amphibians   

1978* - 1978*Inactive

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Arch Aviation   

1995* - 1996*Inactive

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ASA (African Safari Airways)   

1967 - 2008Inactive

^ Comments : ASA (African Safari Airways) was formed on 01Aug1967 to operate flights from Europe to East African game parks. Started operations on 31Dec1967 & ceased on 25Mar2008

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ASL Ltd   

(2009)Began?

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Astral Aviation   

2001 - dateActive

^ Comments : Astral Aviation is a cargo airline based in Nairobi, Kenya. It was established in Nov2000 and started operations in Jan2001

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Autair Helicopters   

1964* - 1970*Status?

^ Comments : Autair Helicopters was founded in Nairobi in 1964 as a subsiduary of Autair International Airways. Headed up by Freddie Wilcox

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Avonair   

1960sStatus?

^ Comments : Avonair was a charter company based in Malaidi

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Avro Express   

2011 - dateActive

^ Comments : Avro Express (formed in 2011) is a charter service based at Wilson Airport, Nairobi

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Baracuda Airways   

2016 - dateActive

^ Comments : Baracuda Airways operated its first flight on 28Jan2016, from Nairobi–Wilson to Homa Bay

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Blue Sky Aviation   

1996 - dateActive

^ Comments : Blue Sky Aviation was established & commenced operations in 1996 with a single Cessna 402

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Bluebird Aviation   

1992 - dateActive

^ Comments : Bluebird Aviation Limited, a locally registered Kenyan aircharter company based at Wilson Airport, Nairobi and was incorporated in 1992

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Branton Air Service   

1993* - 1997Inactive

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Britair East Africa   

1964* - 1965*Inactive

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Campling Bros. & Vanderwal   

1946* - 1964Renamed

^ Comments : Safari Air Services was formed in 1946 as Campling Bros. & Vanderwal

^ Genealogy : Campling Bros. & Vanderwal >Safari Air Services

Capital Airlines   

1993* - dateActive

^ Comments : Capital Airlines was established in 1993 and operates out of Wilson Airport, Nairobi providing non-schedule services throughout Africa, to southern Europe and to the Middle East

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Caspair (Caspar Air Charters)   

1949* - 1979Renamed

^ Comments : Airkenya Express was formed in 1966 as Wilkenair and renamed to Air Kenya in 1970. Merged with Sunbird Aviation to form Airkenya in 1985 and to current name in 2007

^ Genealogy : Caspair >Sunbird Aviation + Air Kenya =>Airkenya Aviation >Airkenya Express

Ceneast Airlines   

1990sStatus?

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CHS Aviation   

1990 - 1998Renamed

^ Comments : fly-SAX was formed in May1989 & ops started on 15Dec1990 as CHS Aviation. Rebranded as East African Safari Air in Feb1998 & in 2001 to iEast African Safari Air Express. Eventually to current name on 17Dec2010 when the remaining assets were purchased by Fly540

^ Genealogy : CHS Aviation +>East African Safari Air >East African Air Express >fly-SAX

Clairways   

1947* - 1953*Status?

^ Comments : Clairways was formed in 1947 & operated 3 Avro Ansons on charter & scheduled services out of Nairobi

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CMC Aviation   

1961 - 2011Renamed

^ Comments : DAC East Africa was rebranded from CMC Aviation

^ Genealogy : CMC Aviation >DAC East Africa

Coast Air   

**** - ****Status?

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Cobham-Blackburn Airlines   

**** - ****Status?

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Commuter Air Services   

2009* - 2009*Status?

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Cooper Skybird Air Charter   

Early 2000sInactive

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Cruisair   

**** - ****Status?

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DAC Aviation International   

1993* - dateActive

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DAC East Africa   

2011 - dateActive

^ Comments : DAC East Africa was rebranded from CMC Aviation (1961-2011)

^ Genealogy : CMC Aviation >DAC East Africa

DAS Air Cargo   

2004* - 2006*Status?

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D-Connection   

2009 - dateActive

^ Comments : Delta Connection was formed in 2004. Renamed to D-Connection in 2009 following a ruling on a trademark infringement

^ Genealogy : Delta Connection >D-Connection

Delta Connection   

2004* - 2009Renamed

^ Comments : Delta Connection was formed in 2004. Renamed to D-Connection in 2009 following a ruling on a trademark infringement

^ Genealogy : Delta Connection >D-Connection

Eagle Aviation   

1986 - 2003Renamed

^ Comments : Eagle Aviation started operations on 18Dec1986. Merged into East African Express [fly-SAX was formed in May1989 & ops started on 15Dec1990 as CHS Aviation. Rebranded as East African Safari Air in Feb1998 & in 2001 to East African Air Express. Eventually to current name on 17Dec2010 when the remaining assets were purchased by Fly540]

^ Genealogy : Eagle Aviation >>East African Express >fly-SAX

East African Air Charters   

2004* - 2008*Status?

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East African Airways   

1928* - 1936Inactive

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East African Airways   

1946 - 1976Inactive

^ Comments : East African Airways was founded on 01Jan1946. Went into liquidation and ceased operating in 1976. International and regional passenger and cargo airline that was supported by Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

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East African Express (East African Safari Air Express)   

2001 - 2010Inactive

^ Comments : fly-SAX was formed in May1989 & ops started on 15Dec1990 as CHS Aviation. Rebranded as East African Safari Air in Feb1998 & in 2001 to East African Air Express. Eventually to current name on 17Dec2010 when the remaining assets were purchased by Fly540

^ Genealogy : CHS Aviation +>East African Safari Air >East African Express >fly-SAX

East Coast Airlines (Kenya)   

**** - ****Status?

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Equator Airlines   

1990 - 1999Renamed

^ Comments : African Express Airways has its roots in Pioneer Airlines but was formed in 1986 with the same name & is based at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. Renamed to Equator Airlines & back

^ Genealogy : Pioneer Airlines >African Express Airways >Equator Airlines >African Express Airways

Executive Turbine Aviation   

2009* - 2009*Status?

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Falcon Air Charters   

2002* - 2003*Renamed

^ Comments : Aircraft Leasing Services merged with its subsidiaries Falcon Air Charters & Sky Bird Air Safaris to form ALS

^ Genealogy : Aircraft Leasing Services + Falcon Air Charters + Sky Bird Air Safaris =>ALS

Fast Airways (Freight Air Service Transport)   

1997* - 2000*Inactive

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Fastjet Kenya   

(2015)Began?

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Flamingo Airlines   

2000 - 2004Renamed

^ Comments : Flamingo Airlines was launched by Kenya Airways as domestic low-cost carrier under the name of Kenya Flamingo Airlines. Absorbed back into parent in Jul2004 [Kenya Airways was established following the breakup of East African Airways on 22Jan1977 & operations started on 04Feb1977. International and regional passenger scheduled airline that is the flag carrier of Kenya. Reabsorbed Flamingo Airlines, it's domestic subsiduary in 2004. First operator of B737-700 with blended winglets in 2001]

^ Genealogy : Kenya Flamingo Airlines >Flamingo Airlines >>Kenya Airways

Flamingo Airways   

**** - ****Status?

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Fly County Airlines   

2015 - dateActive

^ Comments : Fly County Airlines commenced domestic operations on 21Sep2015 with 3x weekly flights from its Nairobi Wilson base to Voi Ikanga airstrip

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Fly540   

2006 - dateActive

^ Comments : Fly540 operations started 24Nov2006 as a Lo-cost scheduled regional carrier out of Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International

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fly-SAX   

2012 - dateActive

^ Comments : fly-SAX was formed in May1989 & ops started on 15Dec1990 as CHS Aviation. Rebranded as East African Safari Air in Feb1998 & in 2001 to East African Air Express. Eventually to current name on 17Dec2010 when the remaining assets were purchased by Fly540

^ Genealogy : CHS Aviation +>East African Safari Air >East African Air Express >fly-SAX

Freedom Airline Express   

2008* - dateActive

^ Comments : Freedom Airline Express was founded in 2008

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Global Airlift   

1996* - dateActive

^ Comments : Global Airlift was formed in 1996 at Wilson Airport, Nairobi

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Global Star Airlines   

1997 - 1999Inactive

^ Comments : Global Star Airlines was a Nairobi based cargo charter services with 1x Boeing 727-100 2 x Douglas DC-3

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Great Airways   

2011* - dateActive

^ Comments : Great Airways is a non-scheduled air cargo carrier based at Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO). AOC was granted on 14Jan2011

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Ibis Aviation   

1999* - 1999*Status?

^ Comments :  

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Imatong Airlines   

2005 - 2014Inactive

^ Comments : Imatong Airlines ceased operations in 2014

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JamboJet   

2014 - dateActive

^ Comments : JamboJet started operations on 01Apl2014

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JetLink Express   

2004 - 2012Inactive

^ Comments : JetLink Express operations started in 2004 & ceased on 16Nov2012

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Jubba Airways (Kenya)   

2012* - dateActive

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KASAS   

2006* - dateActive

^ Comments : KASAS was founded in 2006 & is an aviation air charter company, operating from Wilson Airport Kenya

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Kaskazi Aviation   

2001* - 2006Inactive

^ Comments : Kaskazi Aviation was a Malindi based carrier founded in 2001

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Kencargo Airlines International   

2001 - 2004Inactive

^ Comments : Kencargo Airlines International offered cargo flights within the African continent, based in Nairobi. Founded in 2001

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Kenya Air Charters   

1978* - 1979*Status?

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Kenya Aircraft Company   

1925* - 1929Inactive

^ Comments : Kenya Aircraft Company was formed in 1925

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Kenya Airways   

1977 - dateActive

^ Comments : Kenya Airways was established following the breakup of East African Airways on 22Jan1977 & operations started on 04Feb1977. International and regional passenger scheduled airline that is the flag carrier of Kenya. Reabsorbed FLAMINGO AIRLINES, it's domestic subsiduary in 2004. First operator of B737-700 with blended winglets in 2001

^ Genealogy : Kenya Flamingo Airlines >Flamingo Airlines >>Kenya Airways

Kenya Flamingo Airlines   

1978 - 2000Renamed

^ Comments : Flamingo Airlines was launched by Kenya Airways as domestic low-cost carrier under the name of Kenya Flamingo Airlines. Absorbed back into parent in Jul2004 [Kenya Airways was established following the breakup of East African Airways on 22Jan1977 & operations started on 04Feb1977. International and regional passenger scheduled airline that is the flag carrier of Kenya. Reabsorbed Flamingo Airlines, it's domestic subsiduary in 2004. First operator of B737-700 with blended winglets in 2001]

^ Genealogy : Kenya Flamingo Airlines >Flamingo Airlines >>Kenya Airways

Kijipwa Aviation   

2013* - dateActive

^ Comments : Kijipwa Aviation had its Air Services Licence (ASL) revoked by the Kenyan Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) in 2014 but restarted

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Kismayo Airlines   

1990sStatus?

^ Comments :  

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Knight Aviation   

2002* - dateActive

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LadyLori   

2010* - dateActive

^ Comments : LadyLori offers sightseeing/charter services out of Wilson Airport, Nairobi

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Lennox Airlines   

1986* - 2000Inactive

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Malindi Air Services   

1977* - 1999*Status?

^ Comments : Malindi Air Services, was created with the purchase of Sunbird Aviation (Malindi) in 1977

^ Genealogy :  

MAS (Mombasa Air Safari)   

1974 - dateActive

^ Comments : MAS was started by Aussie Walker in 1970 as Rapid Air. Purchased in 1974 by Captain John Cleave and renamed Mombasa Air Services

^ Genealogy : Rapid Air >MAS (Mombasa Air Safari)

Noon and Pearce Air Charters   

1946* - 1955Inactive

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North Eastern Airlines   

1972* - 1972*Status?

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^ Genealogy :  

North Sea Aerial & General Transport Company   

1926 - 1927Inactive

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OneJetOne Airways   

(2010)Began?

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Pan African Airways   

2014* - dateActive

^ Comments : Pan African Airways is a Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO) based passenger charter carrier

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Phoenix Aviation   

1994* - dateActive

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Pioneer Airlines   

1979* - 1987Renamed

^ Comments : African Express Airways has its roots in Pioneer Airlines but was formed in 1986 with the same name & is based at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. Renamed to Equator Airlines & back

^ Genealogy : Pioneer Airlines >African Express Airways >Equator Airlines >African Express Airways

Prestige Air Services   

1985* - 2009*Status?

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Queensway Air Services   

2004* - dateActive

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Rapid Air   

1970 - 1974Renamed

^ Comments : Rapid Air was formed in 1970 & renamed to MAS in 1974

^ Genealogy : Rapid Air >MAS (Mombasa Air Safari)

Regional Air   

2000 - 2005Inactive

^ Comments : Regional Air was established and started operations in May2000. offered scheduled sevices out of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi. Airkenya's jet operations. Suspended services in Apr2005

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Reliance Air Charters   

2015* - dateActive

^ Comments : Reliance Air Charters is a Private Jet Charter services Provider offering seamless and unparalleled charter services

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Relief Air Transport   

1993* - 1995*Status?

^ Comments : Relief Air Transport was an airline that was created specifically to transport humanitarian aid from Kenya to the Sudan, Rwanda, Zaire, Somalia and other countries in Africa for the United Nations and NGO

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Ribway Cargo Airlines   

2015* - dateActive

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Ross Air (RossAir)   

2001* - 2006*Status?

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Royale   

(****)Unconfirmed

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Rudufu   

2014* - dateActive

^ Comments : Nairobi-based operator operates passenger and cargo services in East and Central Africa mostly in the charter sector

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Safari Air Services   

1964 - 1979*Status?

^ Comments : Safari Air Services was formed in 1946 as Campling Bros. & Vanderwal

^ Genealogy : Campling Bros. & Vanderwal >Safari Air Services

Safari Express Cargo   

2013* - dateActive

^ Comments :  

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SafariLink   

2004* - dateActive

^ Comments : SafariLink was formed in 2004 as a safari airline with a network of domestic scheduled services to safari destinations within Kenya & across the border into northern Tanzania

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Safe Air   

2007* - dateActive

^ Comments : Safe Air was incorporated & registered in 2007. Non- scheduled and charter services from JKIA and Wilson Airports

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Salaam Aviation   

(2010)Began?

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Simba Air Cargo   

1995 - 2001*Inactive

^ Comments : Simba Air Cargo operations started in Mar1995

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Simbair   

1971* - 1977Inactive

^ Comments : Simbair was a Nairobi based charter carrier that was a subsiduary of East African Airways. Ceased operations when the parent company collapsed

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Sincereways Kenya   

**** - ****Status?

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Sky Bird Air Safaris   

2002* - 2004Renamed

^ Comments : Aircraft Leasing Services merged with its subsidiaries Falcon Air Charters & Sky Bird Air Safaris to form ALS

^ Genealogy : Aircraft Leasing Services + Falcon Air Charters + Sky Bird Air Safaris =>ALS

SkyAero   

2014 - 2014Inactive

^ Comments : SkyAero started operations on 23May2014 & ceased in Sep2014 after its Air Operators Certificate (ACO) was reportedly revoked by the Kenyan Civil Aviation Authority

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Skytrail Air Safaris   

1982* - dateActive

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Skyward International Aviation   

2010* - dateActive

^ Comments : Skyward International Aviation was formed in 2010

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Skyways   

1948 - 1951*Inactive

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Skyways Airlines   

1996* - 2005*Status?

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Skyways Kenya   

1996* - 2001Inactive

^ Comments : Skyways Kenya was founded in 1996

^ Genealogy :  

Solenta Aviation Kenya   

2015* - dateActive

^ Comments : Solenta Aviation Kenya is part of the South African group

^ Genealogy :  

SouthEast Airlines   

2014 - 2015Inactive

^ Comments : SouthEast Airlines launched operations on 22Aug2014 & suspended operations only seven months after launching

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Stridestar International Airlines   

1985 - 1986Inactive

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Sunbird Aviation   

1985* - 1985Renamed

^ Comments : Airkenya Express was formed in 1966 as Wilkenair and renamed to Air Kenya in 1970. Merged with Sunbird Aviation to form Airkenya in 1985 and to current name in 2007

^ Genealogy : Air Kenya + Sunbird Aviation =>Airkenya Aviation >Airkenya Express

Sunbird Charters   

1968* - 1979*Status?

^ Comments : Sunbird Charters was founded in 1968

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Superior Aviation   

2004* - 2008*Status?

^ Comments :  

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Tamarind Air   

2011* - dateActive

^ Comments : Tamarind Air is a Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO) based non-scheduled cargo carrier. Beleived to be still operating

^ Genealogy :  

Tana & Mara Aviation (Tamara)   

**** - ****Status?

^ Comments :  

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Ticair Charters   

1968* - 1975*Status?

^ Comments : Ticair Charters was formed in 1968

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Track Mark (Trackmark Cargo)   

1990* - 2009Inactive

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Transworld Safaris   

2004* - dateActive

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Trident Aviation   

2004* - dateActive

^ Comments :  

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Tropic Air   

2008* - 2009*Status?

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Ukanda Airways   

1988* - 1990*Status?

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United Air Cargo (K)   

1975 - 1976Inactive

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United Airlines (United Air Lines)   

2002* - 2008*Status?

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Warsan Air Services   

1994* - 1994*Status?

^ Comments :  

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Western Airways   

2003* - 2004*Inactive

^ Comments :  

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Western Kenya Air Charters   

1966* - 1970*Status?

^ Comments :  

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Wilkenair (Wilken Aviation)   

1960* - 1970Renamed

^ Comments : Airkenya Express was formed in 1966 as Wilkenair and renamed to Air Kenya in 1970. Merged with Sunbird Aviation to form Airkenya in 1985 and to current name in 2007

^ Genealogy : Wilkenair >Air Kenya + Sunbird Aviation =>Airkenya Aviation >Airkenya Express

Wilson Air   

1933* - 1936*Status?

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Wilson Airways   

1929 - 1939Inactive

^ Comments : Wilson Airways was set up on 13Jul1929 by Mrs Florence Kerr Wilson as Kenya’s first commercial airline

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Yana Air Cargo   

1991 - 1993Inactive

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Yellow Wings Air Services   

1998^ - dateActive

^ Comments : Yellow Wings Air Services is an air charter company based at the Wilson Airport Nairobi, offering leisure, safari, & corporate air charter services within Kenya and East Africa. Formed in 1998

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ZB Air (Z Boskovic Air Charters)   

1963 - 2006Inactive

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