African Express Airways (XU, Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta) has become the first airline to resume direct flights between Somalia and Nairobi after the two countries' governments reached an agreement to that end this past weekend.
In August 2007, following an escalation in the security situation with the then Islamic Courts Union (ICU), Nairobi required all flights from Somalia to stop in the eastern Kenyan town of Wajir for customs, immigration, and security screening before continuing on to their ...
Fly County Aviation (Nairobi Wilson) commenced domestic Kenyan operations on Monday, September 21 with 3x weekly flights from its Nairobi Wilson base to Voi Ikanga airstrip which is located approximately 10km northwest of the town of Voi in southern Kenya.
The start-up plans to extend the flight to include an onward sector to Mombasa as early as next month.
Skyward Express (OW, Nairobi Wilson) has secured KES2.4 billion (USD23.2 million) in loans from local Kenyan banks for the lease of three Dash 8-300s. The aircraft are to be used to expand the airline's business beyond charters and into the scheduled services sector.