748 Air Services, also known as Seven Four Eight Air Services, is a renowned charter airline based in Nairobi, Kenya, specializing in passenger and cargo transportation. Founded in 1995 by Ahmed Rashid Jibril, the airline has grown significantly over the years. The company’s main hub is Wilson Airport in Nairobi, with a secondary hub at Juba International Airport. Notably, 748 Air Services played a significant role in the humanitarian sector, initially providing reliable air transport services to relief organizations operating in remote regions of Sudan, Somalia, East Africa, and Central Africa. With a fleet size of 12 aircraft, the airline continues to be a key player in the region.
748 Air Services operates an extensive network, with 78 destinations across East and Central Africa. The airline’s primary focus cities include Juba and Lokichogio. Originally established to support humanitarian efforts, 748 Air Services remains a trusted partner for various organizations requiring dependable air transportation to and from remote and challenging areas within the region.
As of April 2023, the 748 Air Services fleet comprises 12 aircraft, which are a mix of Bombardier Dash 8-100 and Dash 8-Q400 models. The Dash 8-100 series consists of 6 aircraft, each with a seating capacity of 37 passengers. Additionally, the fleet includes 6 Bombardier Dash 8-Q400 aircraft, each with a capacity of 78 passengers, and one more is on order. These aircraft are renowned for their performance and reliability, enabling 748 Air Services to operate in various challenging environments.
- IATA: FE
- ICAO: IHO
Official site: www.748airservicesltd.com