Mombasa Air Safari, known as MAS, is a distinguished airline in the coastal region of Kenya. Founded originally in 1970 as Rapid Air, the company has undergone multiple transitions and ownerships, each contributing to its rich history. Today, MAS operates from its hubs at Moi Airport in Mombasa and Diani Beach’s Ukunda Airfield, serving the vibrant tourism industry along the Kenyan coast. Recognized by its iconic lion’s paw logo, MAS maintains a strong reputation for providing reliable and professional air charter and scheduled services for both passengers and cargo. In 2008, MAS was granted the status of a designated carrier for services to Tanzania by the Kenya Ministry of Transport.
MAS operates extensive flights along the Kenyan coast, with hubs at Mombasa’s Moi Airport and Diani Beach’s Ukunda Airfield, while also offering regular departures from Malindi. The airline primarily caters to the coastal tourism industry, connecting popular beach destinations with renowned safari locations. Their routes not only facilitate travel within Kenya but also extend to international destinations, as demonstrated by their designated carrier status for services to Tanzania.
Mombasa Air Safari operates a fleet of eight Cessna 208 Grand Caravan aircraft. These planes are designed for their robustness and reliability, making them well-suited for the short-haul flights that are typical of MAS’s operations. The Cessna 208 Grand Caravan is known for its capability to operate efficiently in a variety of conditions, which is essential for serving the diverse airstrips of Kenya’s coastal and safari destinations.
- ICAO: RRV
Official site: www.mombasaairsafari.com