Skyward Express

Skyward Express is a private airline in Kenya, established in 2013. With its passenger operations based at Wilson Airport and cargo operations at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, both located in Nairobi, the airline plays a significant role in Kenya’s aviation industry. Initially offering passenger charter and cargo services between Nairobi and destinations in neighboring Somalia, Skyward Express has expanded to serve various local destinations, catering to both passenger and cargo needs.


Skyward Express operates scheduled services to a range of destinations within Kenya. The main passenger hub is at Wilson Airport in Nairobi. Key destinations include Eldoret, Lodwar, Mombasa, Malindi, Lamu, Ukunda, Kakamega, and Kitale. For cargo services, the primary hub is at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi.


As of April 2021, the Skyward Express fleet consists of 8 aircraft: 1 Fokker 100 with a capacity of 110 passengers, 4 Fokker 50 aircraft each with a capacity of 50 passengers, and 3 Dash8-Q300 aircraft each with a capacity of 50 passengers.


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