AIRKENYA wins “AIR OPERATOR of the Year 2012” again!

Airkenya scooped the Air Operator of the Year Award for the second year at the Kenya Tourism Awards 2012. The gala brings together the tourism industry to celebrate the gains the sector has made in sustainable tourism, and to recognize individual excellence in the sector with an aim of setting industry standards high.  The theme of this years’ awards was 'Celebrate, Sustain and Diversify Tourism'.  The glamorous Awards evening which is in its second year had in attendance Asst Minister of Tourism Cecily Mbarire together with Moroccan Tourist Federation President Ali Ghannam.  


Airkenya has traditionally been well regarded for its high safety standards and training of Crew forms an integral part of this.  The Judges of the Awards look for the company who exhibits creative marketing, has a training schedule for staff and contributes towards social responsibility amongst other attributes. Airkenya operates out of Wilson Airport and offer passengers an exclusive check in at its Passenger Terminal.  Airkenya flies scheduled flights into the Masai Mara, Samburu, Amboseli, Nanyuki, Lewa Downs, Meru, Diani, Lamu and Malindi in Kenya.  Airkenya also flies into Kilimanjaro.  In 2012, Airkenya launched AeroLink its subsidiary airline in Uganda, which will operate schedule and charter flights into Uganda’s major game parks.

 Airkenya Management and Senior Managers attended the Gala Awards evening and General Manager, Capt Dino Bisleti said in his acceptance speech “its tough to stay on top but we have done it for the second year and I want to thank the Airkenya team who work so hard to keep us on top”!