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Eco Tourism is about respect for the environment and a major component is capacity building for community development. Airkenya was awarded the coverted Eco Warrior Award 2013 - airline category on 24th of September at Safaripark Hotel.  Indeed, one of Airkenya major contributions is the building of a world class primary education institution using the most eco friendly materials and innovations.  The schools classrooms and staff houses are lit by solar power and the septic tank biodegrades all the waste 100%. Eco Warrior Awards

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Airkenya’s sixth brand new Grand Caravan arrived on the 25th of July 2013 from the Cessna Factory in Wichita, Kansas, USA.

 Airkenya has acquired the latest 208B Cessna Grand caravan EX that was certified this year January 2013.The new model is Cessna grand caravan Ex that is powered by 867 Shaft horse power , P &W engine  PT6A-140 that adds a great deal of power thus improving climb by 38%.

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Airkenya has adopted new uniform blending safari wear with Airkenya colours -red and black. Local designers were briefed on the look before the final decision was made.
As the premier domestic safari airline in Kenya, we want our passengers to feel a sense of safari, while maintaining the professionalism and friendliness of Airkenya. The new look is a refreshing move away from traditional suits.

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Airkenya proudly handed over two new classrooms and a two bedroom Staff House to the Emarti Primary School in the Masai Mara on 25th February 2013 having made good its promise for the first phase of the building of Emarti Primary School, at a cost of Kenya Shillings 10million.

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Airkenya will effective 21st December 2012, commence scheduled flights into Lake Nakuru National Park. Airkenya will land at the Naishi Airstrip, clients can look forward to a 35minutes flight into this spectacular National Park renowned for its prolific bird life and animal sanctuary.

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AeroLink Uganda Limited a subsidiary of Airkenya Express Limited is proud to announce the commencement of its domestic schedule and charter services following the successful issuance of its Air Service License (ASL).AeroLink is based and will operate out of Entebbe International Airport and will offer daily flights into Bwindi Impenetrable Forest (Kihihi Airstrip), Queen Elizabeth National Park (Kasese Airstrip) and Murchison Falls (Pakuba and Bugungu Airstrips). AeroLink will provide a convenient and affordable link to the Ugandan national parks.

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Airkenya's third brand new Grand Caravan arrived on Saturday 14th July from the Cessna Factory in Wichita, Kansas, USA.  Pictured is Capt David Dobble who flew the aircraft handing over the keys to Airkenya, General Manager Capt Dino Bisleti.

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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.  

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Airkenya once again treated agents and tour operators to a sensational evening of Comedy at the end of March this year.  The Airkenya hangar was transformed into starry night with a stage for the main performance.  The hangar was filled to capacity by the time dinner was served and the entertainment begun.  Kenya’s best entertainers and comedians - including Churchill, DJ Jesse, Mdomo Buggy, Eric Omondi and Jalango - had guests in stitches.

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The future is looking bright for Emarti Primary School in the Masai Mara as  Airkenya Express will support the school in a number of ways going into the future.  Currently, the school has only two stone classrooms for standards one and two and a small mabati room for the pre-school unit which takes children from 3 years old.   The school has a total of 61 students.  Emarti school was the brainchild of Chairman Ole Kasoe, who together with the Kasoe Community purchased ten acres to start a school.

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