|Scheduled Air Passenger flights|
Africa is a big continent and it is divided in regions,East Africa,Central Africa,Southern Africa,West Africa,North Africa and we have international airports,airstrip where aircraft can land and take off.
Domestic scheduled air flights are flights operated internally in every country to various major cities,national parks and game reserves. dropping and picking passengers. Domestic flights are operated in Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda,Ethiopia,Djibouti,Egypt,Ghana,Mali,Sudan, South Sudan,Botswana,South Africa,Mozambique,Zimbabwe,Zambia,Ivory Coast,Libya,Central Africa Republic and many others.Domestic flights are operated by the indigenous air operators and not outsiders for outsides who are not licensed to operator a request to operate will have to be lodged with the relevant authorities regulating air services in that country.
Regional scheduled air flights are flights arriving and departing in a particular country from a neighbouring Africa country.These flights are operated on a timetable and have permission to operate by applying for an air service license.Note no flight be private charter or scheduled can operate without the required licenses issued by civil aviation authority of that country where the operations is carried out and to that country the flights will be operating into. A published timetable with airfares is produced and the type of aircraft intended to be used on these routes.We have regional scheduled air flights departing and arriving at Jomo Kenyatta airport,Nairobi,Wilson airport ,Nairobi and Moi International,Mombasa at different times from all over Africa.In Tanzania there are regional flights arriving at Dares-Salaam airport, Zanzibar, Kilimanjaro, Arusha and Mwanza from within Africa.The fleet include CRJ 100 ATR, B737,B767, A319, A320,DC9,Dash 8-100/200/300/400,CRJ 170/190,F28 among other aircraft.Air tickets are charged differently due to competitive and we have low cost airlines operating flights at low airfares.This scheduled air flights depart from different airports.Out Uganda we have flights arriving at Entebbe International Airport,Rwanda at Kigali International airport, Burundi at Bujumbura,DR Congo from Kinshasha,Goma,Bukavu,Mbuji-mayi,South Sudan from Rumbek,Juba,Sudan from Port Sudan,Khartoum,Addis Ababa Ethiopia.Egypt Cairo,Mali ,Bamako airport,South Africa Johannesburg,Zambia, Lusaka Airport,Buluwayo,David Livingstone, Harare, Tripoli, Lagos Abuja,Abidjan, N'Djamena, Freetown,Maputo.
International scheduled air flights operate from Europe,Asia,United Arab Emirates,United States of America,United Kingdom to Kenya,South Africa Ethiopia ,Sudan, Mozambique Libya, Egypt, Zambia,South Sudan, Sudan, Somalia, Djibouti,Botswana,Central Africa Republic the recognized airlines plying on these routes are Kenya Airways,KLM,Lufthansa,Virgin Atlantic, United Airlines,American airlines,Emirates,Ethiopian Airlines,South Africa Airways,Cathy Pacific,Nippon airlines,Qatar airways,Egypt airways and many others.These airlines operate on different times and have different airfares based on economy ,business and club and they have group rates and frequent flier programme where travelers earn points and enjoy some benefits on luggage allowance and redeem points on ticket purchase.Airliner used are jumbo jets A380 ,A350, A320 A319 ,B737,B767,B737,DC9 which have long range endurance.The bigger the airliner the lower the airfare and the lower the airliner the higher the airfare.
Scheduled Air Flight,Domestic,Regional & International Kenya
Kenya is situated in East Africa with its capital city in Nairobi where its International airport Jomo Kenyatta is based and its the hub for all arriving and departing domestic,regional and international flights connecting to Eastern Africa and Central Africa.Kenya has many airports and the major activities happen at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi, Wilson Airport Nairobi,Nanyuki Airstrip,Nanyuki,Moi International Airport, Mombasa where domestic,international and domestic drop and pick passengers from all over the world.We have daily scheduled flights arriving and departing at Jomo Kenyatta Airport to Entebbee, Juba, Khartoum, Zanzibar, Mwanza,Kilimanjaro,Lusaka,Harare,Johannesburg,Durban,Cairo,Tel Aviv, Tripoli, Lamu,Mombasa,Kisumu,Eldoret,Kitale,Mogadishu international airport, Bamako, Kinshasha, Lubumbashi, Douala, Berbera, Hargesia, Cameroon, Seychelles,Mauritius,Maputo,Abu Dhabi,Jedd ah,Djibouti, Kigali, Bujumbura, Dakar,Abuja,Addis Ababa,David Livingstone,Victoria Falls==
Kenya being one of the tourists destination and with Masai Mara having been named 'the seven wonders of the world' for its recognized efforts to conserve wildlife and Eco-tourism many tourists do choose it as their holiday destination.Domestic flights within Kenya operate into national parks ,private sanctuaries,major cities and game reserves from Nairobi to Masai Mara,Samburu,Samburu,Meru,Lake Naivasha,Loisaba,Lewa Downs,Tsavo East,Tsavo West,Amboseli,Mt Kenya ,Aberdares, Lamu, watamu, Kilifi,Diani,Lamu,Kiwayu and many others.To some national parks and game reserves there are two flights daily and others once daily either morning or late afternoon.There are same national parks and game reserves where for a flight to fly into you need minimum passengers for example Tsavo West,Loisaba,Lake Naivasha,Kitich,Kiwayu or-else you will picked on dropped at nearest airport or airstrip.Air tickets are purchased online through any agent and terms and conditions apply.Child fare (2-11yrs) apply at 80% of adult fare.Luggage on domestic flights should be in soft bags and strictly 15 kilos per person any excess baggage will be charged at a rate based on time of travel and subject to availability of seat.For confirmation of excess baggage carriage one is advised to pay for a seat which is equivalent to 75 kilograms.Domestic scheduled flights are confirmed upon inquiry and subject to availability of seat and during migration of wildebeest from Serengeti(Tanzania) to Masai Mara from Mid June to end of October you are advised to purchase tickets three month in advance.For those whose schedule can not meet the scheduled flight we have private air charter flights for capacity of 1 to 124 seats for charter.You can book your ticket under one network when visiting East Africa region and enjoy special prices from Kenya to Tanzania.
Domestic scheduled air flights operate from Mombasa to Masai Mara via Malindi and Ukunda once daily departing Mombasa at 0730 arrival Masai Mara and depart Masai Mara at 1330hrs arrival Mombasa at 1600 hrs.During high season July to October we do operate scheduled air flights From Mombasa to Lamu,Malindi depending with the passengers.The flight out of Malindi we will require minimum 5 passenger to be able to pick or drop Malindi otherwise you will pay for extra seats or board from Mombasa.From Samburu we have scheduled air flights Nanyuki,Meru,Lewa Downs,Shaba,Samburu to Masai Mara return departing at 0930 hrs arrive Masai Mara at 11 hrs and depart Masai Mara at 1130 hrs arrive Nanyuki 1300 hrs.Fleet used on these scheduled air flights are Dash 7,Dash 8,Let 410,Twin Otter,Cessna Caravan.These aircraft are also available for private air charters within and outside based on availability at the time of inquiry. Airfares can been changed without notice depending on increment in fuel or cost per mile by the government.Depending with the loads timetables to certain destinations can be changed or flights suspended so please don't assume and check on the flights availability before arranging your safari .
Regional scheduled air flights operate into and out of Kenya from all over Africa.Regional air flights arrives at Jomo Kenyatta Airport Nairobi,Moi International Mombasa,Wilson Airport Nairobi from Uganda,Tanzania,South Africa,South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Egypt, Libya, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Burundi, Somalia, Mozambique, Botswana, Ghana, Nigeria, Mali,Ivory Coast,DR Congo,Zaire,Zambia,Seychelles,Mauritius.Due to many airlines operating the travelers benefit as there is price war and the aggressive airline wins most passengers.The airlines that operate bigger aircraft and have networks all over the world win most passengers as they can book the trip return and even connecting from different airports to other countries.Some airlines have joined synergies with hotels and have flying packages for tourists at discounted prices of ticket and accommodation.
Airlines in Kenya operate flights from Kenya to Europe,United States of America,United Arab Emirates,Asia,United Kingdom using jumbo jets A350,A380,A319,A320,B737,B767,B777 which you can purchase ticket on economy,business or club class and airlines do have different airfares and this depends with the aircraft used the bigger it is the cheaper the ticket and the smaller it is the higher the ticket.Reservations can be done via email ,online booking or by making a phone call to any of your favorite travel agent.Please note airfares are segmented ,we have special airfares,we have airfares valid for one year ,airfares on offer so it will depend on your stay and please ensure you don't purchase an airfare that will expire when you are still on safari so please use a travel or tour consultant as they are familiar with the airfares.
Scheduled Air Flights,Domestic,Regional & International Tanzania, East Africa
Domestic scheduled air flights do operate in major cities in Tanzania namely, Kilimanjaro, Arusha ,Dodoma, Kigoma, Dodoma, Tabora, Mwanza, Musoma, Geita, Mara North ,Mbeya, Iringa, Mtwara, Zanzibar, Daresaalam operated by air operators based in major airports of Daresaalam, Mwanza, Arusha, Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar.
In Tanzania domestic flights arrive and departs to the National parks and game reserve namely ,Kilimanjaro International Airport,Arusha Airport and Dare salaam International Airport to Lake Manyara,Lobo,Ngorongoro Crater,Serengeti,Seronera,Klein's Camp,Grumeti on a daily basis to some destinations once daily and others twice daily by scheduled flights .Domestic scheduled flights depart and arrive Daresaalam to Mafia Island, Mbeya, Dodoma, Kigoma, Tabora, Kilimanjaro Mombasa,Nairobi at least once daily or twice.We have daily flights from Kenya national parks to Tanzania and Uganda via Nairobi which you can book on discounted airfares.
Regional air flights arrive and depart in Tanzania from various countries in Africa operated by airlines using aircraft like B767, B737, B747, A319, A320,CRJ 100,CRJ170/190,CRJ 145,ATR,Dash 8,DC9,F28 and they arrive at different intervals and charge different airfares though they all provide economy,club and business class.Due to competition each airline has its own strategic pricing policies accompanied by benefits like frequent flier programme which earns points to travelers and can be redeemed.Some airlines do have a network of scheduled air flights within Africa and worldwide and do extent discounted airfares to their loyal customers using there network and give them special personalized and customized services.
International scheduled passenger air flights arrive and depart in Tanzania operated by different airlines using B737, B767, B747, A319, A320,A330,A340,A350, CRJ 145,CRJ 100,CRJ 170/190 .There are published timetables with airfares for each sector which can be charged without notice.We have flights arriving on Emirates airlines,Qatar airlines, Ethiopian airlines ,Rwanda air, South Africa Airways,Egypt airlines,Virgin Atlantic airlines,United Airlines, Lufthansa airlines,KLM Royal airline, Turkish airlines,Cathy Pacific,Kenya Airways,Air Cameron.There is stiff competition based on fleet type,airfares,services and frequency and on time arrival and departures which the airlines are striving to ensure they maintain.
Scheduled Air Flights,Domestic,Regional & International Uganda,East Africa
Domestic scheduled air flights in Uganda operate from Entebbe airport,Kampala Airport,Soroti Airport,Arua Airport,Jinja airport,Gulu airport,Kitgum airport to major towns and into national parks and game reserve.Aircraft used are Let 410 18 seater,Beech-craft 1900C/D 18 seater,Cessna Caravan 208 12 seater,CRJ 100,CRJ 170/190.Domestic scheduled air flights operate into national parks and game reserves from airports in Uganda to Ssese Islands,Queen Elizabeth.Sipi Falls,Kidepo,Jinja,Bwindi,River Nile,Lake Albert,Murchison Falls,Kabalega Falls among others.
Regional scheduled air flights arrive and depart Uganda,Entebbe International airport from Kenya,Tanzania,Rwanda,Burundi,DR Congo,South Africa, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Egypt,Libya,Nigeria,Ghana operated by various airlines from all over Africa.Scheduled flights out of Entebbe to Mombasa International airport introduced recently in addition to Entebbe to Nairobi,Entente-Kigali,Entebbee-Bujumbura,Entebbee to Juba,Entebbee-Daresaalam
International scheduled air flights depart and arrive at Entebbe Airport operated by various airlines from Europe,United Arab Emirates,Asia,United Kingdom and United states of America.These flights arrive and depart at different times and they offer economy,club and business class tickets with different airfares and due to stiff competition and thus giving travelers to consider the benefits given by each airline and the advantage it has over the other to be able to make a choice from among the options at hand.
Also we realized some tourists do purchase special tickets which expires and can not be used and they come to realize when they are in the national parks and when there are no scheduled flights until next day and thus they have to fly out and connect their international flights and that is how the private charter flight comes in for rescue.Cancellation policy is well stipulated on the tickets as they guide the traveler on the consequences of cancelling flights and they are segmented depending on when the booking was made and confirmed.Travelers have to note flights cancelled after confirmation and payment is made will be charged a cancellation fees and flights cancelled at eleventh hour on medical grounds or on technical problems or weather there will be no refunds but the ticket can still be used on the same route only with a letter from an approved medical doctor for sickness and for technical problems or weather with a letter from the airline that you were flying on.Tickets are not transferable and for change for dates of travel a fee will be charged.Re-confirmation of the flight has to be done 72 hours to the date of flight and if a confirmation is not done then it will assummed the flight is not on and the seat is released and a full cancellation fee will be charged. Excess baggage will be subject to space availability but you can pay for a seat which is equivalent to 75 kilos if you want to be assured your excess baggage will be carried on the flight.For domestic flights you need to check in 45 minutes to check in time and regional and internal flights 2 hours to the flight and you should have a passport for identification and for domestic if you are citizen national identification card on check in.For international flights ensure you have the visa,vaccination cards as per the requirement of that country and any other documentation required for your visit.Children are of age 2 to 10 years years will be charged 80% of the airfare.
There are at least 2 scheduled flights after two hours from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Juba in South Sudan daily and from Juba to Nairobi.Out of Wilson Airport there 4 flights weekly to Rumbek Via Lokichogio.To Mogadishu 3 scheduled flights weekly same as to Hargesia.You can book your flight anytime and especially flights to Mogadishu are fully booked in advance and you need to make advance bookings and a seat is only reserved for 48 hours and it is only confirmed upon payment or released.On every Wednesday there is a scheduled flight from Jomo Kenyatta airport to Mogadishu,Berbera,Hargesia to Djibouti for both cargo and passengers.For cargo NO DANGEROUS GOODS will be allowed on this flight as it is passenger flight and cargo & freight has to be booked in advance and it will be subject to availability at the time of inquiry.