Fastjet begins international flights to Kenya, awaits approval for domestic operations


It’s been a long wait for Fastjet, but today the low cost carrier celebrated the launch of flights between its Dar es Salaam hub and the city of Nairobi. The airline however needs further regulatory approval to operate domestic flights between Kenyan cities. And the first passengers have disembarked maiden @fastjet flight to Nairobi #fastjetkenya […]

The Dirty Dozen: 12 common causes of mistakes in the aviation workplace


During the late 1980s and early 1990s, there were a spate of maintenance related aviation incidents in Canada. These incidents spurred Transport Canada to launch an initiative that would aid aviation companies in their fight to prevent unnecessary accidents.   Gordon Dupont, who was a Special Program Coordinator at Transport Canada at the time, is […]

Deal possible on US – Kenya flights but final decision rests with airlines

Control tower of Nairobi JKIA Airport.

Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia has told the Daily Nation that Kenya had completed “almost all” relevant audit requirements demanded by the US before direct flights between the two countries can commence. “We anticipate that we shall commence direct flights to the USA by May 2016, having as of now cleared almost all aviation audit […]

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