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About Safarilink – Your wings to the wild
Safarilink is said to be Kenya’s premier safari airline with a network of connecting domestic scheduled services to all the best safari destinations within Kenya and across the border into northern Tanzania.
Safarilink was founded in Jan 2004 by an experienced team who together had more than 35 years experience in providing tourist related air services in East Africa.
Safarilink now operates more than 13 aircraft, ranging in size from 13 to 37 seats, each of which are chosen to meet the specific requirements of operating into bush airstrips within Kenya’s well known game parks.
From it’s hub at Wilson Airport, Nairobi, the airline provides daily scheduled flights to the following destinations:
Safarilink also offers private flight charter service. So if none of their scheduled flight services fit your itinerary you can contact them for a private flight charter service. They are also able to fly to airports that are not listed above.
Safarilink operates daily scheduled services to 22+ destinations and during the busiest periods of the year carries over 14,000 passengers per month!
Safarilink currently employs some 100 staff, 26 of which are pilots. As you would expect, Safarilink is a member of the Kenya Association of Air Operators. The airline operates under an Air Operators Certificate issued by the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority.
In order to obtain and maintain the Air Operators Certificate Safarilink undergoes a detailed annual audit of the company’s operations and related documentation and also carries out ramp spot-checks.
The Dash 8 pilots attend annual refresher courses, including simulator training, in either Montreal or Madrid.
Safarilink takes the safety of its customers and employees very seriously and to this end, the airline has a designated Safety Officer who has attended a training course held at the Emirates Training Center in Dubai.
Safarilink has arrangements with several airlines in Arusha providing customers with a seamless scheduled service from Nairobi through to destinations in northern Tanzania such as Manyara, the Serengeti and Grumeti and vice versa.
Safarilink Aircraft Maintenance
Safarilink currently operates 1 Dash 8 aircraft which is maintained by ALS Ltd. The other aircraft are maintained by Phoenix Aviation Ltd. Both maintenance companies are based at the Wilson Airport and are approved by the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority. Phoenix Aviation is also approved by the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority and the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority.
Safarilink operates three types of aircraft. They chose aircraft that are well suited to bush airstrips as they make up the majority of the destinations served by the airline.
No. of aircraft – 9
maximum passengers – 13
This workhorse of the fleet is a rugged fixed undercarriage aircraft that is ideal for landing on the ‘dirt’ airstrips common in the game parks. Its high wings and large windows allow exceptional viewing of the unfolding scenery and animals whilst on-route. The aircraft is powered by a Pratt & Whitney PT6-114A turbo-prop engine.
DeHavilland Dash 8
No. of aircraft – 1
maximum passengers – 37
This Pratt & Whitney 120A powered aircraft is well known to commuter travellers around the world. Its pressurized cabin enables it to fly above the weather on the longer routes and its all leather seats provide a touch of luxury.