Monday, 6 December 2010

Jetlink gets licence to fly globally

 From Daily Nation, Nairobi, Kenya

A local airline has been given the go-ahead to start international flights.

Jetlink Express received a three-year licence from the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority to operate scheduled flights for both passengers and freight.

Consequently, the company is mapping out new routes in the region in a strategy that will put it in competition with national carrier Kenya Airways.

Apart from the four routes, including Mwanza and Hargeisa, that it has already launched, the airline is engaging governments in talks to get landing rights.

“We are driven by a vision to become one of Africa’s best regional Airlines by delivering customer satisfaction to our growing client base,” Jetlink managing director Captain Elly Aluvale said.

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