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Baggage Policy

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Carry-on Baggage

Carry-on bags should measure 12 inches (30cm) in height, 21 inches (53cm) in length, and 9 inches (23cm) in width.

Personal items like handbags, small umbrellas, walking sticks, coats, small bag pack can be stored under the seat in front of a passenger or in an overhead bin where applicable. These items must not exceed 5 Kgs/ 11lbs and are part of the baggage allowance of 15kgs/ 33lbs.

Checked Baggage

Air Kenya passengers are allowed 15kg of baggage on their flights per passenger. Standard checked luggage should have three dimensions of 24 inches (60cm) in height, by 18 inches (45cm) in length, and 13 inches (33cm) in width.

The airline has a dedicated check-in desk at Wilson Airport, allowing for swift baggage check-in.

Baggage Restrictions

The airline requires that passengers bring soft-padded bags on the flight. This is due to the limited room for storage onboard its aircraft. Any baggage that is not soft-padded may be refused.

Cabin Classes

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Economy Class

Standard Seating

AirKenya provides short-haul flights in light aircraft, which have a seating capacity of 11-50 passengers, depending on the aircraft. There is no specific class system for passengers, with only standard seating available. Seat layout depends on the aircraft used. The airline might make multiple stops at different airstrips during your flight, depending on customer demand on the day.

AirKenya does have dedicated check-in desks, to ensure a speedy check-in process at the airport. For charter flights the airline does also have an exclusive passenger terminal at Wilson Airport to provide an enhanced premium experience.


Passengers are welcome to bring their own snacks on-board to enjoy during the flight. But the airline is still dedicated to a high service, with water bottles offered to passengers to drink.


Magazines are available to read during the flight. You will also be able to enjoy stunning views of Kenya's landscape and wildlife during your flight!

Check-In Information

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Online Check-In

Online check-in is not currently available for this airline and will need to be completed at the airport.

Airport Check-In

Passengers must check in one hour before the scheduled departure time on all flights. Check-in counters will close 15 minutes before scheduled departure time for all services/destinations. AirKenya has a dedicated check-in counter at Wilson Airport.

Frequent Flyer Program

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The airline doesn't offer passengers a frequent flyer program.

Airline Alliance

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The airline isn't part of an airline alliance at this time.

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Destinations that Airkenya Express flies to

Air Kenya mainly offers domestic flights to destinations such as Nairobi, Nakuru, Lamu, Nanyuki, Samburu and more. The airline also flies to one international destination, Kilimanjaro.

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