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Kin Avia (branded as KIN-AVIA) is a small regional airline operating private charter and scheduled passenger flights within the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Established in 2009, Kin Avia operates from its hub at Kinshasa N'Dolo Airport — a secondary airport in the city of Kinshasa. Kin Avia also provides emergency medical and evacuation operations.

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Baggage Policy

Baggage policies differ depending on the type of baggage that passengers are bringing.

Carry-on Baggage

There is storage space in the seat pocket for small handbags and coats. Otherwise, staff will need to stow baggage safely within the aircraft’s hold and storage compartments.

Checked Baggage

Checked baggage allowance is dependent on the route being operated, as well as the aircraft being used, and will be confirmed during the booking process.

Cabin Classes

Standard Economy

Scheduled passenger flights take place on the airline’s LET 410 UVP-E aircraft. There is only one class of seating onboard: standard economy. The aircraft are configured in a 1-2 formation and have a capacity of 18 passengers. Facilities are limited onboard the plane. Passengers are welcome to bring their own snacks onboard the flight.


Kin Avia passengers can't currently check-in for their flight online.

Online Check-in

Online check-in is not currently available.

Airport Check-in

Passengers are advised to arrive at the airport 2 hours prior to scheduled departure.

Special Services

The airline can provide a number of special services for those with disabilities or requiring additional assistance. The airline will strive to meet your needs, but due to the configuration of the aircraft there may be restrictions. It is advised to contact our customer service team before you book to avoid disappointment.

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Destinations that Kin Avia flies to

Kin Avia flies from its hub at Kinshasa N'Dolo Airport to the following destinations within the Congo: Muanda, Boma, Matadi, Kinshasa, Bandundu, Nioki, and Kikwit. As well as these destinations, the airline also operates private charter flights to destinations across the country, as well as to neighbouring countries.

Alternatives to Kin Avia

Domestic airlines that also operate within the Congo include Trans Air Congo, Compagnie Africaine d'Aviation, Canadian Airways Congo, and Real Conga. International airlines that operate flights to the Congo include:

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Hub Airport

N'Dolo Airport

N'Dolo Airport (IATA: NLO) an airport serving Kinshasa, the capital and the largest-city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. N'Dolo Airport is a secondary airport and much rather than Kinshasa International Airport (N'djili Airport ), which is the international airport serving the city.

Kin Avia and Air Kasai are currently the only airlines to operate scheduled passenger flights from N'Dolo Airport.


KIN-AVIA currently has 7 aircraft. It has 5 LET 410 UVP-E aircraft, which each has a capacity of 18 passengers and is used for scheduled passenger flights. It is a popular aircraft for regional operations, providing a comfortable interior.

The airline also has 1 Beechcraft 1900D, which has 12 seats and is used for charter flights. The airline also has a Dash 8-102, used for chartering up to 35 passengers.

Frequent Flyer Programme

The airline does not currently offer a frequent flyer program.

Airline Alliance

The airline is not currently part of an airline alliance program.