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Mombasa Air Safari is an airline based at Moi International Airport in Mombasa. The airline's fleet consists of 5 aircraft. The airline commenced operations in 1974 and have their own maintenance capabilities at Moi International Airport.

Mombasa Air Safari was originally founded at Rapid Air in 1970. It was renamed to Mombasa Air Safari after being acquired in 1974, where it has since served as a vital component to the Kenya coast tourism industry. Mombasa Air Safari operates direct flights to the world-renowned Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya, visit our safari flights page to find out more about the airlines offering safari flights. Alternatively, why not organise a hot air balloon ride over the incredible Masai Mara with Governor's Balloon Safaris.

Top Tip: Visiting the Masai Mara? Check out our full guide to flying to the Masai Mara for more travel information!


As of 2018, Mombasa Air Safari operates flights to the following destinations:

  • Amboseli
  • Diani Beach
  • Island of Lamu
  • Malindi
  • Masai Mara
  • Meru National Park
  • Mombasa International Airport
  • Samburu
  • Tsavo
  • Nairobi Wilson Airport
  • Zanzibar
  • Juba
  • Pemba

Baggage Policy

Carry-on Baggage

The 15kg of checked luggage permitted is inclusive of the carry-on baggage. Total weight of checked and carry-on baggage is therefore limited to 15kg.

Checked Baggage

Mombasa Air Safari ask passengers to keep their luggage within the 15kg weight limit, in a soft bag. The soft bag is due to the irregular shape and limited space within the luggage compartment meaning hard suitcases are more difficult to store.

Check-In Information

Online Check-In

Mombasa Air Safari do not yet to offer online check-in for their flights.

Airport Check-In

Passengers must check-in at the airport for their Mombasa Air Safari flight at least 30 minutes before their scheduled departure time.

Cabin Class

Economy Class

The airline offers one class of seating: standard (Economy).


Mombasa Air Safari operates light aircraft with a limited number of seats, and only offers one class standard fare on its flights. The airline's aircraft carries up to 13 passengers. There is no flight attendant or toilet facilities on-board, but the journey times are short.

What are seats like?

Enjoy comfortable and spacious seating with a good amount of legroom. The team will be on-hand to help you board and find your seat.

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Hub Airport

Moi International Airport

Moi International airport is the international airport of Mombasa, the second largest airport in Kenya. The airport services flights from intercontinental destinations, as well as regional flights, like Air Mombasa Safari.

The airport was built during WWII where it was originally known as Port Reitz Airport and was primarily used for military purposes. It was expanded in 1979 to an international airport. I

The airport is a destination for other airlines such as Kenya Airways, LOT Polish Airlines, Neos, RwandAir and Ethiopian Airlines.


Mombasa currently operates its services on a fleet of the following aircraft:

  • Cessna Grand Caravan

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