Safarilink Aviation is a regional airline of Kenya and its hub airport is located at Wilson Airport in Nairobi, Kenya. The airline now provides daily scheduled services to over 15 destinations and during the busiest periods of the year carries over 14,000 passengers per month. Kenya's premier safari airline has a network of connecting domestic scheduled services to all the best safari destinations within Kenya and across the border into northern Tanzania. Airlines that also fly from Kenya are Silverstone Air and Jetways Airways. Find out about other airlines that operate safari flights. Alternatively, organise your very own Masai Mara balloon safari with Governor's Balloon Safari.
Safarilink is a member of the Kenya Association of Air Operators. The airline will now commence services from Nairobi to Zanzibar and currently employs 100 staff of whom 26 are pilots. The airline, which predominantly flies tourist destination routes, announced flights will originate from Wilson Airport on a Beech 1900 aircraft which carries a maximum of 19 passengers.
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Passengers onboard Safarilink flights have a total baggage allowance of 15kg. This includes hand baggage and personal items (cameras and laptops). Baggage should not exceed 90 x 65 x 35cm.
Passengers flying to Zanzibar, Kisumu, Kitale, Diani, Viking and Lodwar have a baggage allowance of 20kg.
Any checked baggage should be in soft bags.
Safarilink doesn't currently offer WiFi on its flights. However, Safarilink does offer Free WiFi in the departure lounge at the airport.
Safarilink lets passengers check-in online prior to their flight for a quick and easy airport journey.
Safarilink lets you check in online from 18 hours to 2 hours prior to your flight departure time. Once you've checked in for your Safarilink flight, ensure to print out your boarding pass or save it onto your phone wallet.
For flights departing Nairobi (Wilson), check-in at the airport must be done at least 60 minutes before the scheduled departure time.
For flights departing Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar, check-in at the airport must be done at least 90 minutes before the scheduled departure time.
For flights departing Lamu and Diani, check-in at the airport must be done at least 45 minutes before the scheduled departure time.
For flights departing from other airports, check-in at the airport must be done at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time.
Safarilink's frequent flyer programme is called 'Safari Bonus'.
Safarilink operates a frequent flyer program called Safari Bonus to reward its regular passengers. Customers can earn points on every Safarilink scheduled flight they travel on. You can redeem your points to any of the destinations that Safarilink flies to in Kenya and Tanzania such as Masai Mara‚ Amboseli‚ Nanyuki‚ Samburu. Please note that points earned on Safarilink flights are not transferable.
Safarilink currently flies to a number of destinations across Kenya and Tanzania.
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Wilson Airport (WIL) is an airport located in Nairobi, Kenya. This airport operates flights to a number of domestic destinations in Kenya, whereas Jomo Kenyatta International Airport operates flights to domestic destinations as well as international destinations.
This airport has 2 asphalt runways. In 2017, this airport handled over 500,000 passengers. Wilson Airport is a hub for Airkenya Express, Renegade Air, Fly-SAX, Safarilink, and Baracuda Airways. Other airlines that fly to/from this airport include Renegade Air and Yellow Wings.
Safarilink operates over 10 planes to fly its Kenya and Tanzania route including Cessna 208B Caravan Legacy, and DeHavilland Dash 8-202. Most recently, Safarilink added a Bombardier Dash 8-106 and Bombardier Dash 8-315 plane to its fleet on a loan basis.
Not sure where to fly to? Here are Safarilink's most popular routes around Kenya and Tanzania:
Nairobi ✈️ Samburu
Lewa Downs ✈️ Nairobi
Nairobi ✈️ Shaba
Nairobi ✈️ Kiwayu
Diani Beach ✈️ Nairobi
Nairobi ✈️ Kilimanjaro