Kenya has several budget airlines that offer cheap flights from Nairobi to destinations within the country and to the larger East Africa. These low cost airlines fly either from or Kenya’s major international airport Jomo Kenyatta or the smaller Wilson Airport. The flights can be for business or pleasure tour destinations. Below are some companies you can use to get cheap flight from Nairobi.
Fly 540 is one low cost budget airline that offers cheap flights from Nairobi to destinations in Kenya and larger East Africa. In Kenya, Fly 540 flies to places vibrant in tourism like the Masai Mara, Amboseli, Nanyuki, Lamu Malindi and Mombasa. Commercially the airline flies to Kisumu, Eldoret, Kitale and Lodwar. Fly 540’s other Eastern African destinations are Zanzibar, Tanzania, Uganda and Burundi.
Another of Kenya’s foremost and oldest budget airline that offers cheap flights from Nairobi is AirKenya Express. Founded in 1987, Air Kenya offers cheap flights from Nairobi to destinations like Samburu, Lamu, Mombasa, Maasai Mara, Malindi, Meru, Nanyuki, Amboseli, Diani and Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Its destinations are largely driven by the tourism needs.
The airline headquarters are at Nairobi’s Wilson Airport.
Jetlink Express is one of Kenya’s newest budget airlines. Jetlink also pioneered commercial flights to Juba Southern Sudan in 2005. Besides Juba, Jetlink Express has cheap flights from Nairobi to destinations like Goma in Democratic Republic of Congo and Bujumbura in Burundi. Soon it will extend its cheap flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar and Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania, Khartoum in Sudan and Kigali in Rwanda.
That will necessitate addition of two modern jets to its fleet.
Formed in 2004 SafariLink Aviation based at Wilson Airport is a budget bush airline offering daily cheap flights from Nairobi to several tourist destinations in Kenya and Northern Tanzania. The destinations are Amboseli, Diani Beach, Kilimanjaro, Kiwayu, Lamu, Lewa Downs, Loisaba, Maasai Mara, Naivasha, Nanyuki, Samburu, Shaba and Tsavo West.
With a fleet of 7 it also offers charter flights to visitors needing the services.
East Africa Air Safari Express
East Africa Air Safari express is another budget airline with cheap flights from Nairobi to destinations in Kenya and Eastern Africa. With a fleet size of 4, the airline offers cheap flights to Kenya destinations like, Kisumu, Malindi, Lokichogio, Mombasa, Lamu, Diani and Maasai Mara. Outside Kenya East Africa Air flies to destinations in Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.