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African Express Airways

IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
XU
AXK
-
Express Jet
African Express Airways McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82
African Express Airways
P.O. Box 19202
Nairobi
KENYA

Tel.: +254 20 201 4746
Fax:
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.africanexpress.co.ke

Owner: Bulhan Family (90%); others (10%)
Base: Nairobi (NBO)
Hubs: -
Start of ops: May 1986
African Express Airways operates this equipment: Executives:
  • 1 x McDonnell Douglas DC-9
  • 2 x McDonnell Douglas MD-80
Chief Executive:
Finance Manager:
VP Flight ops:
Musa Hassan Bulhan
Hawa Khamis
George Kamau

Manufacturer Type Current
Active
Current
Leased
-out
Current
Inactive
Planned Current
or
Planned
Historical Total
all times
Avg Age
Active
Boeing B.707-320B
2
2
-
Boeing B.707-320C
4
4
-
Boeing B.727-200
1
1
1
2
-
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-30
1
1
2
1
3
45.5 years
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-80 (MD-80)
2
2
1
3
28.3 years
 TOTAL:  
3
2
5
9
14
34.0 years

Name Alias
IATA
Code
ICAO
Code
Country Base Dates
African Express Airways  
XU
AXK
Kenya Nairobi 1999-
Formed by African Airlines International      
Equator Airlines  
3P
PKA
Kenya Nairobi/Mombasa 1990-1998
African Express Airways  
QA
AEK
Kenya Nairobi/Monbasa 1987-1990
Pioneer Airlines  
3P
PKA
Kenya   1979-1987