Local budget airline, Skyward Express has launched direct flights from Nairobi to Malindi, operating a Dash8 q100 that has a seating capacity of 37 passengers on the route. This brings the airline’s routes to six, having already operations to Eldoret, Lamu, Lodwar, Mombasa, and Ukunda.
The flight, which commenced on Wednesday, 10th February 2021, will be departing every day from Skyward Express’ Wilson airport hub in Nairobi at 14:10, and arriving at Malindi Airport at 15:20. From Malindi, it will leave at 17:10 and land at Wilson Airport at 18:20.
Furthermore, the airline will also operate short flights connecting Malindi and Lamu.
Skyward Express is a Kenyan airline based in Nairobi that was founded in 2010 as Skyward International Aviation. As of September 2020, the airline’s fleet consists of 14 aircraft:
- 3 De Havilland DHC-8-300
- 11 Fokker 50s (one each operated for Jubba Airways and Maandeeq Air)