Safarilink is Kenya’s premier safari airline
Safarilink is Kenya’s premier safari airline with a network of inter-connecting domestic scheduled services to all the best safari destinations with Kenya and across the border into Northern Tanzania. From it’s base at Wilson Airport-Nairobi, Safarilink provides daily scheduled services to Amboseli, Diani Beach,Kapese, Kilimanjaro, Lamu, Lewa Downs, Lodwar, Loisaba, Migori, Masai Mara,Naivasha, Nanyuki, Samburu and Tsavo West.
Additionally, it can also provide private charter flights if a client’s particular requirement as regards destination or timing cannot be met by the scheduled services. Safarilink was formed in January 2004 by a management team who together had more than 35 years experience in providing tourist related air services in East Africa. This professional quality specialist airline now operates 12 aircrafts ranging in size from 13 to 37 seats, which are chosen to meet the specific requirements of operating into bush airstrips within Kenya’s world
famous game parks.
Safarilink now provides daily scheduled services to 14 destinations and during the busiest periods of the year carries over 14,000 passengers per month. Safarilink currently employs 95 staff of whom 25 are pilots.
Safarilink is a member of the Kenya Association of Air Operators.
As a socially responsible company, Safarilink focuses upon preserving nature and improving the lives of the communities in the destinations that we serve. From Lamu to Turkana, we support wildlife conservation, forest restoration, health, and education projects. In addition, we engage in numerous acts of goodwill across the country that support and further our aims. To achieve our objectives, we partner with reputable organizations operating in the destinations we serve.
Safarilink’s CSR initiatives include a tree planting project with the Bill Woodley Mt. Kenya Trust to offset their carbon emissions and make them the only carbon neutral airline in Kenya. Safarilink also donates a percentage of each ticket purchased to or from Lewa Downs and Diani to the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy and the Diani based Colobus Trust respectively. Safarilink also supports the ‘Hands off Our Elephants’ campaign with all its aircrafts branded with the message, besides adopting a policy of no ivory onboard Safarilink flights. Just recently Safarilink also donated reflectors to boda boda riders in Lodwar. Safarilink is a three-time winner of the Ecotourism Eco-warrior award for the
Enterprise of the Year (Airline Category).
Safarilink has been flying into Lodwar as from September 10, 2014 and it flies five times weekly between Nairobi and Lodwar via Kapese in Turkana County. This becomes the 13th destination to which the carrier provides daily scheduled services.