By Milton Were
Aviation giant company, 748 Air Services has today announced the acquisition of another Dash 8-Q400 aircraft increasing their total fleet to 14 aircraft (s) of different types and specifications.
The company Chairman, Mr Ahmed Jibril indicated that the new acquisition will boost their capacity to deliver exceptional services to the clients in the various sectors.
“The additional capacity is strategic for us. It will enable us to play an active role in supporting rising demand for movement of humanitarian workers and urgent relief supplies across the African Continent,” said Mr. Jibril.
The Dash 8-Q400 has the capacity of carrying up to 76 passengers thereby considered a high performance and versatile plane, with capabilities for short take-off and landing.
The aircraft was delivered by Medavia (Mediterranean Aviation Company Limited), a De Havilland Canada Authorized Service Facility (ASF) based in Malta.
Medavia also did a C-check on the aircraft, making history as the first Q400 series to undergo heavy and extensive maintenance check at the facility.
748 Air Services plans to increase its fleet further by acquiring the Dash 8-300 Series so that customers are satisfied at all times.
748 Air Services (K) Ltd is an Air Charter Company that holds an Air Operator Certificate and an embedded Aircraft Maintenance Organization; both authorized by the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority.
Since its inception, 748 Air Services (K) Ltd has grown into one of the most reliable air charter companies in the region, catering to the humanitarian sector, natural resource sector and government institutions.
We lead the flock, with expedient delivery of cargo to remote destinations, or comfortable and safe transportation of passenger.