Dublin, Ireland, 24 February, 2019 – Elix Aviation Capital (“Elix”) is pleased to confirm that it has delivered one Bombardier Dash 8 Q200, MSN 506, on lease to Safarilink of Kenya. This is the first delivery by Elix to Safarilink. With this new customer, Elix continues to expand its leasing services in the African market.
About Elix Aviation Capital
Elix Aviation Capital is a turboprop aircraft leasing platform established in 2013 to offer comprehensive leasing solutions to airlines operating in the regional aircraft market. Elix’s uniquely specialized platform is well positioned to retain a market-leading presence in regional turboprop leasing and continue its streak of innovation and dedication to the sector. Elix has selectively built a diversified lease portfolio comprised of high-quality Bombardier and ATR turboprops with an attractive and varied group of more than twenty lessees worldwide. The platform is led by a management team with deep aviation expertise and a strong network of relationships across the industry.
Safarilink is Kenya’s premier safari airline with a network of connecting domestic scheduled services to all the best safari destinations within Kenya and across the border into northern Tanzania. Safarilink was formed in January 2004 by a management team who together had more than 35 years of experience in providing tourist related air services in East Africa. This professional quality specialist airline based at Wilson Airport, Nairobi, now operates 11 aircrafts ranging in size from 13 to 52 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 22 destinations and during the busiest periods of the year carries over 14,000 passengers per month.
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