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Astral Aviation Ltd

  • Type: Cargo
  • IATA: 8V

About The Airline

Astral Aviation is an all-cargo airline which operates schedule flights from its Nairobi hub to London and Liege, Belgium in addition to  Juba, Dar-es-salaam, Mwanza, Kigali, Zanzibar, Entebbe, Pemba, Moroni and Mogadishu, in addition to adhoc charters to over 50 destinations in East, Central, Southern, Central, West and Horn of Africa regions.

Astral Aviation has been flying the skies of Africa for the past 19 years for its interline partners, freight forwarders, charter brokers, aid agencies and GSA's, and was awarded African All Cargo Carrier in 2019, 2017, 2015, 2013 and 2011 by Stat Times for Excellence in Air Cargo in Africa.

Astral's fleet comprises of Fokker 27 (6 tons), DC9 Freighter (15 tons), B727 Freighter (24 tons) and 3 x wet-leased B747-400 Freighter. Plans are to acquire B757 Freighters in 2020 and expand its network into West & South Africa.

Astral Aviation is attending Routes Africa