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Astral Aviation is a cargo airline based in Nairobi, Kenya. It was established in November 2000 and started operations in January 2001. It operates scheduled and non-scheduled/ad hoc cargo charters to regional destinations in Africa and to Liege in Belgium. Its main base is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi.[1]

Astral Aviation
Astral Aviation logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
8V ACP ASTRAL CARGO
Founded2000
HubsJomo Kenyatta International Airport
Fleet size4
HeadquartersNairobi, Kenya
Key peopleSanjeev S. Gadhia (Commercial Director)
Websitehttp://www.astral-aviation.com/

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DestinationsEdit

FleetEdit

Current fleetEdit

As of April 2019, The Astral Aviation fleet consists of the following aircraft:[3]

Astral Aviation Fleet
Aircraft In fleet Orders Notes
Boeing 747-400BDSF 1 leased from Air Atlanta Icelandic
Boeing 747-400F 1 leased from Air Atlanta Icelandic
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-30CF 2
Total 4

Former fleetEdit

The airline previously operated the following aircraft (as of March 2015):[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 27 March 2007. p. 79.
  2. ^ "Astral Aviation - Schedule". Astral-aviation.com. Retrieved 23 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Astral Aviation Fleet Details and History". Planespotters.net. Retrieved 23 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Astral Aviation fleet". Astral-aviation.com. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  5. ^ "Kenya's Astral Aviation due for two B737 freighters next month". ch-aviation.ch. 10 March 2015. Retrieved 10 March 2015.

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