748 Air to start direct flights to Mombasa & Diani

Aviation firm, 748 Air Services has today announced the start of daily flights from Nairobi to Mombasa and Diani. This comes barely a month since the airline announced the start of its direct flight to Kisumu.

In a statement to newsrooms, the airline announced the commencement of two daily flights from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), Terminal 2 to Moi International Airport in Mombasa.

For the Nairobi – Diani route, the firm announced that there will be one daily flight from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), Terminal 2 to Ukunda Airport. 

Commenting during the announcement, 748 Air Services, Managing Director, Moses Mwangi said, “We are pleased to announce the start of two more routes in other key tourism destinations after Kisumu launch.”

“We want to make domestic travel convenient and affordable with the introduction of these two routes. The first flight will depart JKIA in Nairobi at 7.30 a.m. for Mombasa and leave the coastal city for the capital at 10.30 a.m. Whilst, The Nairobi-Diani flight will leave JKIA at 11:20am to arrive in Diani by 12:20 p.m. said Ahmed Jibril, 748 Air Services Chairman.

The firm will be utilizing the fast and versatile Dash 8-Q400 aircraft with a capacity of 78 passengers on these routes with a return ticket cost starting from KEs 10,700.