Astral Aviation resumes cargo flights to Eldoret

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Astral Aviation has resumed cargo flights from Sharjah, UAE to Eldoret. Effective 14th March 2024 Astral Aviation will operate regular Cargo flights from Sharjah to Eldoret, using Boeing 767 Freighter with a capacity of 40 tons of cargo according to Effective 14th March 2024 Astral Aviation will operate regular Cargo flights from Sharjah to Eldoret,

In partnership with African Salhiya, Astral Aviation will perform a flight from Sharjah to Eldoret weekly with plans to increase flights to twice weekly.
The outbound flight from Nairobi to Sharjah carries perishables from Kenya such as flowers, fresh fruits, vegetables, and meat bound for the UAE according to Ms Patricia Odida Chief Commercial Officer of Astral Aviation.

Sanjeev Gadhia, CEO Astral Aviation acknowledges the support from the Government of Kenya for the resumption of flights which were suspended for over 4 months.


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Being one of the only local cargo carriers to operate to Eldoret, Astral Aviation will work with perishables exporters in the Rift Valley region to promote exports to the Middle East via Eldoret Airport once the challenges are overcome notably the availability of Jet Fuel and cold storage facility at the Airport.

Astral is considering flights to Eldoret from Istanbul, Guangzhou, and Mumbai with plans to provide multi-modal solutions from Eldoret to Uganda, Rwanda, D R Congo, and South Sudan

“We are grateful to Kenya Airports Authority, Ministry of Transport, Kenya Revenue Authority and the Governor of Nandi County for their presence at Eldoret International Airport.”

For more information:
Astral Aviation Ltd
astral-aviation.com

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