Private Air Charters
Saving you time, money, and freeing up your journey

Flying between camps and lodges in a privately chartered aircraft makes economic sense, saving huge amounts of valuable holiday time. Travel in total comfort and luxury and enjoy access to VIP services to and from your aircraft.Tailor your holiday time to make the most of what you want to do without any hassle.

Why use an executive air charter on safari?

  • One plane, one pilot, makes for a completely private experience
  • Luxury and comfort: flying on holiday should be a pleasure. We’ll make your charter experience as luxurious and comfortable as possible
  • Your own schedule: create your own itinerary and fly at your own pace
  • Choice of aircraft: We'll help you select the aircraft most suitable to your specific needs
  • Privacy and security: A private charter guarantees your privacy, and we will work closely with your security provider on all aspects of your charter
  • Access to more safari destination airports: Avoid lengthy road transfers and simply arrive closer to your final destination than a scheduled service might allow
  • No queues: avoid check in queues and unnecessary delays; board the aircraft minutes before take-off
  • Global coverage: no matter where you want to fly to or from, our international network of offices provides you with local knowledge on a global scale

Our private executive air charter aircraft relative size and short field operating capabilities, allow us to reach remote destinations and places with little or no infrastructure – especially helpful for passengers travelling to off the beaten track safari destinations.

Need a private air charter? Drop us a line or speak to our reservations team sales@scenicairsafaris.com or +254(0)20 260 7433

Services

We strive to deliver quality, consistency and the highest level of professionalism to our guests.

  • Luxury charter flight services to all destinations within East Africa
  • Tailor-made flying safaris from East to Southern Africa
  • VIP Meet & Assist services at all international airports
  • Private ground transfers
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Private professional safari guides

Our Aircraft

Our executively configured Cessna Grand Caravans and Cessna Stationair provide for short field capabilities, landing or taking off from shorter runways and landing strips, often providing passengers with access to smaller, local airports that are closer to their final destinations.

Cessna Executive Grand Caravan 208B

Our executive Grand Caravans deliver a unique combination of dependability, economy, style and utility. In executive configuration it typically seats up to nine passengers in leather upholstered seats with a dual position divan at the rear. Ideal for private groups for short to mid range flights.

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Club Configuration

Meeting Configuration

Commuter Configuration

AT A GLANCE

Capacity: 11 Passengers
Crew: 1 Pilot
Luggage: 15 kgs per person on full load
Cruise Speed: 140 knots
Horsepower: 675hp
Average Range: 840 nautical miles

Special Features

We are proud to be the only aviation professional in East Africa offering executively-configured, 8 seat turboprop Cessna Grand Caravan 208Bs. They’re sturdy, powerful and reliable, the aircraft of choice for bush flying in Africa.

  • Executive ‘Oasis’ Interiors with luxury reclining and fully rotating, contoured leather seats
  • Air conditioning to keep your flight cool and comfortable
  • Panoramic windows coupled with the ability to fly lower level and slower speeds for optimal game viewing
  • Personal headsets and integrated intercom system to communicate with pilot and other guests
  • Customised seating configurations to match your requirements
  • Fridge with cold drinks and snacks
  • 12V Power outlets in the cabin to recharge laptops, cell phones and cameras
  • On our longer trans-African flying safaris, a private loo is offered on board

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Seating Plan

Cessna Stationair Turbo T206H

A true heavy hauler utility bush aircraft capable of landing almost anywhere. The T206 is a six-seat aircraft, with five passenger seats. Featuring a spacious passenger cabin, and executive leather seats, it can accommodate four passengers comfortably. The T206 model has a turbocharged engine, giving more climbing power at altitude. Ideal for couples on honeymoon and small groups of friends for short flights.

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AT A GLANCE

Capacity: 5 Passengers
Crew: 1 Pilot
Luggage: 15 kgs per person on full load
Cruise speed: 120 knots
Horsepower: 310Hp
Average Range: 420 nautical miles

Special Features

Designed for shorter distances our Cessna 206 is ideal for couples and small families. Ideal on rough, short  strips the external luggage pod makes for more room inside the executive cabin. A sturdy,  safari workhorse much loved by all who are privileged to operate this lovely little aeroplane.

  • Personal headsets and integrated intercom system to communicate with pilot and other guests
  • Leather high backed seats with single point safety belt
  • Air conditioned to keep your flight cool and comfortable

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Beechcraft King Air E90 (Twin Engine)

Take an executive cabin, twin turbine engines and a glass cockpit — mix and stir — and you have a King Air E90 where the E stands for extra horsepower, extra speed and extra payload. A true thoroughbred with a pressurised cabin, ideal for longer range travel for up to eight passengers.

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AT A GLANCE

Capacity: 6 Passengers
Crew: 1 standard or 2 Pilots (optional)
Luggage: 15 kgs per person on full load
Cruise speed: 200 knots
Horsepower: Twin x 680hp
Average Range: 800 nautical miles

Special Features

Executive interiors with luxury contoured leather seats and large windows.

  • Executive interior
  • Pressurised cabin
  • Glass cockpit
  • High cruise speed
  • Customised seating configurations to match your requirements

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Private Jets

In addition to running turbo-prop aircraft, Scenic Air Safaris also offers a full private Jet air charter service to meet clients’ specific needs, domestically or internationally. Private jets ranging from 4 - 10 seats are available and are capable of completing a range of diverse flight needs.

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AT A GLANCE

Capacity: from 2 - 10 Passengers
Crew: 2 pilots
Luggage: aircraft dependent (avg.20kgs)
Cruise Speed: Aircraft dependent
Average Range: 3,000 nautical miles (midsize jet, aircraft dependent)

Special Features

Ideal for small private groups for mid to long range flights

  • Twin pilot operations
  • Executive Interiors with luxury reclining, contoured leather seats
  • Onboard catering on request
  • Air conditioning to keep your flight cool and comfortable
  • Customised seating configurations to match your requirements

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Flight Safety is our No.1 Priority.

There can be no compromise to flight safety - period. Our nine-year safety record is impeccable, we conduct constant and ongoing enforcement of stringent safety requirements, and our pilots are trained and constantly reviewed to the highest international air safety standards.

All our aircraft are equipped with satellite tracking devices, enabling real-time operational control and position-reporting capability.