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 208B Grand Caravan - Oasis Executive

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.

‘Oasis’ 8 Seat - Executive Interior

AT A GLANCE

Capacity: 9 Passengers
Crew: 1 Pilot
Luggage: 15 kgs per person
Cruise speed: 167mph / 268kmh
Cruise Altitude: 11,500ft
Horsepower: 675hp
Average Range: 840 nautical miles

Special Features

We are proud to be the only aviation professional in East Africa offering executively-configured, 9 & 11 seat turboprop Cessna Grand Caravan 208Bs. They are sturdy, powerful and reliable, the aircraft of choice for bush flying in Africa.

  • 6 executive reclining seats 
  • Belted 2 place divan seat 
  • Refreshment centre
  • 2 executive stowaway tables 
  • Aft clean flush lavatory
  • Air conditioning 
  • 110v outlets 
  • Personal headsets
  • Aft close out curtain

Aircraft Average Range

Seating Plan

Cessna 208B Grand Caravan EX/NXi - Oasis Executive

Our newly acquired Grand Caravan EX is the same thoroughbred but with enhanced capabilities. Additional horsepower, a four bladed prop and the next generation G1000 (NXi) flight deck, providing dependable and efficient performance, enabling us to do more. The Grand Caravan EX turboprop was engineered for challenging missions, high payloads and short, rough runways while delivering single-engine economy and simplicity. In executive configuration our EX seats up to 11 passengers, in leather upholstered seats, a dual position divan at the rear, all with the convenience of first class surroundings.

‘Oasis’ 11 Seat - Executive Interior

Club Configuration

Meeting Configuration

Commuter Configuration

AT A GLANCE

Capacity: 11 Passengers
Crew: 1 Pilot
Luggage: 15 kgs per person
Cruise speed: 167mph / 268kmh
Cruise Altitude: 11,500ft
Horsepower: 867hp
Average Range: 900 nautical miles

Special Features

Our Grand Caravan EX aircraft are the only 11 seat executive aircraft operating in East Africa. Equipped with the new G1000 NXi flight deck, this enhanced Caravan version continues to be sturdy, powerful and utterly reliable. Our aircraft of choice for bush flying in Africa.

  • 8 Oasis executive reclining seats 
  • Belted 2 place divan seat at the rear 
  • Air conditioning 
  • 110v outlets 
  • Personal headsets
  • Aft close out curtain

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Seating Plan

Cessna 206H Stationair

A true heavy hauler utility bush aircraft capable of landing almost anywhere. The C206 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 Cessna 206 is 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

A short distance safari workhorse, suited to couples and small families (Mum, Dad and 2 kids). Ideal on rough, short airstrips the external luggage pod makes for more room inside the executive cabin. A sturdy little bird, much loved by all who are privileged to operate this lovely aeroplane.

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

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Seating Plan

Beechcraft King Air (Twin Engine)

Take an executive cabin, twin turbine engines and a glass cockpit, mix and stir, and you have the most popular business turboprop in the world today. We offer two thoroughbreds in this class, the King Air 200 and 350i series, both with executive, pressurised cabins and ideal for longer range travel for up to 7 passengers on the 200 and up to 10 passengers on the 350i. The 200 series has a good short bush strip capability, whilst the 350i is ideal for high speed cruise on longer routes.

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King Air 200 series at a Glance

Capacity: 7 Passengers
Crew: 2 Pilots
Luggage: 15 kgs per person on full load
Cruise speed: 280 knots / 519 km/h
Horsepower: 2 x 850 shp
Normal Range: 920nm
Max Range: 1580 nm
Service Ceiling: 35000 ft

King Air 350 series at a Glance

Capacity: 10 Passengers
Crew: 2 Pilots
Luggage: 15 kgs per person on full load
Cruise speed: 313 knots / 579 km/h
Horsepower: 2 x 1,050 shp
Normal Range: 1400nm
Max Range: 1700 nm 
Service Ceiling: 35000 ft

Special Features

Executive interiors with luxury contoured leather seats and large windows.

  • Executive interior
  • Pressurised cabin
  • High cruise speed
  • Washroom
  • Hosted in flight service (on request)
  • Customised seating configurations to match your requirements

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Seating Plan

Beechcraft King Air 200 (7 Seater)

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Beechcraft King Air 350 (10 Seater)

Private Jets

In addition to running turbo-prop aircraft, Scenic Air Safaris also offers an all encompassing private jet air charter service. Medium size light jets ranging from 4 - 10 seats are available and capable of completing a range of diverse flight requirements to both regional and international destinations; whether it be Seychelles, Rwanda, Mozambique or Mauritius.

Aircraft available:

  • Cessna Citation Mustang
  • Cessna Citation Bravo 
  • Cessna Citation Excel
  • Cessna Citation Sovereign

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At a Glance (aircraft dependent)

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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Seating Plan

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.