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ByJuma Chai

Nov 30, 2018

Africa offers some of the worlds most beautiful destinations. In the world. But it is one vast continent. There are so many modes of transport in Africa but the fastest of them all is Air. This service is provided by some of the best Airline companies in the World. Here is a list of Top ten African Airlines.

1. Ethiopian Airlines

This is the flagship carrier of Ethiopia. It is solely owned by the Ethiopian Government. The airline was founded in 1945 and commenced its operations in 1946 where it expanded to international flights in 1951.

  • Headquarters- Bole international airport Addis Ababa
  • Destinations-125
  • Domestic destinations -20
  • Freighter destinations-44
  • Fleet size- 108


2. South African Airways

This is the flagship carrier of South Africa. It is solely owned by the Ethiopian Government. The airline was founded in 1934

  • Headquarters- Airways park
  • Destinations-56
  • Fleet size- 47

3. Kenya Airways


Kenya Airways Ltd., more commonly known as Kenya Airways, is the flag carrier airline of Kenya. The company was founded in 1977, after the dissolution of East African Airways. Their head office is located in Embakasi, Nairobi, with its hub at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

  • Destinations-53
  • Headquatewrs- jomokenyatta international airport Nairobi

4. Air Seychelles

5. Air Mauritius

6. Royal Air Maroc


7. TAAG Angola Airlines

8. Fastjet

9. Kulula.com

10. Mango Airlines

Juma Chai

A writer dedicated to providing the world with the best insights into Africa.