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To promote and enhance operations of a safe, efficient and sustainable National Aviation Industry by encouraging adherence and maintenance of high civil aviation safety standards and practices.


To create a safe, efficient and economically viable National Aviation industry.



  • Collective representation
  • Desensitize difficult issues faced by individual members
  • One voice for the industry
  • Influence policy
  • Easy access to professional advice
  • Direct access to Government and Government Agencies
  • Self regulation through code of conduct/ethics
  • Provision of fora to discuss and shape the industry
  • Liaison with other organizations
About Us

Representing the interests of players in the Kenyan Aviation Industry

KAAO brings together commercial/private/recreational air operators, approved training organizations (ATOs), approved maintenance organizations (AMOs) , hot air balloon operators, remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) operators, tourism associations and companies, financial institutions, insurance firms, fuel companies and marketers, tax and audit firms, local and foreign business associations and many other aviation related associations and industry experts under its umbrella to enable them to speak with one voice when engaging with government, legislators, regulatory bodies, financial institutions, development partners and other stakeholders on policy issues, development plans geared towards long-term and sustainable growth of the air transport industry in the Country. KAAO also brings members together to exchange information and learn from each other through events, groups, meetings and forums.

Member Airlines


Industry Years


Behind The Wheel

  • Executive Team

  • Operations Team