Bluebird Aviation’s air Cargo flights will continue operating normally, the company has said.
Through a press release dated April 2, 2021,the airline welcomed all cargo bookings from international clients, including dispatch of vaccines to various parts of the East African region and beyond.
The decision follows a notice issued by the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority-KCAA that came after President Uhuru Kenyatta issued a Presidential Executive Order No. 2 Dated 26th March 2021 which suspended pasesenger commercial flights in and out of five counties teemed as COVID-19 infected areas.
This was to help curb the spread of Covid-19 in the wake of the third wave.
“We wish to clarify that our cargo flights remain operational and will run normally.We therefore, welcome all cargo bookings from international clients including dispatch of Vaccines to various parts of the East African region and beyond,” the airline’s statement reads in part.
The airline further noted that it is ready to play an integral role in fighting the pandemic by accommodating the extra cargo capacity brought by demand for COVID-19 Vaccines.
However, the airline’s Humanitarian based services will continue.
Bluebird Aviation is the leading provider for scheduled, non-scheduled and ad-hoc air charter services within the Eastern and Central African region and beyond.
Bluebird Aviation has grown into one of the leading air charter companies in the region, catering for not only the humanitarian sector, but private and government institutions as well.