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Exploring Global Aviation Accidents in 2022

Accidents are rare in aviation compared to other forms of transport. Flying is regarded as the safest means of transport. While this is the case, it’s still not risk-free. Safety has to remain the highest priority and a core priority for every player in the industry. The 193 countries cooperating through ICAO are working toward…

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East African Air Transport Connectivity 2023

Below is a summary of the air transport connectivity between 10 countries in the East African Region. This is part of my series #AirConnectivityAfrica where I intend to map out air connectivity in different Geo-regions and ultimately the whole continent with the aim of shedding light on how connected cities are in Africa in light of trade,…

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Kenya’s Air Travel Domestic Market 2023

Using data collected from airline booking engines, airports and tracking sites, I analyzed airlines and airports in Kenya with scheduled operations. The aim was to shed light on the state of the aviation industry in Kenya. Who are the key players? Which are the busiest routes? What is the price of an air ticket to…

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How Much Do Travellers Pay for Airport Passenger Service Tax in Africa?

This is a project I did in light of the Africa Civil Aviation ongoing activities to ensure the implementation of the Single African Air Transport Market initiative which aims to create a single market for air transport in Africa through liberalization of the industry. Airport taxes levied across airports in Africa have been mentioned as…

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How Much Do Airports in SAATM Projects Countries in Fees & Taxes

This project aimed at exploring landing and parking fees and airport passenger service taxes levied in African Airports. The analysis was specifically on countries that have resolved to pilot the Single African Air Transport Market initiative which aims to create a single market for air transport in Africa through liberalization of the industry; hence lifting…

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Exploring Aviation Accidents in Kenya

This project seeks to explore the state of aviation safety in Kenya. Using data from the Aviation Safety Network, I explored aviation accidents and incidents that occurred within the Kenyan Airspace. The analysis takes a look at the operators involved, aircraft types and the kind of accidents/incidents classification, their location and fatalities involved. Through the…

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