Dublin, Ireland, June 6, 2018 – Elix Aviation Capital is pleased to confirm that it has delivered Bombardier Q400, MSN 4110, on lease to Jambojet of Kenya. This is the second Q400 delivery by Elix to Jambojet in 2018 following the delivery of Q400 MSN 4554 in March. This delivery further demonstrates Elix’s commitment to develop and invest into the capabilities and services it brings to its African customers.
Elix Aviation Capital is a turboprop aircraft leasing platform established in 2013 to offer comprehensive leasing solutions to airlines operating in the regional aircraft market. Elix’s uniquely specialized platform is well positioned to retain a market-leading presence in regional turboprop leasing and continue its streak of innovation and dedication to the sector. Elix has selectively built a diversified lease portfolio comprised of high quality Bombardier and ATR turboprops with an attractive and varied group of more than twenty lessees worldwide. The platform is led by a management team with deep aviation expertise and a strong network of relationships across the industry.
The airline currently operates a young fleet of Dash 8 Q400 aircraft. The recently acquired 78 seater; turboprop Bombardier Next Gen Q400 will be used to further expand the network as it plans to venture into other regional destinations. The barely four-year-old airline which currently operates to Eldoret, Kisumu, Malindi, Mombasa, Nairobi, Ukunda and its first international route Entebbe has achieved undeniable business growth; increased numbers of routes from four to six, increased frequency of flights due to fleet expansion and flown over two million passengers.