United Aviation Services opens Nairobi office
United Aviation Services opens a Nairobi office.
United Aviation Services (UAS) has opened an office in Nairobi, Kenya. The announcement was made during the AfBAA Expo 2014 being held at the Marrakesh Air Show in Morocco.
Thee new office sees the company, headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, continuing its plans for expansion.
Wynand Meyer, UAS regional director Africa, says: “Kenya is one of the continent’s fastest-growing business jet markets. Kenya was the third largest purchaser of business aircraft in 2012 and many airlines have made Nairobi their Africa headquarters. This is where they base their operations to connect to European airports and pick-up passengers brought in by local and regional operators.”
“Our new office in Nairobi will allow us to better support our commercial and general aviation clients with their international operations as well as activities across Africa,” adds Meyer.
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UAS expects its business to grow by 30 per cent in 2014 and by 50 per cent in 2015.
Mohammed Husary, executive president of UAS, says: “Our business from Kenya will be a major force underpinning out growth projections. All indicators have shown us that the aviation industry is one of the fastest growing sector sin the Kenyan economy and that this is the right time for us to enter and invest in this market.”