Silverstone Air temporarily suspended all it’s scheduled flights from November this week, following a directive from the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA).
KCAA stated that they had made the decision after conducting adhoc compliance audits on the operations of the local airline.
They however pointed out that all other Silverstone Air Fleet remain operational as the outcome of the ongoing surveillance activities by the authority are waited on.
Silverstone Air assured their customers that they would work with customers to help minimise disruptions in their travel.
Members of the Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA) stated that though there were minor hiccups, most of their clients had been rebooked with other airlines.
Mr Patrick Kamanga of Deans Travel Centre said, “Our Support for Silverstone Air remains unwaivered. We hope the process can be quickly sorted and of course, safety assured for all.
KATA Chief Executive stated that despite the challenges which many other airlines have experienced at one point in time, Silverstone Air has made air travel accessible to most Kenyans through safe and affordable flights across the country.
KATA, he however emphasised, remains steadfast in ensuring the highest standards of professionalism are maintained by all her members in their operations.