uniquely positioned in East Africa’s soaring airline industry featured on CNN

  20 April 2017       Tripindigo       5 min read featured on CNN for its innovation in the East African Airline Industry. It formed part of a piece about Africa’s soaring low-cost airline industry.

Matthew Bell Co-founder of featured on CNN

“We are proud to be the first platform to bring together all of the domestic flights in East Africa, highlighting how easy it is to fly within the region.“

The soaring aviation market in East Africa

East Africa has a population of around 150 million people, and currently only 1-3% fly. Low cost airline Fastjet began operating in 2011 out of Tanzania and to date has flown 1.3 million passengers, demonstrating the growth potential in the sector as flying becomes easier and more accessible.’s mission is to make organising flights in East Africa easy and hassle-free

We’re uniquely positioned to solve the many challenges that are particular to the region, with half of the network not fitting into the standard, fixed schedule systems that the world relies on. It’s our mission to bring the whole market together and present all the flights to all the destinations. We want to empower the airlines with the tools and information they need to create the most efficient network, and empower the customer through improved choice, innovative products and incredible service.

Teaming up with innovative partners

We’re already working with some great partners. From airline systems like AeroCRS and Videcom; distribution partners like and Nightsbridge; to 3GDirectPay, the region's specialist payment provider who enable us (and the rest of East Africa) to accept all types of Debit and Credit Cards, Mobile Money and Paypal.

Our vision for the future

Click to see the full CNN VideoEast Africa’s economies are growing fast and to operate here requires a pioneering spirit; striving forward, breaking new ground and creating products and services that are brand new. Our member airlines and strategic partners all share this sense of adventure and perhaps, its part of the spirit of Africa.

We have a lot more ground to break and many more exciting products to bring to market. We’re always looking for people who can be on this journey with us, as we continue to solve the local intricacies of the region and bring world class products and services to the people of East Africa, and its world wide visitors.

This is just the beginning.The International Air Transport Association predicts that in the next two decades, Africa will be one of the fastest growing aviation regions in the world and is proud to be an integral part of that journey.


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