Since 1995, 748 ASL has grown into one of the most reliable Air Charter companies in the region, serving the Humanitarian, Natural Resource Sector & Governments
Jul 22, 2020 • 9 tweets • 5 min read
[THREAD]: Mohammud Ahmed first tasted absolute freedom when he found himself in Chuka town on the eastern slopes of Mount Kenya. The government placed him at Chuka University to pursue a degree in Economics and Statistics.
He was a young man born inhaling the breeze from the Indian Ocean in Mombasa and raised in the metropolitan capital Nairobi. Never in his life had he gone to a boarding school. In actual fact, never had he been away from his parents’ surveillance.
Jun 23, 2020 • 10 tweets • 6 min read
[THREAD]: Mahamud Tawane has always known the value of work. As a boy in Garissa, Kenya, he would spend his school holidays working at his father’s cotton farm, cultivating and harvesting. At the end of the day, he would be paid per kilo of his harvest.
In his final year of secondary school, Tawane had a friend who read plenty of magazines and narrated his readings to him. On one occasion, Tawane’s friend told him about an ongoing admission at a flying school in Kansas.
Jun 19, 2020 • 11 tweets • 5 min read
[THREAD] : How does one switch from a managerial position at a beer manufacturing company to become a pioneer in the aviation industry? Meet Moses Mwangi, Managing Director at 748 Air Services, a man whose entire existence runs on one word: diversity.
Moses started out as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), in 1984. His adamant pursuit of Accounting and Finance was a conscious response to his O levels teachers who discouraged him from pursuing anything related to mathematics.
Jun 16, 2020 • 12 tweets • 7 min read
[THREAD] : While other kids in Lusoi Primary School in Nyeri played regular games, Samuel Mwaura Muthinji spent his time creating aircraft models from iron sheets. Muthinji was fascinated by how huge heavy metallic objects floated in the air and moved from one point to another.
His enchantment for flying came at a tender age and he then developed an utmost adoration for flying. After completing his primary school in Nyeri, Muthinji enrolled in Moi Forces Academy near the Moi Air Base in the Eastleigh suburb for his secondary education.