Jambojet ventures into cargo business as it eyes pie of the regional market

KENYA – Budget carrier Jambojet, a subsidiary of Kenya Airways, will start cargo operations beginning February 2022 after receiving regulatory approvals from the aviation regulator Kenya Civil Aviation Authority to fly goods on its passenger flights on both local and regional destinations. The airline said that cargo operations starting in the second week of February will target regional routes such…

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Budget carrier Jambojet commences Nairobi-Goma direct flights

KENYA – Budget airline Jambojet has launched flights to Goma in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), as it seeks expansion in the vast central African country. Jambojet, a subsidiary of the national carrier Kenya Airways, made the inaugural flight on 10th September 2021, becoming the first airline to directly connect the capital of North Kivu province and Nairobi. …

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Budget carrier Jambojet confirms Karanja Ndegwa as CEO

KENYA – Budget carrier Jambojet, has confirmed Karanja Ndegwa as the airline’s Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director effective September 2, 2021. Ndegwa has been Jambojet’s Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director in an acting capacity since April 2020 following the appointment of former CEO Allan Kilavuka who moved to head Kenya Airways. Kilavuka continues serving on the Board of…

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Budget airline Jambojet to commence Nairobi-Goma flights in September 2021

KENYA – Jambojet, the low-cost airline and subsidiary of Kenya Airways, has announced plans to commence flights between Nairobi and the Democratic Republic of Congo city of Goma from September 2021. The flight to North Kivu capital is one of the two flights the low-cost carrier will introduce in September as part of its expansion plans. The airline says it…

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Kenyan low-cost airline Jambojet introduces flexible payment plan for customers

KENYA – Jambojet a Kenyan low-cost airline has introduced a flexible payment plan for passengers flying on the regional budget carrier. Passengers can now book and pay for their flights in a flexible payment plan for bookings made at least 60 days in advance. This follows the introduction of a ticketing product dubbed Jaza pole pole where passengers will be required…

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Kenya’s low-cost airline Jambojet ventures into charter operations

KENYA – Regional low-cost carrier Jambojet has announced its entry into charter operations, a move that is expected to address emerging consumer needs and boost its revenue stream amid dwindling passenger numbers and declining revenues. Jambojet acting managing director Karanja Ndegwa said this is part of the airline’s strategy to diversify its products offering to supplement the scheduled operations. “Due…

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