JamboJet starts flights between Kigali and Nairobi
Jambojet, the regional low-cost airline, has started selling flight tickets to Nairobi from Kigali in anticipation of its maiden flight in November. Jambojet announced that it will operate daily flights to the capital of Rwanda, Kigali starting 25th November.
The airline, a subsidiary of Kenya’s National
Carrier, Kenya Airways, seeks to enable more passengers to fly
affordably and reliably between Kigali and its hub
in Nairobi. The entry into the Kigali route makes Jambojet the only low -cost
airline to operate the route from Nairobi.
“The new route to
Kigali is part of our regional expansion programme bringing the total number of
our international routes in the continent to three, with the exception to those
we fly to on behalf of Kenya Airways, and a total of 9 routes in the Jambojet
network.” said Allan Kilavuka, Chief Executive Officer, Jambojet.
The one hour Nairobi
– Kigali route will begin on Monday November 25th at 1435 to Kigali and leave
Kigali at 1615 with a promotional fare of USD 107 one way.
flies to destinations within Kenya including Mombasa, Malindi, Ukunda (Diani),
Kisumu, and Entebbe, Uganda – from its hub in Nairobi. The Nairobi-Mogadishu
route is set to start operations from Sunday November 24th.
acquired two brand new De Havilland Dash 8 -Q400 aircraft, part of the four aircrafts that are expected this year, to boost
the airlines capacity as it looks to soar into more regional destinations.