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Jambojet Ventures into Charter Operations

Tuesday, 15 Sep 2020

Jambojet acting Managing Director Karanja Ndegwa said this is part of the airline’s strategy to diversify its product offering to supplement the scheduled operations.

“Due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen a shift in consumer needs. Consumers now, more than ever, want privacy, convenience, and their safety and well-being assured. As an airline, we pride ourselves in being customer-centric, thus the introduction of this non-scheduled service,” he said.

The airline is targeting business people, families, groups that may be attending social events such as weddings, corporates, missions, and humanitarian bodies with operations outside of major towns to take up the charter operations. The charter can accommodate up to 78 passengers per flight depending on the route.

With its low-cost model and internationally recognized safety record, Jambojet is looking to offer a safe, reliable product at an affordable rate.

Since its inception in 2014, Jambojet has been a scheduled service operator, serving the domestic market, and expanded to Uganda and Rwanda in February 2017 and November 2019 respectively.

To make bookings, one would need to send an email to with the date of travel, number of passengers, origin and destination and whether it is a one way or return flight to get a quote. You may also call our contact center on +254 711 024 501, +254 711 024 545, +254 730 804 545, or +254 734 104 545.



About Jambojet Limited


Jambojet is a regional low-cost airline that currently flies to seven destinations from its hub in Nairobi – Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Kigali, Entebbe, Mombasa, Eldoret, Kisumu, Malindi, and Ukunda (Diani). The no-frills airline, launched in April 2014 became the only low-cost carrier in Kenya to be awarded the coveted IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA registration) in July 2019. IOSA is an internationally recognized and accepted evaluation system designed to assess the safety, operational management and control systems of an airline.

In August 2018, Jambojet was ranked top airline in Africa with the youngest fleet by global aviation intelligence provider, ch-aviation. The airline is also the 2018 winner of the Bombardier Reliability Award for outstanding performance in dispatch reliability. Since inception, Jambojet has enabled affordable air travel for all, with first-time flyers accounting for about 30% of its customers.

In the six years of operation, the airline has achieved undeniable business growth; with an aggressive fleet expansion comprising of 6 brand new De Havilland Dash 8-400, regional growth with the introduction of flights to Kigali, and flown over 3 million passengers. This number is set to grow as more travelers appreciate the benefits of low-cost flying.

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