When two awesome brands come together, magic happens. 8 years ago, Jambojet took their inaugural flights to 3 destinations marking the beginning of what has been and continues to be a beautiful journey.
On the morning of April 1, 2014, the budget airline began with upto six daily rotations between Nairobi and the coastal city of Mombasa, a double daily link between the capital and Kisumu, on the shores of Lake Victoria and a ten times weekly service between Nairobi and Eldoret. That is where it all started.
Today, with 7 Kenyan destinations including one regional route (Goma), Jambojet is undoubtedly one of Kenya’s fastest growing and successful brands. On Friday 22nd July 2022, Capital FM, The best mix of music and Jambojet were the talk of town, as Jambojet turned 8 in style. Dubbed the Friday Flight Jamboree, the two brands partnered and gave listeners and passengers a whole new experience on the flight from Nairobi to Mombasa. Throughout the flight, 30,000 feet above sea level, one of Kenya’s most accomplished and consistent deejays, Dj Adrian live on the decks ‘dropped’ a medley of the best tunes from old school to new school keeping the passengers head bobbing and entertained. He is the first DJ to play on a commercial flight in Africa. On board was an incredible amount of positive energy on the flight and it was truly “the ultimate party in the sky” one for the books.
Speaking on Capital in the Morning Show which was hosted Live on ground at the Jambojet lounge at JKIA, CEO & Managing Director Jambojet, Karanja Ndegwa said the carrier, which is boosting its fleet amid a regional and local expansion plan, has been banking on the domestic market to grow its passenger numbers and revenues as competition for the skies increases. “We work very closely with hotels and the tourism sector; we want to continue to work together and move people to have a holiday on the Coast. One thing that I enjoy most is seeing families going for a holiday especially when the schools are closed, I love seeing the excitement,” he said. Jambojet operates in seven towns and cities in Kenya, namely Nairobi, Mombasa, Ukunda, Eldoret, Malindi, Kisumu, and Lamu.
For Sh5,000 return ticket (Nairobi- Mombasa), Jambojet flew the over 70 passengers to the Coastal town for a weekend of partying at the Sarova Whitesands and Tapas Cielo. Upon arrival, the passengers were further given a treat, traversing the coastal town in an open party tour bus, visiting various centres and spots in Mombasa before settling for a scrumptious afternoon meal at Sarova Whitesands.
Jambojet, a market leader with over 44% domestic market share, has flown 4.9Million passengers since its inception in 2014. Operating from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Jambojet has set to revolutionize the way you travel by opening up the skies for all to fly for less. The airline operates flights in 11 routes; From Nairobi to Mombasa, Malindi, Kisumu, Ukunda (Diani), Lamu and Goma in Eastern DRC. It also operates flights from Mombasa to Lamu, Eldoret and Kisumu.
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