Jambojet licensed to operate in 7 more countries


Jambojet licensed to operate in 7 more countries

In Summary

  • The low-budget online currently operates in Entebbe (Uganda), Blantyre (Malawi) and Bujumbura (Burundi).
  •   In Kenya, the airline operates in Mombasa, Eldoret, Kisumu, Malindi and Ukunda (Diani).
  •   Since its inception in 2015, the airline is said to have transported over 2.5million passengers both in its local and international routes totalling to a 17percent increase in profit.

Jambojet Kenya has acquired a three-year licence deal which allows the company to operate in seven more regional destinations.

The Kenya Civil  Aviation Authority(KCAA) granted the regional low-cost carrier the license thus boosting its market to ten countries from the original three.

“This is an application we make to KCAA every year on the routes we intend to operate as we look to  continue increasing our presence in the African region. Once we receive the required rights of this destinations will be ready to begin operations,”said Jambojet CEO Allan Kilavuka.

Jambojet, a subsidiary of Kenya Airways, had applied to KCAA for a license to operate in 16 international routes in a gazette notice published on February 15, 2019.

They are Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Dar-es-Salaam, Zanzibar, Kilimanjaro, Mwanza (Tanzania), Kigali (Rwanda), Jubba, Hargeisa, Mogadishu (Somalia), Goma, Kisangani (Democratic Republic of Congo), Moroni (Union of the Comoros) and Lilongwe and Blantyre(Malawi).

The low-budget online currently operates in Entebbe (Uganda), Blantyre (Malawi) and Bujumbura (Burundi).

In Kenya, the airline operates in Mombasa, Eldoret, Kisumu, Malindi and Ukunda (Diani).

Since its inception in 2015, the airline is said to have transported over 2.5 million passengers both in its local and international routes totalling to a 17percent increase in profit.

Jambojet appointed Mr.Allan Kilavuka as its Chief Executive Officer in January 2019 and since then the company has enjoyed a tremendous growth in income and profit.

” We have an ongoing expansion programme and we will announce when we are ready to fly to the various destinations,” said Mr.Kiluvuka.

 

 

 

 

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