Regional low costcarrier, Jambojet has flown 2.5millionpassengers in only four years of operations,a mark of growth as it continues to connect the region.
As part of celebrating the milestone, the airline will have a 72-hour special fare of Kes 3,000 one-way for 7,000 seats to all its Kenyan destinations.
This is a major milestone for us, being one of the youngest carriers on the continent to hit such a breakthrough is great. Our aim is to keep fares affordable making it a reality being part of the dream for many to fly”, Jambojet CEO, Willem Hondius said.
The airline reached its 1 million passengers milestone in February 2016 and in a little more than two years, the number of passengers flown has grown to 2.5 million,”he said.
The offer, will see customers pay as little as Kes 3,000, one-way, to all local destinations which is close to a 35 percent discount on its lowest fare which is usually KES 4,500.
The 72-hour promotion will start onTuesday 28thAugust until Thursday 30th August, or when all 7,000 seats are sold out. Travel dates for the promotion are restricted to between10th September and 14th October, 2018 and are available for tickets on the Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Eldoret, Malindi and Ukunda routes.
This is the second promotion the airline has run this year. The first being in Aprilthis year, where over 10,000 tickets were sold.
Jambojet started its operations in April 2014, with only four destinations and has grown to seven, including Entebbe, Uganda, which is the carrier’s first international destination. Its fleet consisting of five (5)Bombadier Dash-8 Q400 is arguably the youngest fleet in the region.
The low cost, no frills airline operates a total of 424 monthly flights from its hub at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, of which 248 flights are for the coastal destinations of Mombasa, Ukunda and Malindi.