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Kenya's Jambojet Increases Daily Flights to Eldoret

Kenyan low cost carrier Jambojet has increased its daily flights to Eldoret by fifty percent, each way, in a bid to tap into the growing number of passengers travelling to and from Uasin Gishu County and beyond.

Jambojet’s CEO Willem Hondius said the airline will now fly three times daily to Eldoret, except Sundays when it will operate two flights a day. The extra flights now give travellers in the region a wider choice with flexible and convenient timings.

The new flight will depart Nairobi at 1430hrs, arrive in Eldoret at 1520hrs, and depart Eldoret at 1540hrs and arrive in Nairobi at 1630hrs Monday through to Saturday. On Sundays it will depart Nairobi at 1000hrs to arrive in Eldoret 50 minutes later, departing Eldoret at 1100hrs to get into Nairobi at midday.

The Eldoret route is one of Jambojet’s key destinations where uptake has been high since inception in April 2014. The opening of a North Rift branch office in April this year, during a ceremony that was presided over by the Uasin Gishu County Governor, Jackson Mandago, has helped boost this growth.

Last month, the airline launched a campaign targeting first time flyers with a goal to demystify flying whilst highlighting the benefits it presents over alternative means such as road or rail.

Since inception last year April, the airline now flies to Eldoret, Kisumu, Ukunda, Lamu, Malindi, Mombasa and Nairobi. It flew over 500,000 passengers in its first year of operation and aims to surpass the numbers this year.

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Sep 21, 2022

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Sep 30, 2022

Wow! Stunning! Hilton seems to be taking Africa by storm. Just a couple of years back, they opened the first ever in Eswatini.


Oct 24, 2022

Wonderful event and topics discussed, hopefully we see the manifestations in our African airline businesses in the nearest future. Kudos to you all.


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