Kenya Airways has signed a codeshare agreement with its low-cost subsidiary, Jambojet for its domestic flights to Malindi, Lamu, Ukunda (Diani) and Eldoret.
Under the agreement, which took effect 1 August, Kenya Airways will put the ‘KQ’ designator code on the Jambojet flights on the above mentioned destinations, allowing Kenya Airways to sell the Jambojet network to passengers coming from across the world.
The deal coincides with a capacity optimization within the Kenya Airways group that will make Jambojet grow its presence in Malindi, As Kenya Airways will now focus its domestic operation on Mombasa and Kisimu.
Jambojet flights will increase from daily to 17 flights per week, creating seamless connections between the two networks in both directions.
In the two years of operation, the no-frills low cost brand of Kenya Airways has achieved undeniable business growth; increased numbers of routes from four to seven, increased frequency of flights due to fleet expansion and flown over one million passengers.