JamboJet the regional low cost carrier has extended its offer for tickets at a price of Ksh. 50 to today as part of its fifth year celebrations. There are 100 tickets which are up for grabs.
On 1st April, 2019, the airline sold 100 tickets for Kshs.50 each, which many had anticipated to be an April fool’s prank. According to the airline, they experienced a lot of traffic to their website with many people curious to see whether it was true. The first destinations to sell out were Ukunda and Mombasa which are the popular holiday destinations.
Jambojet CEO Allan Kilavuka, had this to say, “This is a special week for us at Jambojet as we turned five. It is a major milestone that we want to celebrate with our customers by opening up more opportunities to fly and create memorable life experiences with us.” He added that, “Our mission is to revolutionise flying. We believe air travel should be affordable to all regardless of economic status, comfortable and safe for all. We hope that people who have never had a chance to fly can take advantage of this extension.”
The airline which began operations on 1st April, 2014, has enabled affordable air travel for all, with first time flyers accounting for about 30% of its customers. In the five years of operation, Jambojet has achieved undeniable business growth, with an aggressive fleet expansion comprising of 5 Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 Next Generation. The airline has also expanded regionally with daily flights to Entebbe and has flown over 3 million passengers.