Kenyan low-cost airline Jambo Jet which started it’s operations back in 2014, will now fly to Uganda. This comes 2 years after Jambo Jet was granted regulatory approval to fly to 16 routes including Entebbe, Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar, Kilimanjaro, Mwanza, Kigali, Juba, Bujumbura, Hargeisa, Mogadishu, Goma, Kisangani, and Moroni.
The airline will be operating two daily return flights to Uganda according to a statement by Willem Hondius, Jambojet’s CEO. The departure time from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) will be at 09:10 am and 5:30 pm every day while the planes from Entebbe International Airport ( EBB) will be leaving at 11:00 am and 7:20 pm daily. A one-way ticket to Uganda will be costing Ksh 11,330.
Speaking during the launch, Jambo Jet CEO Willem Hondius added that Jambojet’s entry into Uganda will strengthen the integration and economic growth between the two East African countries.