Jambojet Begins Twice-Weekly Flights to Goma, DRC

Kenya's budget airline Jambojet, commenced its twice weekly flights service to the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo city of Goma on Friday.

Kenya’s budget airline Jambojet commenced its twice-weekly flights’ service to the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo city of Goma on Friday.

The airline will fly into Goma, the capital of North Kivu province, twice a week from its Nairobi hub, before increasing to 4 frequencies weekly, flying on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

“There is a growing demand for air transport across the continent, with the International Air Transport Association projecting that Africa will become one of the fastest-growing aviation regions within the next 20 years, with an average annual expansion rate of almost 5 per cent,” said Vincent Rague, Chairman, Jambojet Board of Directors.

“We want to be part of the growth,” said Rague.

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Jambojet currently flies to 6 destinations including Mombasa, Diani, Eldoret, Kisumu and Malindi from its primary hub in Nairobi. The airline also operates a direct flight from Mombasa to Kisumu and Eldoret and has plans to start operations to the Coastal Island of Lamu on 15th September 2021.