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Passengers stranded because Jambojet pilot could not fly

A Jambojet Boeing 737-300.

Passengers aboard a Jambojet flight recently found themselves stranded in Eldoret town after a pilot declared he could not fly to Nairobi. Flight KQ8865 was scheduled to leave Eldoret at 7:15pm on 24 July 2014. Passengers were hurriedly shoved into one of Jambojet’s Boeing 737s and pleasantly surprised to be told they would be leaving […]


Jambojet becomes a reality as flights begin today

A Jambojet Boeing 737 at Mombasa's Moi International Airport after making the airline's first flight to the port city.

Low cost carrier Jambojet took to the skies for the first time today. The carrier’s first flight was to Kisumu this morning followed by the first flight to Mombasa shortly afterwards. At Kisumu, airport staff were at hand to welcome passengers of the latest entrant into Kenya’s air transport sector. Jambojet begins flight operations on […]

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Eldoret Airport needs 1 billion Shillings for expansion

Top managers at the Kenya Airports Authority met Uasin Gishu governor Jackson Mandago to discuss ways of reviving business at the Eldoret International Airport. The airport has been under-utilized since it was constructed more than fifteen years ago. The meeting resolved to have the national government provide more than 1 billion Kenya Shillings (US $11.7 […]


Kenya Airways ups flights to Eldoret

National carrier Kenya Airways has announced an increase in the frequency of flights to the city of Eldoret to meet increased seasonal demand on the route. From June 2, 2013, the airline will introduce three additional flights on the route every week – on Mondays, Tuesdays and Sundays. The additional service will bring to 14 […]

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Kenya Airways begins flights to Eldoret

Kenya’s flag carrier was yesterday scheduled to begin domestic flights to the town of Eldoret, located 205km northwest of Nairobi. Kenya Airways (KQ) CEO Dr. Titus Naikuni said that the decision to fly to Eldoret is based on growing passenger volumes as [constitutional] devolution takes root and more businesses take advantage of unfolding economic opportunities. […]

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