Kenya regional carrier Jambojet cancels flights as passenger numbers fall over Coronavirus

Few passengers travelling to Rwanda and Uganda has forced low-cost carrier Jambojet to suspend flights to Kigali and Entebbe with immediate effect. The budget carrier, a subsidiary of the national airline Kenya Airways #ticker:KQ, said over the past few weeks there has been a decline in air travellers especially on its international routes caused by […]

Oman Air and Kenya Airways extend codeshare agreement

The codeshare expansion, effective 1 October 2019, will connect Oman Air guests travelling beyond Nairobi to Entebbe, Uganda and Johannesburg, South Africa Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman , and Kenya Airways, the national carrier of Kenya, have expanded their codeshare cooperation. The two airlines first signed up for the agreement […]

Kenya low cost flier Fly 540 seeks nod for domestic expansion

The budget carrier will be leasing more aircraft this year. Low-cost airline Fly 540 has applied for an air service licence from the aviation regulator to expand its domestic route offering to include Nanyuki, Meru, Amboseli, Lewa, Isiolo, Samburu and Moyale. The move, if granted, means the carrier could soon commence flights to the destinations […]

Rwanda, Angola aviation deal cuts down travel time from 16 hours to 2 hours

The governments of Rwanda and Angola has signed Bilateral Air Service Agreement under which the national carrier, RwandAir, and Angola’s national airline Taag got seven frequencies a week on either side. The agreement was signed between the State Minister in charge of Transport, Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye, and Angola’s Minister of Transport, Augusto da Silva […]