Jambojet Suspends Operations Again Over Extended COVID-19 Directives

Jambojet approval to fly to Kigali

As the number if COVID-19 infections rise in Kenya, the goverment has been putting in place measures to prevent the spreasd of the virus. Among them is extensio of the dusk to dawn curfew for a few more another few weeks and the cessation of movement in COVID-19 hotspots to prevent the virus from spreading

To adhere to the government directives, Kenyan low-cost carrier, Jambojet has temporarily put on hold operations up to May 20, following the government’s extension of cessation of movement to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The lowcost carrier flies to five local destinations including Malindi, Mombasa, Kisumu and Eldoret. This  extended the cessation of movement order has been ongoing in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kilifi and Kwale counties, which are hotspots of the virus.

“We regret to inform our customers and business partners that all the flights for the said period are cancelled with immediate effect. We would like to encourage all passengers scheduled to travel in the period up to 20th May 2020, to consider rescheduling their travel to a later date at no extra cost. The value of these tickets will remain valid for a period of 12 months from 1st May 2020,” read the a notice to the public.

Jambojet noted that despite the fact that they cannot fly now, they look forward to welcoming evryon on board once the COVID-19 pandemic has been dealth with accordingly and everthing switches back to normal.  As a reminder to the public, the firm urged the public to abide by the Government directive, exercise caution and adhere to the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health and WHO.

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