Press Release: Jambojet Partners With Cellulant To Reward Customers For Paying via Mobile Money

Nairobi, Kenya- 10th November 2020– Regional low-cost carrier Jambojet has partnered with Pan-African Fintech company, Cellulant, to reward over 1,000 customers with discount vouchers worth KSH. 1,000.

The partnership with Cellulant, who are providing a one-stop payments platform, is part of the ongoing “Now Travel Ready” campaign aimed at encouraging domestic travel in the new normal.

“As a customer-centric airline, we continuously look for innovative ways that add value, as we endeavor to constantly improve the customer experience. The discount vouchers will allow our customers save money on their travel expenses as the industry continues with the COVID-19 recovery process,”

said Titus Oboogi, Head of Sales & Marketing, Jambojet.

Jambojet has resumed operations to all its domestic destinations namely Mombasa, Eldoret, Kisumu, Malindi and Ukunda (Diani), from Nairobi.

“We are committed to making payments more reliable and more streamlined to ensure that our partners can continue to offer value to their customers. We are excited to be partnering with Jambojet because we believe that when we are connected, we can accomplish more, together.”

said Rita Njeri, Head of Account Management, Global & Regional Merchants, Cellulant.

Since inception in 2014, Jambojet, which is IOSA certified (IATA Operational Safety Audit registration), has flown over 3.5 million passengers, 30 percent of whom are first time flyers.

The airline also recently launched direct flights from Mombasa to Eldoret and Kisumu, as well as charter services in line with its strategic growth plan.

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About Jambojet Limited

Jambojet is a regional low-cost airline that currently flies to seven destinations from its hub in Nairobi – Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Kigali, Entebbe, Mombasa, Eldoret, Kisumu, Malindi and Ukunda (Diani). The no-frills airline, launched in April 2014 became the only low cost carrier in Kenya to be awarded the coveted IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA registration) in July 2019. IOSA is an internationally recognised and accepted evaluation system designed to assess the safety, operational management and control systems of an airline. 

In August 2018, Jambojet was ranked top airline in Africa with the youngest fleet by global aviation intelligence provider, ch-aviation. The airline is also the 2018 winner of the Bombardier Reliability Award for outstanding performance in dispatch reliability. Since inception, Jambojet has enabled affordable air travel for all, with first time flyers accounting for about 30% of its customers. 

In the six years of operation, the airline has achieved undeniable business growth; with an aggressive fleet expansion comprising of 6 brand new De Havilland Dash 8-400, regional growth with the introduction of flights to Kigali, and flown over 3 million passengers. This number is set to grow as more travellers appreciate the benefits of low cost flying. 

For more information, visit www.jambojet.com or email [email protected] 

Twitter, Facebook, Instagram: @FlyJambojet 

About Cellulant

Cellulant uses technology to connect people and their resources, making it easier to do business across Africa. Cellulant is committed to creating prosperity and opportunity for Africa by making commerce more reliable and more streamline. 

Founded in 2004, Cellulant provides a single digital payments platform that runs an ecosystem of consumers, retailers, merchants, banks, mobile network operators, Governments and International Development Partners. Today, Cellulant’s payments platform hosts 120 of the largest banks in Africa, 40 mobile money operators, 600 local and international merchants; and is connected to 220M consumers across 34 countries. Cellulant has an office presence in 18 African countries.

For more information, visit www.cellulant.com or email [email protected] 

Twitter, Facebook, Instagram: @Cellulant