Jambojet Starts Weekly Flights to Zanzibar

Jambojet Starts Weekly Flights to Zanzibar

Jambojet officially launched four weekly flights to Zanzibar from Mombasa on July 1st, 2024. The airline which prides itself in low-cost is targeting the increasing number of tourists flying into the Tanzanian island.

The four flights will depart to Zanzibar on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday and will cost Kshs 28,420 (about Tshs 591,861.61) for a return ticket. The trip will start at Moi International Airport, Mombasa to Zanzibar’s Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (AAKIA).  

Plan to Increase Tourism Across East Africa

“As a leader in low-cost aviation, we pride ourselves on our competitive fares and extensive network, enabling more people to travel across East Africa. This route  reflects our goal of making air travel accessible to everyone,” JamboJet CEO Ndegwa added

Jambojet Starts Weekly Flights to Zanzibar
Karanja Ndegwa | CEO, Jambojet

He said the new arrangement is in tandem with their 10th anniversary early next year. Additionally, the route will be a backbone of regional trade by offering a swift and reliable means for transporting goods, benefiting businesses, and contributing to economic growth in both Kenya and Tanzania through Cargo service.

 The route also offers connections to Nairobi, Dubai, Frankfurt, Milan, and other destinations.

Booking A Jambojet Flight from Nairobi to Mombasa

To book a Jambojet flight from Nairobi to Zanzibar, you can use the Multi-City feature booking on their website to book a flight from Nairobi to Mombasa and Mombasa to Zanzibar on a single itinerary. Subscribe to the #JambojetInZanzibar newsletter to get updates on the same. To book the Mombasa-Zanzibar flight, you can book flights on the JamboJet website, official @FlyJambojet on social media handles, call center, or travel agents.

Jambojet Jaza Pole Pole

Did you know that you can pay for your Jambojet flight in installments? This applies if your flight is at least two months away. The requirement is an initial Ksh3,000 deposit and you can pay for the rest in installments with #Jazapolepole. To read more on this visit their website for more details.

Requirements To Travel To Zanzibar

  • Valid flight ticket
  • A Valid Passport
  • A valid yellow fever certificate

Zanzibar, an island off Tanzania’s coast, boasts UNESCO-listed Stone Town revealing narrow lanes and historic buildings with a blend of Arab, Persian, Indian, and European influences. Spice-scented plantations, pristine beaches, and vibrant coral reefs define its charm. Zanzibar’s climate provides a warm and inviting atmosphere, making it an ideal destination for Tourists, cultural enthusiasts, and nature lovers alike.

For First Time Travellers

Language: Swahili, is the heartbeat of Zanzibar, however, English is widely understood, especially in tourist areas, making it convenient for visitors.

Currency: The national currency used is the Tanzania Shilling (TZS); however, US Dollars are commonly accepted. The Tanzanian Shillings are convenient for everyday transactions and local markets.

Telecommunications: The most common service providers are Zantel (Zanzibar Telecommunication Services), Vodacom Tanzania, Airtel Tanzania, and TTCL (Tanzania Telecommunications Company Limited).

Local Time: Zanzibar, is located in East Africa Time (GMT +3) so there is no time difference between Zanzibar and Nairobi. 

Safety and Security: The local authorities have put security measures to create a safe and secure destination for all. Personal vigilance is however encouraged for maximum protection.

Visa: Depending on the nationality, one may be required to obtain a visa to enter Zanzibar. Visa requirements vary by nation, therefore, it’s best to find out exactly what is needed for entry by contacting the Tanzanian embassy or consulate in your country.