Jambojet, Cellulant in deal to boost local travel via Kshs 1,000 discount vouchers

Regional low-cost carrier Jambojet has partnered with pan-African fintech company, Cellulant, to reward over 1,000 customers with discount vouchers worth Kshs 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 and 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 and 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.

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 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.

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 organisations. Currently, 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 220 million consumers across 34 countries. Cellulant has an office presence in 18 African countries.

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