Airlines need to make sure they sell as many seats on the plane as possible. You may be happy to have an open seat next to you, but the airline is very unhappy when it has open seats. Open seats cost the airline money because they are moving the seat from A to B but not being paid for it.
The way an airline improves its chances of filling the plane is to work on a tiered pricing model. Let’s take economy class for example. Let’s say there are 200 seats in Economy class. They will offer the first 10 seats at a very very low price. Once those seats are sold they will offer the next 30 seats at a slightly more expensive price, but still pretty good value. Then once those seats are sold, the next 50 seats are sold at a normal price. As time goes by, the airline sells more seats and it’s only the more expensive seats that are left.
So to answer the question, when do flight prices increase? Flight ticket prices increase when the airline has sold all of the seats in the cheaper price bracket. It might surprise you to know that, the person sitting next to you could have paid less than half of what you paid.
How do you book cheap flights?
Book your flight tickets as soon as you can. The price of your flight tickets might have gone up during the time it has taken you to read this article. They can increase at any time. Often flight prices to tourist destinations increase at the end of the day when people go home and search for their flights. Ticket prices to business destinations may increase quicker during the day, and business travellers book their flights while they are at work.
The bottom line is, flight ticket prices can increase at any moment.
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Kenya Airways is the second airline to offer direct flights between Nairobi and Victoria Falls. The new route will be operated by a duel class Embraer E190. The aircraft has 84 economy seats and 12 business class seats. Kenya Airways also operates the Embraer E190 on its Nairobi to Harare route.
Kenya Airways Nairobi to Victoria Falls flights will be three times per week, on Mon, Thur and Sat. Why not make a Kenya Airways Online Booking to Victoria Falls?
The launch of this route has been welcomed by Zimbabwe as it will be a boost to the countries developing tourism sector. The Victoria Falls Airport was recently refurbished at a cost of $150 million and is now capable of processing some 1.5 million passengers per year. The runway was also upgraded and is now able to accept larger airplanes.
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Read more about this new route on the airline website.
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It’s seems like only yesterday that Jambojet announced that it was entering into a leasing agreement for additional Q400 aircraft.
The low-cost airline has just acquired it’s brand new Bombardier 8 Q400 jet, to strengthen and grow its fleet as it plans to expand its operations into the East African region.
The new aircraft, the highly popular Dash 8 Q400, seats 78 passengers, will come into service in the next few weeks. The aircraft was unveiled at a ceremony at the Kenya Airways Hangar in Nairobi. Bombardier has recorded firm orders for a total of 573 Q400 aircraft.
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Low-cost air travel continues to grow in Kenya with an increasing number of people moving from bus stops to airports.
Jambojet is a low-cost subsidiary of Kenya Airways and they have taken advantage of the growing traffic by launching seven routes, and they have flown over 1.5 million people, all in just under three years.
Willem Hondius, Managing Director spoke to CNBC Africa’s Charles Gitonga about this and more.
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Bombardier Commercial Aircraft confirms that Ilyushin Finance Co. (IFC) has upgraded an option on one Q400 aircraft to a firm order. The Moscow-based aircraft leasing company, now with two Q400 on firm order, has in the past few days concluded a leasing agreement with Jambojet for both aircraft.
Jambojet is expected to take delivery of the first leased Q400 aircraft as soon as May 2017, and the second aircraft is to be delivered later this year. The delivery of these two aircraft will increase the fleet of Q Series turboprops operating in Africa to over 120 aircraft including approximately 70 Q400 aircraft.
This leasing agreement is a positive sign that things are going well at Jambojet. The airline continues to increase its fleet size and has plans to increase its flight network.
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Exciting news coming from the Jambojet head office. The airline announced that it has begun selling “Jambojet Gift Vouchers” which can be purchased as gifts for friends and family. The Jambojet Gift Vouchers can be used as full or partial payment against airline tickets and other items such as upgrades and to purchase extra baggage allowance.
The digital gift vouchers are available in USD and KES currencies. The vouchers will be valid for up to six months and can be purchased in a rage of credit amounts. The cheapest digital gift voucher is KES 1,000 up to KES 50,000 or the equivalent in USD.
Below is a screenshot of the Jambojet Gift Voucher ordering process. As you can see, it is possible to book several vouchers of a specific value. For example you you could purchase 2 vouchers of KES 50,000 for one person. Of course you can easily switch to USD as well.
The airline will be selling the Jambojet Gift Vouchers via their website and they can be personalised to suit any occasion. The lucky recipients of the digital flight vouchers can be redeem them as payment for flight bookings, baggage and seat selection at the low cost carriers’ website, call center or sales offices. The airline is confident that the Jambojet Gift Vouchers will make an idea gift for a special occasion.
Willem Hondius, chief executive officer of Jambojet said “The airline is very proud of the low fares we have been able to offer the Kenyan market through our website and we are delighted to launch the digital gift vouchers, just in time for the festive season”.
Jambojet operates from its hub at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi to 7 destinations in Kenya. Mr Hondius recently reported a 17 percent increase in bookings, compared to December last year; with flights to Malindi and Ukunda recording 60 percent and 40 percent growth respectively.
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Voucher terms and conditions
Jambojet Gift Vouchers are valid for use within 6 months of the issue date and can be used to purchase airfares.
Jambojet Gift Vouchers are not refundable and not redeemable for cash or other goods and services.
For more information visit www.jambojet.com
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