Fast expanding regional airline Fly540 have introduced seven direct weekly flights am from September 20th 2010.To celebrate launch of these services, the airline is offering passengers a return airfare of U.S. $ 299 dollars which will run until October 31st, 2010.The Fly540 flights to Dar es Salaam from Nairobi will be operated twice a day on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays using a recently acquired 50 seater CRJ-100 jet and on Sundays, the airline will have one service.
Flights will depart from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport at 9.30 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and arrive at Dar es Salaam Airport at 10.30 a.m.
Flights will leave Dar es Salaam at 11.00 a.m. and arrive at JKIA at 12.00 p.m. The second flight on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays will leave JKIA at 4.00 p.m. and arrive Dar es Salaam Airport at 5.00 p.m.
The return services will leave Dar es Salaam at 6.30 p.m. and arrive at JKIA at 7.30 p.m.
On Sundays the Fly540 aircraft will leave JKIA at 4.00 p.m. and arrive at Dar es Salaam Airport at 5.00 p.m.
The flights will leave Dar es Salaam at 6.30 p.m. and arrive at JKIA at 7.30 p.m.Nixon Ooko, the Operations Director of Fly540, said:“The introduction of flights between Nairobi and Dar es Salaam is a response to requests by our customers.“Dar es Salaam is an important centre for business, government and tourism and there has been a growing demand for travel on this route.”
“The launch of our flights between Nairobi and Dar es Salaam is another step in our regional expansion programme to meet the growing need of value for money air travel throughout East African. Fly540 operates services to Arusha, Kilimanjaro, Manyara, Mwanza and Serengeti in Tanzania.“The airline also offers regular flights to Zanzibar, Entebbe and Bujumbura.
“During the recent third East African Community Investment Conference held in Kampala, Fly540 was recognised for its rapid expansion of air services in the East African region.
“The airline was also honoured for contributing to economic growth through its investment in the region.”Fly540 commenced operations in November 2006 with a daily flight between Nairobi and Mombasa for local and overseas business and holiday travellers.
SAGALA LODGE – TSAVO
The airline’s value for money flights won instant popularity and Fly540 now has 12 destinations in Kenya with regional services to Bujumbura, Entebbe, Mwanza, Zanzibar, Kilimanjaro and soon Dar es Salaam.