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Formed and started operations in 1998. Low cost carrier (LCC), domestic, regional & international, scheduled & charter, passenger & cargo jet airplane services.
Panari Sky Centre
P O Box 10718
SOMALI (SOMALI DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC) WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1960, IT COVERS AN AREA OF 637,657 SQ KM, ITS POPULATION IS 9.5 MILLION, ITS CAPITAL CITY IS MOGADISHU, AND ITS OFFICIAL LANGUAGES ARE SOMALI, ARABIC, ENGLISH, AND ITALIAN.
April 1998: Founded by a group of Calgary, Canada-based entrepreneurs, in partnership with local Somali interests to establish an air service between Mogadishu and Dubai.
October 2013: Jubba Airways (JBW) is a low cost carrier (LCC) operating scheduled passenger jet airplane services linking Mogadishu with Somali cities including Bosaso, Hargeisa, and Galkayo, and regional destinations including Djibouti, Dubai, and Jeddah. Also operates passenger Hajj flights to Meca and Umrah, plus cargo charter flights.
(IATA) Code: 6J. (ICAO) Code: JBW - (Callsign - AIR JUB).
Parent organization/shareholders: Blue Bells Travels LLC (100%).
Company slogan: "The Happy Way to Fly."
Main Base: Mogadishu Aden Adde International Airport.
Hubs: Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport, and Hargeisa Egal International Airport.
Domestic Destinations: Bosaso Bender Qasim International Airport; Galkayo Abdullahi Yusuf International Airport; Hargeisa International Airport; & Mogadishu Aden Adde International Airport.
International Destinations: Djibouti-Ambouliu International Airport; Kenya Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport; Saudi Arabia Jeddah King Abdulaziz International Airport; Sharjah International Airport (SHJ); and United Arab Emirates Dubai International Airport (DXB).
February 2015: Daallo Airlines ((IATA) Code: D3, based at Djibouti) (DAO) and Jubba Airways (Kenya) (JBW) ((IATA) Code: 3J, based at Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta) on February 19, announced the formation of the African Airways Alliance, a merged entity owned equally by founders of the two carriers.
The two airlines will continue to use their respective Jubba and Daallo brands after the merger, Jubba (JBW) Chairman, Said Qailie told "Reuters," but will pool their fleets to include two leased A321-100s operated by Air Méditerranée ((IATA) Code: ML, based at Lourdes/Tarbes) (AMV).
August 2015: Jubba Airways (JBW) leases a Ukrainian A320.
(JBW) currently operates 5 airplanes to 7 destinations, on 15 routes and 3 daily flights.
February 2017: "Somalia to Suspend Somaliland Flights as Tensions Grow" February 14, 2016.
African Express Airways (XU, Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta) as well as Jubba Airways (JBW) and other carriers plying flights between Mogadishu and Hargeisa, the capital of the autonomous Somaliland region in northwestern Somalia, have been ordered to suspend their respective operations with effect from February 22.
2 A320-212 (445, 5Y-JAA; 671, 5Y-JZX), ex-(UR-CMK & UR-CME) deliveries.