Airport & Flight Upgrades

Upgrade your flight exclusively with The Gambia Experience. From October 2015 we are delighted to be partnering with award-winning charter airline, Titan Airways, from Gatwick.

Our New Star Service...

Star Service Flight Upgrade - The Gambia ExperienceWe are pleased to introduce our new Star Service on our Gatwick flights from Tuesday 13th October 2015. The Star Service offers additional benefits both at the airport and on board, and is available on all Gatwick flights during winter. This exclusive service will be on a Titan Airways A320 aircraft from £199 return or from £150 one way.  The service offers a limited number of flight seats in a separate forward area, 30kg luggage allowance and an upgraded meal and complimentary drinks service. Other benefits are listed below.

Star Service Summary
  • Pre-bookable seats
  • Dedicated check-in at Gatwick and Banjul
  • Priority boarding at Gatwick and Banjul
  • No. 1 Executive Lounge at Gatwick Airport
  • First Class Lounge (air-conditioned) at Banjul Airport
  • Increased luggage allowance of 30kg
  • Separate area at front of aircraft with dedicated crew
  • Modern leather seats that are converted to a comfortable 2-2 configuration with a table in between, giving more personal comfort and space
  • Individual entertainment system streamed to a portable Android or Apple tablet
  • Complimentary bar service
  • Enhanced meal service with wine selection and full afternoon tea
Star Plus

Seats in the front row of the aircraft enjoy additional legroom. Other benefits of Star Plus, in addition to the Star service benefits above are: 40kg luggage allowance and champagne on boarding. Star Plus supplement from £349 return or from £200 one way.

Before You Fly

Individual seats can be pre-booked by our reservations team or on the web; however these may need to be amended if there is an aircraft change or medical case booking on the flight.

Passengers can make use of our separate check-in desks, a reduced 90-minute check-in time at Gatwick and use of the No.1 Executive Lounge in Gatwick with complimentary light breakfast and drinks plus priority boarding and, on your return, use of the First Class air-conditioned lounge in Banjul and priority check-in and boarding.

Please note that Christmas & New Year additional Star supplements apply to each sector as follows:
From UK: 18 Dec £50, 21/22 Dec £80, 25 Dec £50, 28/29 Dec £80
From Banjul: 28/29 Dec £50, 1 Jan £80, 4/5 Jan £80, 8 Jan £50


Emergency Exit Seats

Exit seats are available on our Gatwick flights for £50 per person each way and winter flights from Manchester and Birmingham (on request), at a supplement of £25.50 per person each way.

A limited number are available so please book early (able bodied adults only, 16 years or over).


UK Airport Lounges

Lounge access is complimentary when booking Star Service or Star Plus flight upgrades from Gatwick. Please speak to our reservation staff about pre-booking lounges at Gatwick, Manchester or Birmingham.Complimentary food is included with a hot dish included. Drinks from the bar including beer, wine and spirits are also complimentary. Unlimited Wifi and newspapers, magazines included.

Prices from £19.99 per person


First Class Air-Conditioned Lounge, Banjul

We are able to offer access to the First Class air-conditioned Lounge in Banjul with our flights to Manchester, Birmingham and to Gatwick.

The First Class air-conditioned Lounge at Banjul Airport is situated on the top floor*. It comprises a comfortable seating area with views over the runway. Complimentary drinks are available from the bar. Baguettes are available at a small charge.

* There is no lift access to the First Class air-conditioned Lounge.

Supplement from £15 per person