Top News on Fastjet

  • FastJet eyes late summer launch alongside Fly540 brand


    FastJet, the pan-African low-cost carrier planned by EasyJet founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou, expects to launch operations in three to four months, chief executive-designate...


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  • ANALYSIS: African airlines hope for speedy recovery

    News | 16 Dec 2014 14:44 | Graham Dunn

    For Africa's airline industry, 2014 has been another year of muted progress, as geopolitical, social, and local factors continue to block the path to consistent profitability.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-African-airlines-hope-for-speedy-recovery-407117/
  • Fastjet to sell two former Fly540 ATRs

    News | 08 Dec 2014 15:50 | Kerry Reals

    African budget carrier Fastjet is selling off two ATR 72 turboprops previously operated by Fly540 Angola and Fly540 Ghana – two of the airlines it acquired from Lonrho Aviation.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Fastjet-to-sell-two-former-Fly540-ATRs-406864/
  • Used jet aircraft transactions: 17-24 November 2014

    News | 24 Nov 2014 09:27 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​Qatar Airways agrees Boeing sale and leasebacks with Standard Charteredhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Used-jet-aircraft-transactions-17-24-November-2014-406388/
  • ANALYSIS: Fastjet and Fly540 expand on familiar territory

    News | 14 Nov 2014 17:05 | Oliver Clark

    ​Tanzanian low-cost carrier Fastjet is playing down the significance of the arrival of a new competitor into the country’s domestic market in the form of SAX Tanzania, which is expected to start operations later this year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Fastjet-and-Fly540-expand-on-familiar-territory-405979/
  • Fastjet eyes New Year funding boost and Tanzanian investors

    News | 14 Nov 2014 09:51 | Graham Dunn

    ​African low-cost carrier FastJet hopes to secure new funding to support expansion of its operations in Zambia and Uganda by early in the new year while also taking steps to secure new Tanzanian investment in FastJet Tanzania.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Fastjet-eyes-New-Year-funding-boost-and-Tanzanian-investors-406078/
  • Fastjet's pan-African ambitions get Zambia and Uganda boost

    News | 14 Nov 2014 09:07 | Graham Dunn

    ​Fastjet has been boosted in efforts to expand its operations across Africa after securing an air services permit for its planned Zambian operation and fifth freedom rights for its Tanzanian operation to fly onward connections from Uganda.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Fastjets-pan-African-ambitions-get-Zambia-and-Uganda-boost-406081/