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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  • ROUTES: Guide to airline start-ups and groundings in 2012

    High-profile airline groundings may have dominated much of the news this year, but there are a number of new kids on...

  • EasyJet founder looks at feasibility of African LCC

    EasyJet founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou is to examine the feasibility of launching a new low cost carrier in Africa after...

  • EasyJet founder Stelios to launch new, unrelated airline

    EasyJet founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou is planning to establish a new airline unconnected to the UK budget carrier,...

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  • Fastjet expects Zambian and Zimbabwean launches this year

    News | 02 Jun 2015 09:27 | Oliver Clark

    Fastjet's commercial chief Richard Bodin foresees the carrier's planned Zambian and Zimbabwean subsidiaries both starting operations this year.
  • Flydubai to enter Tanzanian market from October

    News | 23 Sep 2014 16:26 | Oliver Clark

    ​Flydubai will start a new route from Dubai to Dar es Salaam and will add two domestic sectors from the Tanzanian capital to Zanzibar and Kilimanjaro from October.
  • ANALYSIS: African carriers battle to fulfil potential

    News | 24 Jul 2014 08:14

    ​For many of Africa’s carriers 2013 represented some financial progress, but the pressures remain clear. Collective profits for those African carriers among the top 150 airlines to have reported 2013 figures, shows a return to small profit at both a net and operating level after losses in 2012.
  • Aerostar wins A319 C-check work from Fastjet

    News | 26 Mar 2014 12:15 | Michael Gubisch

    Pan-African low-cost carrier Fastjet has selected Romania’s Aerostar for C-check maintenance on two Airbus A319s.
  • Fastjet targets first half launch for Nigerian operation

    News | 26 Sep 2013 16:42 | Oliver Clark

    Fastjet expects to start domestic operations in Nigeria in the first or second quarter of next year its chief executive says.
  • 1time Zimbabwe set to launch operations in October

    News | 03 Sep 2013 13:37 | Oliver Clark

    A planned Zimbabwe-based regional start-up hopes to launch operations next month under the 1time name and is working on a deal to relaunch the brand in South Africa by buying the holding company of the former low-cost carrier.