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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  • News Listings for Fastjet

  • Fastjet to start Uganda flights

    News | 01 Sep 2014 11:08 | Oliver Clark

    Fastjet is to start operating its fourth international service, between Dar es Salaam and Entebbe, on 16 September.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Fastjet-to-start-Uganda-flights-403210/
  • Fastjet adds premium fare option and 'Freighty' upgrades

    News | 29 Aug 2014 08:39 | Niall O'Keeffe

    Fastjet has launched two new ancillary services as it bids to tailor its low-cost model to African markets.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Fastjet-adds-premium-fare-option-and-Freighty-upgrades-403155/
  • Fastjet submits formal plan for Kenyan operation

    News | 27 Aug 2014 07:23 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​African budget carrier Fastjet has established a new division, Fastjet Kenya, and submitted an application for an air service licence to the country's civil aviation authority.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Fastjet-submits-formal-plan-for-Kenyan-operation-403054/
  • Stelios Haji-Ioannou warns against excessive pay at Fastjet

    News | 30 Jul 2014 14:07 | Oliver Clark

    Fastjet co-founder and chairman Stelios Haji-Ioannou is warning the airline against “excessive pay” for its senior executives in light of financial losses and a sliding share price.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Stelios-Haji-Ioannou-warns-against-excessive-pay-at-Fastjet-402194/
  • 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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-African-carriers-battle-to-fulfil-potential-401863/
  • FlyAfrica to extend ‘ultra low-cost’ model to new regions: chief

    News | 01 Jul 2014 11:53 | Oliver Clark

    Zimbabwean start-up FlyAfrica plans to start new airlines in a bid to expand into southern and western Africa, but faces its biggest challenge in convincing the travelling public to trust its “ultra low-cost” business model, says group chief executive Adrian Hamilton-Manns.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FlyAfrica-to-extend-ultra-low-cost-model-to-new-regions-chief-400938/