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

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  • 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.
  • Fastjet names new financial chief

    News | 01 Jul 2014 07:02 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Fastjet has recruited Fiji Airways' chief financial officer, Nick Caine, to take over the same role at the African budget carrier.
  • Fastjet revises expansion plan after Fly540 overhaul

    News | 26 Jun 2014 10:02 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    African budget carrier Fastjet is having to rethink its development strategy after the Fly540 regional carrier businesses it inherited from Lonrho Aviation failed to evolve as a suitable foundation on which to build the low-cost airline.
  • Fastjet drops Fly540 Kenya in favour of new operation

    News | 25 Jun 2014 07:21 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    African budget carrier Fastjet is to divest its Fly540 Kenya operation to one of the company’s directors for a nominal sum.
  • Fastjet to start Harare flights in August

    News | 23 Jun 2014 08:35 | Oliver Clark

    Fastjet is to add Zimbabwe to its network.
  • Fastjet suspends Ghanaian Fly540 operation

    News | 16 May 2014 08:49 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​African budget carrier Fastjet has suspended its Fly540 operation in Ghana, following a similar move in Angola, in order to continue a restructuring programme.