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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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  • 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 Kenya application deferred by regulators

    News | 28 Oct 2014 16:18 | Oliver Clark

    Fastjet is facing a delay as it seeks a licence to start a Kenya-based subsidiary.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Fastjet-Kenya-application-deferred-by-regulators-405346/
  • Fly540 plans to set up in South Sudan and Comoros

    News | 10 Oct 2014 15:48 | Oliver Clark

    Fly540 has applied for air operator's certificates to start new airlines in South Sudan and the Comoros Islands.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Fly540-plans-to-set-up-in-South-Sudan-and-Comoros-404675/
  • SAX-Tanzania to start operations by Christmas: chief

    News | 06 Oct 2014 09:06 | Oliver Clark

    Kenya's Fly-SAX intends for its wholly owned subsidiary SAX-Tanzania to begin flights by Christmas this year, subject to regulatory approvals from the Tanzanian civil aviation authority.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SAX-Tanzania-to-start-operations-by-Christmas-chief-404466/
  • Fastjet optimistic after shedding loss-making Fly540

    News | 29 Sep 2014 08:20 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​African budget carrier Fastjet’s interim operating loss has deepened by over 20% to $30.5 million, before exceptional items.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Fastjet-optimistic-after-shedding-loss-making-Fly540-404227/
  • 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/