Top News on Fly540

  • 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...

  • Fly540 F27 crash claims lives of three crew members

    All three crew on board a Fokker F27 freighter operated by Kenyan regional carrier Fly540 were killed when it crashed...

  • Lonrho considers forming new Angolan carrier

    <P>Diversified infrastructure, transport and mining group <A href="" target=_blank>Lonrho&nbsp;is...

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  • Jambo Jet to add three new domestic links

    News | 18 Mar 2015 16:56 | Oliver Clark

    Nairobi-based low-cost carrier Jambo Jet will begin domestic flights to Lamu, Malindi and Ukunda on 28 March.
  • ANALYSIS: LCCs still face raft of challenges in East Africa

    News | 11 Mar 2015 11:01 | Oliver Clark

    Analysis by the World Bank suggests that growth of low-cost carriers in East Africa is being stifled by a raft of operational and economic challenges.
  • RwandAir adds fifth-freedom link from Entebbe to Nairobi

    News | 23 Jan 2015 12:42 | Martin Rivers

    RwandAir will begin flying between Entebbe in Uganda and Kenyan capital Nairobi on 29 January.
  • Used turboprop aircraft transactions: 5-12 January 2015

    News | 12 Jan 2015 09:44 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​Fastjet sells two ATR 72-500s to Elix Aviation
  • Aero Capital selling A319 leased to Fastjet

    News | 08 Jan 2015 15:54

    Aero Capital Solutions is selling one 1999-built Airbus A319 (MSN 1145), which is on operating lease with African budget carrier Fastjet until the end of 2016, market sources indicate.
  • ANALYSIS: Quiet year for airline failures in 2014

    News | 02 Jan 2015 15:54 | Graham Dunn

    After the many airline casualties of recent years – and despite the financial grip tightening on several carriers – 2014 was a year with relatively few high-profile airline failures.