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Fastjet to reveal prices next week as launch nears

Africa-focused no frill airline Fastjet (LON:FJET) will reveal details of its fares and services next week ahead of the airline's first flight this month....

on 11/05/2012
Industry & services

FastJet selects Dar es Salaam as first operating base

FastJet said this morning its first operating base will be in the Tanzanian capital Dar es Salaam with flights starting in November....

on 09/17/2012
Industry & services

FastJet passenger numbers climb 48 per cent in July

FastJet posted a 48 per cent rise in passenger numbers in July compared with the same month last year. The Africa-focused budget operator carried 60,367 customers, which meant its aircraft were 65 per cent full....

on 08/08/2012
Industry & services

Rubicon says Fly540 June passenger numbers up more than 50 per cent

  Rubicon Diversified Investments said the number of passengers using Africa-focused Fly540 rose by more than  a half last month.  ...

on 07/04/2012
Industry & services

Rubicon ticks boxes as Africa's first "peoples' airline", says broker

Rubicon Diversified has the skillset to create Africa’s first low cost airline and could treble investors’ money in the process, according to broker Liberum....

on 07/03/2012
Industry & services

Rubicon Diversified says Airbus A319 will be backbone of the new FastJet fleet

  Rubicon Diversified Investments (LON:RUBI) announced this morning it has chosen the Airbus A319 to be the backbone of its new Africa-focused low-cost carrier, FastJet.  ...

on 07/03/2012
Industry & services

FastJet targeting the last great frontier for air travel

It is an intriguing combination: entrepreneur Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou and Lonrho, one of the preeminent names in African trade. If you’ve been reading the business pages you will know the two have come together to form FastJet, Africa’s leading low-cost airline. ...

on 06/28/2012