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

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  • Fastjet to sell two former Fly540 ATRs

    News | 08 Dec 2014 15:50 | Kerry Reals

    African budget carrier Fastjet is selling off two ATR 72 turboprops previously operated by Fly540 Angola and Fly540 Ghana – two of the airlines it acquired from Lonrho Aviation.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Fly540 plans to set up in South Sudan and Comoros

    News | 10 Oct 2014 16:48 | Oliver Clark

    Fly540 has applied for air operator's certificates to start new airlines in South Sudan and the Comoros Islands.
  • SAX-Tanzania to start operations by Christmas: chief

    News | 06 Oct 2014 10:06 | 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.
  • Fastjet optimistic after shedding loss-making Fly540

    News | 29 Sep 2014 09:20 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​African budget carrier Fastjet’s interim operating loss has deepened by over 20% to $30.5 million, before exceptional items.