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...


  • Other News for Fly540

  • 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="http://www.lonrho.com/" target=_blank>Lonrho&nbsp;is...


  • News Listings for Fly540

  • 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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RwandAir-adds-fifth-freedom-link-from-Entebbe-to-Nairobi-408250/
  • Used turboprop aircraft transactions: 5-12 January 2015

    News | 12 Jan 2015 09:44 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​Fastjet sells two ATR 72-500s to Elix Aviationhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Used-turboprop-aircraft-transactions-5-12-January-2015-407790/
  • 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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Aero-Capital-selling-A319-leased-to-Fastjet-407721/
  • 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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Quiet-year-for-airline-failures-in-2014-407502/
  • 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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Fastjet-to-sell-two-former-Fly540-ATRs-406864/
  • 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/