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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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Stelios Haji-Ioannou warns against excessive pay at Fastjet

    News | 30 Jul 2014 14:07 | Oliver Clark

    Fastjet co-founder and chairman Stelios Haji-Ioannou is warning the airline against “excessive pay” for its senior executives in light of financial losses and a sliding share price.
  • Fastjet revises expansion plan after Fly540 overhaul

    News | 26 Jun 2014 10:02 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    African budget carrier Fastjet is having to rethink its development strategy after the Fly540 regional carrier businesses it inherited from Lonrho Aviation failed to evolve as a suitable foundation on which to build the low-cost airline.