Tag: Fastjet

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019 02:16

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best of the best. This is the 26th Wrld Tavel Awards organized ... Read More

Tanzania Fastjet pleading with Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018 07:44

Tanzania based and grounded Fastjet wants to resume operation. Yesterday Chairperson Lawrence Masha urged the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) to allow the airline to resume flights.  Read More

Suspended! Fastjet airline services in Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 18, 2018 01:59

Fastjet airline officials said late last week that its flights would be canceled through the end of January. Read More

Fastjet granted permission to launch international flights

editor editor- June 17, 2013 08:15

Fastjet, the African budget airline, has been granted permission to launch international flights from its hub in Tanzania. Read More

FastJet turmoil costs Board Chairman his position

editor editor- June 12, 2013 04:49

(eTN) - Word from the UK has it that things on the FastJet board moved fast and furious, following a devastating report by auditors KPMG over a US$56 million loss, ... Read More

Fastjet takes aim at its own auditors

editor editor- June 6, 2013 03:44

(eTN) - It took just a few hours for FastJet to take aim at their own auditors, KPMG, which in their report for the period of 18 months ending December ... Read More

Fastjet reports USD56 million loss

editor editor- June 5, 2013 04:49

(eTN) - Disquieting news is making the rounds in East Africa’s aviation observer circles that FastJet has reportedly suffered a massive US$56 million loss for their financial year, wiping out ... Read More

Fly 540 and FastJet set to drop legal cases through negotiated agreement

editor editor- April 24, 2013 02:35

(eTN) - Fly 540 and FastJet have dropped their mutual court action, which reflected widely different understandings and perceptions on the state of their agreements of cooperation and sale of ... Read More

FastJet’s courtship for Jetlink threatened by winding up petition

editor editor- March 23, 2013 02:04

(eTN) - News is emerging from Nairobi that one of the aviation fuel supplies to grounded Jetlink has gone to court to file a winding up petition, in order to ... Read More

FastJet reportedly files letter of intent with 1Time liquidators

editor editor- March 22, 2013 02:54

(eTN) - Seemingly unperturbed by the ongoing negative publicity for the airline, as a result of being entangled with former choice darling partner and now turned arch foe Fly540, the ... Read More

FastJet continues to charm investors for more money

editor editor- March 15, 2013 06:08

(eTN) - Reports confirmed by an aviation source in the UK speak of FastJet having secured additional loan funding worth over US$24 million from the US-based Bergen Global Opportunity Fund, ... Read More

FastJet responds to debt and other allegations

editor editor- February 28, 2013 00:59

(eTN) - Information was received from a source in Dar es Salaam who attended a press conference yesterday called by FastJet at short notice. Read More

Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority tells FastJet to pay up or else

editor editor- February 18, 2013 06:26

(eTN) – In spite of denying liability for legacy debts incurred by Fly540 Tanzania before FastJet took over that company in 2012, the trend is now clear that the Tanzanian ... Read More

It is all lies says Fly540

editor editor- February 11, 2013 08:18

(eTN) - In yet a further escalation of the tone and intensity of the raging dispute between the erstwhile partners, Fly540 has now made sweeping allegations against FastJet, telling them ... Read More

Has the air run out for FastJet?

editor editor- February 7, 2013 02:13

(eTN) - The news for upstart FastJet is getting grimmer by the day, as erstwhile partner now turned foe, Fly 540, is reportedly stepping up efforts to extract by hook ... Read More

The air is indeed getting thin up there for FastJet

editor editor- February 6, 2013 00:21

(eTN) - Predictably were the outcries from those named angry but for certain in denial, after the latest article was published on the ups and downs and twists in the ... Read More

Is the air getting thin up there for FastJet?

editor editor- February 4, 2013 07:02

(eTN) - Already embroiled in a potentially major lawsuit with erstwhile buddies Fly540 in Kenya, where some nearly US$7 million are at stake over alleged outstanding payments claimed by one ... Read More

The FastJet versus Fly540 saga – what others are saying

editor editor- January 30, 2013 11:05

(eTN) - Warned severely over their choice of partner in East Africa for their attempt to form a Pan African LCC network, FastJet is now paying the price for dismissing ... Read More

Jetlink subject to speculations over Fastjet link

editor editor- January 29, 2013 06:45

(eTN) - Reports are emerging from Nairobi that Jetlink, a privately-owned airline based in Nairobi and grounded some months ago over South Sudan’s failure to permit repatriation of funds kept ... Read More

FastJet reaches preliminary deal to buy South Africa’s 1Time

editor editor- December 20, 2012 10:18

(eTN) - As suggested here some weeks ago, at the time strenuously denied, news broke in South Africa that the owners of FastJet have reached a preliminary agreement with the ... Read More

FastJet negotiating for a possible buyout of 1time

editor editor- December 10, 2012 06:24

Budget airline FastJet says it is negotiating with the management, directors, and provisional liquidator for a possible buyout of 1time, the South Africa low-cost airline that ceased trading last mont Read More

Battle for supremacy in Tanzania’s airline industry set to intensify

editor editor- November 21, 2012 07:24

The battle for supremacy in the country's civil aviation industry is set to intensify, following the entry of low cost carriers in the market. Read More

Haywood dumps Air Uganda for FastJet job

editor editor- October 19, 2012 10:04

UGANDA (eTN) - When it was reported here a year ago, that one Kayle Haywood was to replace Hugh Fraser as CEO of Air Uganda, the breaking news clearly rattled ... Read More

The 20 dollar FastJet fare exposed as mirage

editor editor- October 18, 2012 10:24

“It is all about making noise, but when you dig deeper you find that it is all a bunch of hog wash, the 20 dollar fare is subject to so ... Read More

Tanzania air service in for changes

editor editor- October 12, 2012 05:53

(eTN) - At the recently-concluded World Routes meeting in Abu Dhabi, senior staff of new kid on the block, FastJet, told the media that their first route will be from ... Read More

EasyJet founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou to launch African budget carrier

editor editor- June 28, 2012 09:45

LONDON, England - A new budget airline backed by easyJet founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou will soon take to the African skies, promising to bring low-cost flights to millions of people in ... Read More