Tag: Fly540

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

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

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

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

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

Fly540 Kenya woes continued unabated

editor editor- October 23, 2012 08:19

(eTN) - A temporary relief granted by court for a period of 30 days may be the last lifeline for embattled Fly540 in Kenya, as creditors are now moving in ... Read More

Fly540 changes schedules and aircraft

editor editor- September 8, 2010 02:06

(eTN) - Kenya's regional low-cost airline, Fly540, has just announced a few changes to its schedules and aircraft operated on certain routes. Read More

Fly540 adding Kisumu stop on weekend flights

editor editor- August 9, 2010 07:52

(eTN) - The original regional low-cost airline in Africa, Fly 540, has introduced Kisumu as an add-on destination to one each of their Saturday and Sunday flights between Nairobi and ... Read More

Fly540 goes safari

editor editor- June 1, 2010 01:58

Information received this morning indicates that Kenya’s – and the region’s – first true low-cost carrier, Read More

Fly540 keeps expanding domestic network in Kenya

editor editor- May 19, 2010 00:58

The latest information coming from the region’s first true low-cost, low-fare airline, Read More

Fly540 set to expand flights in Eastern Africa

editor editor- March 18, 2010 04:12

It is understood from usually well-informed sources that Fly540, which first spread their wings across the Eastern African region with operations in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania, is now all set ... Read More

Fly540 puts out low season offers and promotes in UK

editor editor- March 7, 2010 20:59

A one-way fare of US$125, ALL inclusive (of taxes, regulatory charges, and fuel supplements) between Entebbe and Nairobi has now been put on the market by Fly540, with the return ... Read More

Fly540 set to commence domestic flights in earnest

editor editor- March 4, 2010 02:07

The regional low-cost airline, Fly540 has confirmed to this correspondent that they are about to launch their Tanzanian domestic network with flights between Arusha/Kilimanjaro International, Dar es Read More

Fly540 to serve Mwanza

editor editor- January 12, 2010 07:49

The Fly540 flights between Nairobi and Bujumbura, due to commence any day now, are reportedly also going to serve Mwanza in the process, according to a senior management source within ... Read More

Fly540 opens offices in Bujumbura

editor editor- January 4, 2010 02:02

Ahead of commencing flights between Nairobi and Bujumbura in early January, Fly540 opened their country offices in Burundi last week. Read More

Fly540 wants to “go jet”

editor editor- August 12, 2009 08:58

No sooner had news been broken that Air Uganda would switch from their loss making MD87s to the Bombardier CRJ, did more breaking news emerge from the region’s first true ... Read More

Fly540 goes to Zimbabwe

editor editor- July 5, 2009 06:50

London Stock Exchange-listed LonZim Plc has announced that its Fly540 “low cost” airline will enter the Zimbabwean market in September. Read More

Fly540 Uganda brings in aircraft

editor editor- October 7, 2008 07:50

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - Having been granted an Air Operator Certification (AOC) by the Ugandan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), Fly540 has now acquired and put on the Ugandan registry initially ... Read More

East Africa’s first low-cost carrier scheduled to take flight

editor editor- August 19, 2008 07:53

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - Information was received that the region’s first true low-cost airline, Fly540, will be starting operations from Uganda by the end of next month, after obtaining its ... Read More

Fly540 airline sets eyes on Africa

editor editor- August 12, 2008 04:28

Kampala - As the race to capture African skies by several regional airlines moves into higher gear, Fly540, a promising East African airline, is positioning itself to take on the ... Read More

East African airlines expect trouble over fuel prices

editor editor- June 12, 2008 06:53

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - Smaller airlines operating in the region and using outdated fuel guzzling equipment are set for serious financial trouble should fuel prices continue to rise. Read More

Low cost airline takes to local skies

editor editor- April 30, 2008 03:29

Missed flights, overbooking and poor customer care once a common feature on the lucrative Entebbe-Nairobi route, will soon be a thing of the past as another operator joins the airspace. ... Read More

Kenya Airways in Entebbe mishap, 120 on board unhurt

editor editor- April 22, 2008 06:19

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - A Kenya Airways Boeing 737-300 jet was on Monday morning involved in an incident at the Entebbe International Airport in Uganda. However, there were no injuries ... Read More