Articles tagged “fastjet”

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What South Africa’s Virus Protocols Tell Us About Balancing a Travel Economy With a Nation’s Health

South Africa is understandably cautious as it approaches winter, and doing all it can to stave off a health crisis. But its strict and prolonged protocols might end up doing more harm than good.

What South Africa’s Virus Protocols Tell Us About Balancing a Travel Economy With a Nation’s Health

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Fastjet CEO Quits as Problems Mount

Given the constant drip of bad news coming out of Fastjet since it launched in 2012, it's amazing that the airline is still flying.

Fastjet CEO Quits as Problems Mount

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African Low-Cost Airline Fastjet Is Running on Fumes

It looks like the end is nigh for beleaguered Fastjet. Unless investors are willing to put up more cash for an airline that shows no sign of profitability six years after launching.

African Low-Cost Airline Fastjet Is Running on Fumes

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Low-Cost Carriers in Africa Turning Non-Flyers Into Passengers

Are cheap fares enough to tempt Africa’s vast "unflown" market to swop a bus for an Airbus? It’s certainly not easy making the numbers work in African aviation, but a handful of low-cost carriers are showing that a bit of creative thinking makes all the difference.

Low-Cost Carriers in Africa Turning Non-Flyers Into Passengers

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The Dream of a Pan-African Budget Airline Is Fading

While some of fastjet's wounds have been self-inflicted, it hasn't been helped by problems in key markets. The radical turnaround plans initiated by the new CEO seem like the last throw of the dice.

The Dream of a Pan-African Budget Airline Is Fading

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FastJet will skip South Africa domestic flights for now as it focuses on international

Sometimes travel companies, including airlines, have to make hard choices, and FastJet sees longer-haul flights across Africa as its first priority. The plan is to get to domestic South Africa flights at a later juncture.

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Tanzanian low-cost carrier FastJet adds routes in South Africa

Despite early setbacks in South Africa, FastJet is adapting quickly to ensure it continues the expansion throughout Africa that it promised when it launched last fall.

Tanzanian low-cost carrier FastJet adds routes in South Africa

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Africa’s newest airline FastJet makes moves to buy South Africa’s 1Time

Africa is full of near-bankrupt and poorly managed state airlines, making acquisitions a quick and cost efficient way for upstarts like FastJet to build its fleet and expand routes early on.

Africa’s newest airline FastJet makes moves to buy South Africa’s 1Time

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Tanzania’s new low-cost carrier FastJet could come under criticism for too low fares

FastJet has the smarts of easyJet players behind the scenes, but it will need to watch out for the machinations of its East African competitors who enjoy higher fares and less-reliable service.

Tanzania’s new low-cost carrier FastJet could come under criticism for too low fares

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Africa’s new budget airline FastJet readies for inaugural flight through Tanzania this Thursday

Fastjet has a distance to go from flying between two Tanzanian cities to becoming a pan-African airline, but could become a leader with little competition if service proves to be reliable and safe from the start.

Africa’s new budget airline FastJet readies for inaugural flight through Tanzania this Thursday