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Articles tagged “fastjet”

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African Low-Cost Upstart Fastjet Postpones First International Flight

In the weeks ahead Fastjet will need to figure out how to match its ambitions with reality if it wants to keep up the enthusiasm others have for the low-cost carrier's prospects.

African Low-Cost Upstart Fastjet Postpones First International Flight

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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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FastJet confident in African aviation domination, despite foreign competition

There’s no question that African aviation is poised for growth, but it’s yet to be determined whether homegrown carriers can overcome high operating costs and weak infrastructure to reach sustainable growth.

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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

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Tickets are now on sale for Fastjet, Africa’s most ambitious low-cost carrier

Sure, the lower prices are good, but Africa passengers will pick Fastjet if it can overcome regional challenges with safety and reliability.

Tickets are now on sale for Fastjet, Africa’s most ambitious low-cost carrier

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The first look at Fastjet, the Easyjet of Africa

Birds is a common airline livery/logo technique, and cranes and falcon/eagles are often used. Parrot is a new one, and using a Pan-African bird is the right way to go. As for the color? Shades of Easyjet.

The first look at Fastjet, the Easyjet of Africa

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Pan-African airline FastJet makes three hires from European low-cost carriers

Fastjet optimistic start is refreshing news from a continent where two of the strongest countries for aviation -- South Africa and Nigeria -- are struggling.

Pan-African airline FastJet makes three hires from European low-cost carriers