Articles tagged 'fastjet'

Fastjet assures Zim clients 2 October 2018 HARARE - Low-cost airline Fastjet has reassured its Zimbabwean customers that it is still operational despite being engaged in equity fundraising talks with shareholders. Last Wednesday, the budget airline announced that it needs more funding or face the prospects of ceasing operations by the...
Competition on Hre-Vic Falls route gets intense 1 August 2018 HARARE - National flag carrier, Air Zimbabwe (AirZim), buffeted by high operating costs, old aircraft and intense competition, faces new headwinds on its lucrative Harare-Victoria Falls routes as budget carrier, Fastjet, has launched a service with rock-bottom fares. With the low-cost carrier ...
Fastjet on verge of collapse 29 June 2018 HARARE - Struggling low cost carrier Fastjet, which operates 92 flights per week in Zimbabwe, is on the verge of collapse and has sent an SOS for new funding from its major shareholders in a last ditch effort to save the company. This comes as the African budget airline's shares tumbled by 70 ...
Tuku to perform on plane 8 March 2018 HARARE - Legendary musician Oliver Mtukudzi will perform for Fastjet customers during its flight from Harare to Victoria Falls tomorrow, as part of the budget airline's tourism promotional strategy. “This is revolutionary for us as well. There is no better interaction with fans than meeting an...
'Fastjet transports 2m passengers' 31 May 2016 HARARE - Low-cost pan-African airline, Fastjet, says it has transported over two million passengers across the African skies since launching in November 2012. As part of strategies to grow its revenue base and demystify flying to many Zimbabweans, the budget airline has launched a new promotio...
Fastjet launches new routes 19 January 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe's low-cost airline, Fastjet, has been granted permission to operate new flights on Harare-Victoria Falls and Harare-Johannesburg routes. Industry experts say the launch of these popular and currently underserved routes is a significant step forward for the budget airline. ...
Fastjet sets base in Zim 17 May 2015 HARARE - London Stock Exchange-listed low-cost airline Fastjet has embarked on a recruitment drive as the company moves to establish operations in Zimbabwe. “We are growing quickly and are on the lookout for talented people to implement our business model and be part of our team,” said the air...
Hre, Dar flights a success: fastjet 3 October 2014 HARARE - Budget airline fastjet says its recently launched Dar es Salaam to Harare flights are performing very well. Ed Winter, the company’s chief executive and interim chairperson, said although the route — including others to Lusaka and Entebhe from Dar es Salaam — is in its infancy, “there...
Fastjet introduces third flight 15 August 2014 HARARE - Budget airline Fastjet, which flew its maiden Dar es Salaam-Harare flight on August 5, has introduced a third weekly flight spurred by overwhelming demand. Ed Winter, Fastjet interim chairman and chief executive, said: “With future bookings also looking strong, we have decided to add ...
Fastjet in maiden Dar-Harare flight 6 August 2014 HARARE - London Stock Exchange-listed low-cost airline Fastjet flew its maiden flight to Zimbabwe yesterday on the Dar es Salaam-Harare route. The airline will service the route twice weekly with one way  tickets available from as low as $50 — (excluding government charges and taxes) and appro...