More woes for Zimbabwe as Fastjet plans exit

2019-11-28 10:33

The low-cost airline says it plans to sell its Zimbabwean unit to a consortium led by a major shareholder.

Ex-SAA CEO planning to take on SAA, Mango on own turf

2016-12-02 09:44

Fastjet is considering expanding in SA as CEO Nico Bezuidenhout evaluates growth opportunities for the unprofitable discount airline.

Fastjet’s new CEO mulls smaller planes to revive African airline

2016-06-16 20:07

Fastjet’s new CEO Nico Bezuidenhout says he may replace the discount carrier’s planes with smaller ones and move its head office from London to an African city.

Call for competition probe into SAA, Mango 'collusion'

2016-06-13 15:53

The DA says it will request the Competition Commission to launch a full-scale probe into alleged collusion between SAA and its low-cost subsidiary Mango Airlines.

fastjet launches Jozi, Vic Falls flights

2016-03-29 17:25

fastjet has launched its new route between Johannesburg and Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe.

Fastjet bullish despite African headwinds

2015-09-28 15:43

Africa-focused budget airline Fastjet is looking beyond the region’s current economic woes as it forges ahead with setting up an inter-regional aviation company.

Africa aviation in spotlight at new summit

2015-05-04 05:00

The great potential of Africa's aviation market will be in the spotlight during an inaugural summit set to take place in Dubai.

Fastjet to raise £50m to stage fund expansion

2015-04-01 16:45

African budget airline Fastjet says it intends to raise gross proceeds of at least £50m via a placing to fund the expansion of its operations.

Fastjet gains from low oil prices

2014-12-02 13:50

UK budget airline Fastjet says low oil prices have been delivering a substantial cash benefit that is likely to extend into next year.

fastjet shows strong growth in passenger numbers

2014-09-30 10:23

Low cost African airline fastjet continues on its path of expansion it shows at the announcement of its interim results.


An airline must not be a political football: Ex- SAA acting CEO

2017-11-09 12:31

If an airline is not operated on business merits, that can be one of its biggest stumbling blocks, Nico Bezuidenhout, CEO of fastjet tells Fin24.

Fastjet investors block attempt to remove chair

2016-06-28 15:45

Fastjet investors have voted to retain chairperson Colin Child, defeating a move by the carrier's second largest shareholder to force out a second top executive.

SAA scraps idea that it gave Mango cheap plane leases

2016-06-16 07:59

Four days after SAA said it sub-leased aircraft to Mango at a discounted cost, raising concerns of collusion, it did an about-turn and denied that it had done so.

FastJet names Mango's Nico Bezuidenhout as new CE0

2016-06-09 13:49

FastJet has hired Nico Bezuidenhout, the head of SAA's low-cost unit Mango, as CEO to help revive the UK discount airline.

Fastjet secures Zim licence

2015-10-07 11:42

Budget airline fastjet has secured an airline operator licence in Zimbabwe, giving it the nod for domestic and international flights into and out of the country.

fastjet starts new African route

2015-06-30 11:31

fastjet Tanzania has announced that flights on its newest international route will commence between Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Lilongwe, Malawi.

Fastjet raises $75m to fund African expansion

2015-04-02 09:15

African budget airline Fastjet says it has raised gross proceeds of about $75m through a share issue to fund its expansion and acquire aircraft.

Fastjet confident of pan-African goal

2015-03-13 16:35

Budget airline fastjet is confident about realising its goal of a pan-African airline, as Africa still only represents 3% of the global aviation industry.

fastjet hopes to secure funding in 2015

2014-11-14 10:44

Budget airline fastjet says it expects to secure funding for its operations early next year and that it has received permits to operate flights in Zambia.

Fastjet CFO resigns

2014-07-01 09:08

Budget airline fastjet has announced that its chief financial officer Angus Saunders has stepped down for personal reasons.

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