18-Sep-2012 12:38 PM

FastJet to commence operations from Dar Es Salaam

FastJet announced (17-Sep-2012) plans to establish its first operating base at Dar Es Salaam. FastJet CEO Ed Winter said the airline plans to open a second base in Nairobi once it receives approval to operate A319 aircraft in Kenya. Mr Winter said the airline plans to focus initially on east Africa before expanding to Ghana and Angola with bases at Accra and Luanda. The airline plans to commence operations in Nov-2012. [more - original PR]