Fastjet Set for Thursday Launch

Nov 28, 2012 No Comments by

Africa’s new low-cost carrier Fastjet is set to launch commercial operations tomorrow.

Fastjet’s first Airbus A319 twin jet is stationed at the airline’s inaugural base at Dar es Salaam (DAR), Tanzania, and has received operating approval from the Tanzanian Civil Aviation Authority. Two more aircraft are due to arrive in time for the launch of the airline’s first scheduled flights. The first two destinations to be served from DAR are Kilimanjaro and Mwanza.

For the complete story by Anne Paylor of Air Transport World, click here.

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