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Rebranded from East African Express (2002-2012)


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4 Countries served
16 Destinations served
23 Routes served




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All things considered, Fastjet Kenya eyes June launch date

Fastjet (FN, Dar-es-Salaam) General Manager for East Africa, Jimmy Kibati, says the carrier's long delayed Fastjet Kenya (Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta) subsidiary could be up and running by June of this year, all Kenyan certification requirements aside.

“If you were to ask me, I would like to start like yesterday. But you know it’s a very engaging process because if you look at the set up structure, one needs to get the planes; we need to hire the employees, pilots and we need to get some licences ...

Regulator defers Fastjet Kenya's licencing hearing until 2015

Fastjet Kenya (Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta) has had its application to the Kenyan Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) for an Air Services Licence (ASL) deferred until next year following objections from local operators.

The start-up, a joint-venture between Fastjet (FN, Dar-es-Salaam) and an undisclosed Kenyan national, had applied to offer passenger and freight services using A319-100, CRJ-200, and CRJ-100 aircraft. In terms of its network, it had applied for domestic traffic rights for Eldoret, ...

SAX-Tanzania eyes Christmas launch using Q400s

SAX-Tanzania (Dar-es-Salaam) could be up and running by the end of this year should it secure all requisite regulatory approvals from the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority. The Fly SAX (B5, Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta) subsidiary plans to operate a fleet of 68-seater Dash 8-400s on flights from Dar-es-Salaam to Kilimanjaro, Mwanza, and Kigoma.

“Since we announced our plans to launch the airline earlier this year, we have been working hard to get all the regulatory approvals in place to ensure that ...

Kenya's Fly SAX awaiting first MD-83

Fly SAX (B5, Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta) is set to take delivery of its first MD-83 ahead of its planned regional expansion. Reports out of the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, state the Fly540 (5H, Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta) subsidiary is gearing up to resume services to the South Sudanese capital, Juba with plans to increase frequencies of flights to Mogadishu and Entebbe/Kampala.

At present, alongside additional international services to Moroni Int'l and Hargeisa, Fly SAX operates an extensive domestic ...

Forex crunch could force Venezuela's Laser to suspend operations

Laser Airlines (QL, Caracas Simón Bolivar) could be forced to suspend operations at the end of the month should it fail to secure the foreign currency needed to pay its insurance premiums. Similar problems forced SBA Airlines (S3, Maracaibo) and RAVSA Venezolana (AW, Maracaibo) to temporarily suspend some of their respective operations earlier this year.

In a press conference held in Caracas last week, the president of the Venezuelan airlines association (Asociación Venezolana de Líneas ...


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Aircraft TypeActiveInactiveTotalOn Order* BØ Age PCapacity P  
CRJ-1001 1hiddenhiddenhidden
DC-9-102 2hiddenhiddenhidden
Fokker 28-40001 1hiddenhiddenhidden
MD-83 11hiddenhiddenhidden
* Includes new or used aircraft not yet delivered for which a construction/manufacturer serial number is already known.


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