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Fastjet wins Leading African Low-Cost airline award

African value airline fastjet this weekend added to its growing awards tally when it was recognized as the Leading African Low-Cost airline for the third successive year. Last year the airline was awarded the Skytrax World Airline Award as Best African Low-Cost Airline with Air Transport World naming fastjet Africa’s Best Value Airline in February this year. The World Travel Awards are awarded based on votes by airline customers.

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Fastjet’s 94% on-time performance leads regional carriers in Africa

Dar es Salaam: Value airline for everyone fastjet’s on-time performance in Tanzania led all other regional airlines last month. In August the carrier achieved a 94% average on time performance. This was the eighth consecutive month where fastjet exceeded the 90% mark.

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Fastjet’s top 5 activities to try in Kilimanjaro

When in Tanzania, the Kilimanjaro region is the place to be. Not only is it astoundingly beautiful, but there are a host of activities to look forward to. Best of all, fastjet can take you there. Here are our top five activities to look forward to in Kilimanjaro.

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Choose how you pay for your fastjet flight

Pay for your fastjet flight now, or pay later (up to 72 hours later depending on the departure date of your flight). You choose the payment method that suits you. Here's a short how-to guide for paying for your fastjet flight.

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How to book your fastjet flight

Is this your first time flying with fastjet? We've put together a short video to help make booking your fastjet flight easy. Check it out.

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Latest promotion

Book early and save big with fastjet

Spend less on your travels when you book your fastjet flight early. From now until Christmas and New Years, you can find great deals on fastjet flights. Listen out for our promotion on radio. Print and digital advertising coming soon!

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Get cooking with the Flying Cook

Homemade Ice Cream

If you love ice cream, you'll adore this homemade ice cream recipe. And best of all, you don't need an ice-cream machine to make it. Try it.

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Fettuccine Bolognese

On a chilly winter evening, there’s nothing quite as wonderful as pasta with Bolognese sauce. And best of all, its really easy to whip up. 

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fastjet Places magazine

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Fastjet reviews

Gallery of the dead by Chris Carter

Carter’s Gallery of the Dead is a thrilling race against time to catch an unpredictable serial killer whose crimes have LAPD and FBI’s finest absolutely baffled. It’s a page turner which you won’t want to put down. Here's what you can look forward too.

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The Madiba Appreciation Club: A Chef’s Story by Brett Ladds

The Madiba Appreciation Club is an easy to read book, peppered with humorous moments. Certainly worth adding to your bookshelf. Here's what you can look forward too.

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fastjet in pictures

Gallery

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Recipes

Try your hand at the Flying Cook's recipes. We feature the best eats and treats from across east- and southern Africa.

Homemade Ice Cream

Fettuccine Bolognese

Hearty Guinness Beef Pie

Guilt-free pancakes

Recipe archive