Fastjet voted winner of the World Travel Awards for the 4th consecutive time

02 June 2019 | fastjet this weekend added to its impressive record of awards when it was recognised by World Travel Awards as the Africa’s Leading Low-Cost Airline for a fourth consecutive year.

The World Travel Awards was established in 1993 and continues to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the Tourism Industry.

“We are thrilled to receive this award and extend our appreciation to our customers for keeping us inspired and focused on fastjet for everyone” says fastjet Group Chief Executive Officer Nico Bezuidenhout.  “The unwavering resolve by our staff to deliver excellence to our customers is an attribute to the fastjet team. We could not do this without their drive and passion”.

Earlier this year, fastjet introduced a new fare offering, introducing both flexibility and value for their customers in addition to the complimentary bag and enjoyment of a light on-board snack for all customers, whilst they sit back and enjoy captivating and inspiring reads on all things local in their inflight magazine, Places.

Announced in April 2019, fastjet’s network for Mozambique has been supplemented with a Codeshare partner agreement with LAM Mozambique Airlines – offering more flight choices, flexibility and convenience for their Mozambique customers. The Zimbabwe flight network continues to provide reliable, high frequency services from their hub in Harare, Zimbabwe. 

Fastjet is committed to ensuring an effortless experience for all customers. Creating excitement with innovative solutions continues to form part of fastjet’ s greater customer experience projects, with new service offerings anticipated for this year.

Fastjet applauds all nominees for this year’s Travel Awards, with a special recognition going out to fellow finalists in the Award category for 2019.


Fastjet is a multi-award winning (including Leading African Low-Cost Carrier, World Travel Awards 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019, and Skytrax World Airline Awards Best Low-Cost Airline in Africa 2017) value African airline for everyone that began flight operations in 2012. Today, Fastjet’s route network includes flights between Harare and Victoria Falls, Harare and Bulawayo, and from Harare and Victoria Falls to Johannesburg in South Africa. The airline also began branded domestic flights in Mozambique, using Embraer E145, a 50-seater aircraft operated by Solenta Aviation Mozambique, in November 2017. Fastjet has flown over 3 million passengers and has established itself as a punctual, reliable, and affordable low-cost carrier.