Directorate Change - 25 July 2013

25 July 2013

Fastjet Plc
("fastjet")

Board Change

The Board of fastjet Plc announces the resignation of Geoffrey White as an Executive Director with immediate effect.  Geoffrey was a nominated Director to the Board of fastjet by Lonrho Plc. Geoffrey will now focus all of his time on the Lonrho core businesses.  Lonrho retain their right to appoint up to two Directors to the fastjet Board.

Ed Winter, Chairman and CEO said "We are very sorry to lose Geoffrey from our Board.  He has been an Executive Director of fastjet since the beginning and has provided the Board with great support with his unrivalled African experience and knowledge. We wish Geoffrey every success for the future".

 

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NOTES TO EDITORS

About fastjet plc

fastjet plc is the holding company for African airline Fly540, which operates in Tanzania, Kenya, Ghana and Angola. Flights under the fastjet brand commenced in Tanzania in November 2012. The airline has introduced Airbus A319s into its fleet and by adhering to international standards of safety, quality, security and reliability, fastjet has brought a new flying experience to the African market at unprecedented low prices. fastjet is implementing the low-cost model across Africa and its long-term strategy is to become the continent's first low-cost, pan-African airline.

fastjet plc is quoted on the London Stock Exchange's AIM market.

For more information see www.fastjet.com

Posted on 25th July 2013