FastJet Passenger Statistics for April 2013 -16 May 2013

fastjet plc

("fastjet" or the "Company")

16th May 2013

FastJet Passenger Statistics for April 2013

Commenting on the April statistics Ed Winter, CEO said "Fastjet continues to grow in popularity with Tanzanian travellers and is now the dominant carrier on both key routes from Dar-es-Salaam to Kilimanjaro and to Mwanza.  Operational performance, a key differentiator in the African market, remains excellent with an April achievement of 96 % of flights arriving within 15 minutes of schedule and a cancellation rate of less than 1%."

                                                                                          

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All Operations Note 1

                                                                                                                                                                               

Month ending                                                   April 2013                   April 2012                          Change

                                                                                               

Passengers Note 2                                                83,067                         55,406                                  49.9%

                                                                                               

Rolling 12 months ending                                 April 2013                   April 2012                          Change

                                                                                               

Passengers Note 2                                               814,368                        548,829                                48.4%

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fastjet Operations Note 4

                                                                                                                                                                               

Month ending                                                   April 2013                   April 2012                           Change

                                                                                               

Passengers Note 2                                               32,854                                   0                                     N/A

Load Factor Note 3                                               66%                                       0                                     N/A

                                                                                               

                                                                                               

Rolling 12 months ending                                 April 2013                   April 2012                           Change

                                                                                               

Passengers Note 2                                               146,389                                 0                                     N/A

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Notes:

1.    "All Operations" includes statistics for fastjet Tanzania, Fly540 Kenya, Fly 540 Ghana and Fly540 Angola.

2.    "Passengers" for 540 operations are flown passengers and for fastjet operations are sold seats flown, in both cases excluding infants.  Fastjet bookings are generally non refundable whereas 540 bookings are in some circumstances refundable.

3.    "Load Factor" is the number of 'passengers" as a percentage of the number of available seats flown. 

4.    "fastjet Operations" includes only statistics for Fastjet Tanzania operations which commenced on 29thNovember 2012

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Posted on 16th May 2013