fastjet Passenger Statistics for January 2013 - 8 February 2013

8 February 2013 

fastjet plc

("fastjet" or the "Company")

  

fastjet Passenger Statistics for January 2013

Commenting on the January statistics fastjet CEO, Ed Winter said:

 

 "This is a great performance for just our second month of operations particularly given the seasonal lack of activity following Christmas, which, as expected extended into  the month before business activity returned to normal.   

 

"Punctuality for the month was again excellent at 99.7 % with no cancellations.  Load factors and forward bookings for February are well ahead of expectations.  Having established our reputation for total reliability on Tanzanian domestic routes, we will soon be looking to  offer flights to international destinations such as Johannesburg and Entebbe."

                                                                                               

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All Operations Note 1

                                                                                                                                                                               

Month                                                        January 2013              January 2012                         Change

                                                                                               

Passengers Note 2                                               84,645                         51,676                                 63.8%

Load Factor Note 3                                             63.1%                             N/A                                    N/A

                                                                                               

Rolling 12 months ending                       January 2013              January 2012                         Change

                                                                                               

Passengers Note 2                                               734,373                        478,110                              53.6%

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fastjet Operations Note 4

                                                                                                                                                                               

Month                                                        January 2013              January 2012                         Change

                                                                                               

Passengers Note 2                                             26,414                                   0                                   N/A

Load Factor Note 3                                            66.0 %                                   0                                   N/A

                                                                                               

                                                                                               

Rolling 12 months ending                       January 2013                      January 2012                   Change

                                                                                               

Passengers Note 2                                              58,329                                   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 operationsare 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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NOTES TO EDITORS

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Posted on 8th February 2013