FastJet Passenger Statistics for June 2013 - 4 July 2013

fastjet plc

("fastjet" or the "Company")

4th July 2013

FastJet Passenger Statistics for June 2013

Ed Winter, Chief Executive Officer of fastjet said:  "We continue to grow in popularity, performance and revenue.   As reported recently, June revenue in Tanzania exceeded $2.2m, which is a 22% increase on the previous month. Fastjet load factors for the month grew from 68% to 78%, with yield per seat also growing substantially.

 Also as previously announced, in June fastjet carried its 200,000th paying passenger including infants.

 Additionally we can announce that we have today received our Foreign Operator Permit from the South African Department of Transport. This means that the final administrative hurdle has been overcome so are confident that the important and popular  Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg route will be on sale  soon.

  We believe we are well on the way to becoming the first pan African low cost carrier."                                                                                              


All Operations Note 1


Month ending                                         June 2013                   June 2012                            Change


Passengers Note 2                                     81,351                         53,258                              52.8%


Rolling 12 months ending                       June 2013                   June 2012                            Change


Passengers Note 2                                    862,237                       588,242                              46.6%


fastjet Operations Note 4


Month ending                                        May 2013                    May 2012                          Change


Passengers Note 2                                   27,398                                 0                                    N/A

Load Factor Note 3                                       77%                                 0                                    N/A



Rolling 12 months ending                       June 2013                    June 2012                           Change


Passengers Note 2                                 195,912                                  0                                  N/A





1.    "All Operations" includes statistics for fastjet Tanzania, Fly540 Kenya, Fly540 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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Posted on 4th July 2013