fastjet Passenger Statistics for March 2013 - 15 April 2013

fastjet plc

("fastjet" or the "Company")

15th April 2013

fastjet Passenger Statistics for March 2013

Commenting on the March statistics CEO Ed Winter said: "fastjet Tanzania achieved a 68% Load factor for the month despite the start of the rainy season and adding capacity on additional routes from the middle of the month. 

 "fastjet's excellent levels of punctuality and reliability continued throughout March, with 99.2% of flights arriving within 15mins of schedule, an average delay of just 6 minutes, and no cancellations."

 Fastjet published the results of its first Customer Service Survey yesterday with an incredible 100% of customers saying that they would recommend us to a friend.  The full results can be viewed on                                                                                              


All Operations Note 1


Month ending                                             March 2013               March 2012              Change


Passengers Note 2                                             74,149               52,096                           42.3%                                                  


Rolling 12 months ending                           March 2013              March 2012              Change


Passengers Note 2                                          787,986              522,936                         50.7%


fastjet Operations Note 4


Month ending                                              March 2013                March 2012              Change


Passengers Note 2                                       30,098                                  0                              N/A

Load Factor Note 3                                       68%                                      0                              N/A



Rolling 12 months ending                            March 2013              March 2012                Change


Passengers Note 2                                      114,816                               0                              N/A



1.    "All Operations" includes statistics for fastjet Tanzania, Fly540 Kenya, Fly 540 Ghana and Fly540 Angola.  Historical numbers have been updated where estimated numbers were previously included. 

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 16th April 2013