Holding(s) in Company - 17 October 2013

fastjet plc

("fastjet" or the "Company")

17th October 2013

Notification of Shareholding

Lonrho Limited notified the Company on the 15th of October that as at 15 October 2013 it was the beneficial owner of 95,409,745 ordinary shares (23.58%) in the Company's issued ordinary share capital.



For media enquiries please contact:

UK media - Citigate Dewe Rogerson                                                      Tel: +44 (0) 20 7638 9571

Eleni Menikou

Toby Moore      

South African media - Tribeca Public Relations                                   Tel: +27 (0) 11 208 5500

Cian Mac Eochaidh

Kelly Webster

For investor enquiries please contact:

W.H. Ireland Ltd.                                                                                       Tel: +44 (0) 20 7220 1666

James Joyce 

Nick Field



About fastjet plc

fastjet plc is the holding company for African airlines fastjet Tanzania and Fly540, which operates in Kenya, Ghana and Angola. Flights under the fastjet brand commenced in Tanzania in November 2012. The airline has introduced Airbus A319s into its fleet. 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.

The results of a recent customer satisfaction survey showed that 100% of customers were likely to recommend fastjet to a friend.  In developing its strong brand and identity, fastjet has won and been nominated for a number of awards, including winning three Transform awards for the rebrand and launch of fastjet and the award for "Brand Strategy of the Year" at the recent Drum Marketing Awards in London.

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

For more information see www.fastjet.com

Posted on 17th October 2013