May 2013

fastjet plc

("fastjet" or the "Company")

Issue of Equity

Further to the Company's announcement on 14 March 2013, fastjet announces that the Company has today issued 37,692,308 new ordinary shares of 1 pence (the "Conversion Shares") each at par to Bergen Global Opportunity Fund, LP ("Bergen") in accordance with the Convertible Security Deed entered into between the Company and Bergen (the "Agreement").  The Conversion Shares rank pari passu in all respects with existing ordinary shares in fastjet.  Application has been made for the Conversion Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM, which is expected to take place on 8 May 2013.

Following issue of the Conversion Shares the Company's enlarged issued share capital is 2,315,108,869 ordinary shares with voting rights. This figure of 2,315,108,869 ordinary shares may be used by shareholders in the Company as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change in their interest in, the share capital of the Company under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

 

 For media enquiries please contact:

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

 Angharad Couch

Patrick Donovan

Chris Barrie

Eleni Menikou

Africa Media - Africa Practice                                                                      Tel: +254 (0) 20 239 6899

 Natalie Maule

Anna Riley

Joan Kiambati

Meg Muigai

Evelyn Njoroge

                                               

For investor enquiries please contact:

 fastjet plc                                                                                                      Tel : +44(0)20 3651 6355

Alexandra Dent, Company Secretary

WH Ireland Limited                                                                                       Tel: +44 (0) 20 7220 1666

James Joyce

Nick Field

 

NOTES TO EDITORS

About fastjet plc 

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

For more information see www.fastjet.com

Posted on 2nd May 2013