Letter to Shareholders - 16 June 2016

fastjet Plc

("fastjet" or the “Company”)

16 June 2016

Letter to shareholders

fastjet (AIM:FJET), the low-cost African airline, announces that, further to the Circular and Notice of General Meeting (“GM”) issued on 3 June 2016,  the Company has written to shareholders in relation to the resolution to be proposed at the GM on 28 June 2016. The purpose of the letter is to set out the background to the GM and the Board’s recommendation that shareholders should vote against the easyGroup resolution.

The letter is available to view and download from the Company’s website: www.fastjet.com

 

For more information, contact:

fastjet Plc

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3651 6307

Colin Child, Executive Chairman

Lisa Mitchell, Chief Financial Officer

 

UK media - Citigate Dewe Rogerson

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7638 9571

Angharad Couch

 

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:

 

Liberum Capital Limited – Nominated Adviser and Joint Broker

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3100 2222

Clayton Bush

 

Christopher Britton

 

W.H. Ireland Ltd.– Joint Broker

 Tel: +44 (0) 20 7220 1666

James Joyce

 

Mark Leonard

 

 

NOTES TO EDITORS

About fastjet Plc

fastjet Plc is the holding company of the low cost airline fastjet which commenced flights under the fastjet brand in Tanzania in November 2012. 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. Utilising its fleet of Airbus A319s, fastjet is implementing the low-cost model across Africa with a long-term strategy to become the continent's first low-cost, pan-Africa airline.

The results of the first quarter 2016 customer satisfaction surveys showed that an average of 73% 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 Africa's Leading Low-Cost Airline 2016 at the 23rd World Travel Awards, winning three Transform awards for the rebrand and launch of fastjet, the award for "Brand Strategy of the Year" at 2014’s Drum Marketing Awards in London, and the Transport Innovator Award at the 8th Transport Africa Awards 2015 in Johannesburg.

fastjet Plc is quoted on the London Stock Exchange's AIM Market.

 

For more information see www.fastjet.com

Posted on 16th June 2016