FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
12 October 2017
Fastjet launches schedule for Mozambique Domestic Flights at Mozambique International Tourism Fair
Maputo: African low-cost airline fastjet launched its schedule for domestic flights in Mozambique today after winning its second successive award as Africa’s Leading Low-Cost Airline at the World Travel Awards in Kigali, Rwanda last night. This is the second year that fastjet received this accolade and it follows the airline’s award in June this year as Africa’s Best Low-Cost Airline at the Skytrax World Travel Awards.
Fastjet launched its schedule at the Mozambique International Tourism Fair hosted at the Joaquim Chissano International Conference Centre and flights are on sale atwww.fastjet.com. The launch routes are between Maputo and Beira, Maputo and Tete and Maputo and Nampula with the first flight scheduled for 3 November 2017.
Fastjet, which currently operates in Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa, is the first low-cost carrier brand to enter the Mozambican market. fastjet will serve Mozambique with Embraer E145 50-seater aircraft. Fastjet’s brand entry into Mozambique is in partnership with Solenta Aviation Mozambique.
Fastjet’s schedule and network and on-sale date for flights in Mozambique is attached.
fastjet is a multi-award winning (including Skytrax World Airline Awards Best Low-Cost Airline in Africa 2017 and Africa’s Leading Low Cost Airline at the 2017 World Travel Awards) low-cost African airline for everyone that began flight operations in Tanzania in November 2012, flying passengers from Dar es Salaam to just two domestic destinations - Kilimanjaro and Mwanza. Today, fastjet’s route network includes Tanzanian domestic routes from its Dar es Salaam base to Kilimanjaro, Mbeya, and Mwanza, and international routes from Tanzania to Lusaka in Zambia and Harare in Zimbabwe. fastjet also began flight operations from its Zimbabwe base in October 2015, and now flies domestically from Harare to Victoria Falls and internationally from both Harare and Victoria Falls to Johannesburg in South Africa. The airline has flown over 2.5 million passengers with an impressive aggregate 94% on-time performance, establishing itself as a punctual, reliable, and affordable low-cost carrier.