African budget carrier Fastjet has suspended operations at its Fly540 Ghana subsidiary as part of its long-running battle to curb its legacy Fly540 losses. FastJet acquired African regional airline Fly540 to accelerate its low-cost launch, giving it instant access to air operators’ certificates in Angola, Ghana, Kenya and Tanzania. It used this as a platform to launch Fastjet-branded Airbus A319 operations from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in November 2012. However, Fastjet has struggled ...

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