FastJet Airbus A319. Courtesy, FastJet FastJet, the African budget airline backed by EasyJet (U2) founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou, has flown its first flight from its Tanzania base. The inaugural flight, which was operated by an Airbus A319, took off on Nov. 29 from Dar es Salaam’s Julius Nyerere Airport bound for the domestic destination of Mwanza. “The maiden flight marks the official start of Fastjet’s commercial operations in Africa; fully on schedule,” ...

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