Artist’s impression of a Fastjet Airbus. Courtesy, Fastjet EasyJet founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou will call his new low-cost carrier (LCC) Fastjet and base it in Africa. The new LCC, which will be based on the platform created by Lonrho Aviation’s Fly540 network, will transform Nairobi-based Fly540 into a low-cost, point-to-point, no frills, all-jet airline for Africa. Haji-Ioannou first revealed plans to launch the airline last fall, causing a row with the easyJet board ...

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