African low-cost carrier (LCC) Fastjet will swap out some of its all-Airbus A319 fleet for wet-leased Embraer E190s, introduce connecting flights, and is considering a headquarters move from the UK to South Africa. The changes come following the appointment of new CEO Nico Bezuidenhout, who has led South African Airways (SAA) and its budget subsidiary Mango. Bezuidenhout took up his position with Fastjet six weeks ago, succeeding Ed Winter in the role, after Fastjet shareholder and easyJet ...

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