African Carrier Readies Takeoff

Airline entrepreneur Stelios Haji-Ioannou's easyGroup has taken a key step toward launching the first pan-African low-cost carrier, dubbed Fastjet, to tap growing demand for international travel in the continent.

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  • Pan-African low-cost carrier Fastjet launches scheduled flights
    Pan-African low-cost carrier (LCC) Fastjet has commenced domestic operations from Julius Nyerere airport in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The maiden flight was operated to the northern city of Mwanza at 6:00 local time on 29 November - departing on-schedule and ...
    12/18/2014 - 11:31 pm | View Link
  • Central African rebels release several hostages
    BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Several hostages, including a Polish priest, were released Wednesday after being held by rebels in Central African Republic, officials and rebels said. Cameroon's president said in a statement that special forces ...
    11/26/2014 - 6:05 am | View Link
  • 'Make in India' plan welcomed by South African business sector
    The ' Make in India' campaign launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been widely welcomed by the South African business sector which is eager to create more bilateral trade opportunities. Heads of Indian missions in South Africa shared the ambitious ...
    09/26/2014 - 5:07 pm | View Link
  • West African Ebola death toll rises to 193 out of 291 cases, 34 new cases in Sierra Leone
    After appearing to be under control with a declining number of new cases, the outbreak of the Ebola virus in Western Africa is spreading in a second wave according to the latest official announcement from the World Health Organization. Infection Control ...
    06/2/2014 - 8:49 pm | View Link
  • Historic VCNO nomination: Howard would be 1st woman, 1st African-American to hold post
    President Obama has tapped Vice Adm. Michelle Howard to be the Navy’s vice chief of naval operations, a historic nomination that, if confirmed, would make Howard the first woman and first African-American to hold the Navy’s No. 2 post. She would also ...
    12/12/2013 - 7:00 pm | View Link
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  • JetBlue readies for international arrivals at JFK T5i
    International passengers coming to JFK are about to get a nicer arrivals experience as the Jetblue T5i expansion readies to open its doors. And it includes a farm!
    12/22/2014 - 12:16 pm | View Website
  • FERC readies final EIS for Corpus Christi LNG | LNG World News
    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has prepared a final environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Corpus Christi LNG project.
    12/22/2014 - 6:47 am | View Website
  • PTTEP readies USD 1 bln investment in Mozambique project ...
    PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) of Thailand made plans to invest $1 billion in a Mozambique project over a period of 6 years starting with 2015.
    12/21/2014 - 9:50 pm | View Website
  • Mozilla's Firefox OS readies for Africa launch | ZDNet
    Mozilla's Firefox OS readies for Africa launch. Summary: The Mozilla Foundation has signed deals with three new operators to bring Firefox OS to the continent.
    12/21/2014 - 9:28 pm | View Website
  • CVW 5 Readies for Upcoming Deployment with USS George ...
    Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 is currently preparing and training for its upcoming 2013 patrol with the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George ...
    12/21/2014 - 7:12 pm | View Website
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