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 ...
    04/14/2014 - 5:17 am | View Link
  • Anniston Museum of Natural History hosts event to celebrate African-American history, culture
    Makia Thornton walked slowly up to the stage, then paused briefly to survey the crowd. Though a little slip of a girl hardly larger than the microphone stand in front of her, the 8-year-old's tiny form belied her true nature. She spoke with a booming voice ...
    02/14/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • South Africa caught in US-Iranian diplomatic stand-off
    Other reports state that the domestically-built Lavan has rather been deployed, alongside a replenishment ship and helicopter carrier to keep the fleet company. South Africa has not reacted to the presence of the Iranian ships off its coast, but with years ...
    02/10/2014 - 1:00 am | View Link
  • Emerge Mobile gains PCI certification, readies for African mPOS expansion
    Durban, South Africa-based Emerge Mobile is ready to provide mPOS systems for SMEs across Africa and other emerging markets after achieving PCI PTS (Payments Card Industry PIN Transaction Security) and EMV Level 1 and 2 certifications for its mPOS card ...
    01/20/2014 - 9:20 am | View Link
  • France to increase troops in Central African Republic
    France currently has about 400 troops in Bangui, protecting the airport and French interests. Fabius did not say how many troops will be added France will boost its troop presence in the Central African Republic by the end of the year end under a ...
    10/13/2013 - 7:23 pm | View Link
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    The European Commission on Wednesday updated the list of airlines banned from flying in European Union airspace – and kept all 17 Mozambican air companies ...
    04/15/2014 - 11:28 pm | View Website
  • Fly Jamaica readies for NY and Toronto
    Fly Jamaica is expected to begin flying from Guyana to New York and Toronto in the coming weeks, according to Tourism Minister Irfan Ali. Ali said top...
    04/15/2014 - 10:53 pm | View Website
  • East African Community
    The East African Community (EAC) is an intergovernmental organisation comprising five countries in the African Great Lakes region in eastern Africa: Burundi, Kenya ...
    04/15/2014 - 8:51 pm | View Website
  • Telstra readies Australia for extreme data speeds with 4G ...
    Telstra and Ericsson successfully demonstrated speeds up to 300 Mbps with LTE Advanced Carrier Aggregation of 40 MHz over 1800 MHz band and 2600 MHz bands on Telstra ...
    04/15/2014 - 5:02 pm | View Website
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