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Fastjet Signs MoU With Jetlink of Kenya

Fastjet Signs MoU With Jetlink of Kenya

Tanzania-based fastjet has signed a memorandum of understanding with Kenyan airline, Jetlink. Under its terms, fastjet and Jetlink are working together to create a joint venture that will give a platform for the launch of the fastjet brand in Kenya.

The MoU is subject to a number of conditions precedent including board and any other necessary approvals.

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Jetlink is a Kenyan airline that was launched in 2004 and has traffic rights to all domestic destinations in Kenya, as well as a number of regional destinations.

Jetlink operations have been temporarily suspended since November 2012 while the company is restructured.

Ed Winter, Chief Executive of fastjet, said: “This project represents a great opportunity for both parties and discussions are progressing well. A joint venture between fastjet and Jetlink will facilitate the launch of the fastjet brand in Kenya within the next few months with immediate access to domestic and regional destinations.”

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, editor and proofreader for 53 years, and ITTN's News & Features Editor for 43 years. His travel blog is at www.thetravelbuddhist.com.

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