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Why fly with Fastjet

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They are the proud winners of regional and international awards for innovation, customer service and design strategy, to name but a few.

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When flying Fastjet, you’re sure to enjoy world class travel facilities from this multi-award winning and punctual airline.

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They have successfully eliminated non-essential fees to offer a remarkable pay-as-you-travel option for in-flight extras.

As the current holder of the 2016 World Travel Award for Africa’s leading low-cost airline, Fastjet is quickly becoming Africa’s first pan-continental airline. Their beautiful new fleet can be spotted from a distance, owing to their distinct parrot logo and bright orange brand colour. Boasting a 92% punctuality rate, the Tanzanian-based airline has already transported 2,250,000 passengers to date, 80% of which are repeat travellers.

Book cheap Fastjet flights to Dar es Salam, Zanzibar, Harare and other exciting places!

Hand baggage

Each passenger is allowed to carry ONLY one item of hand baggage, free of charge.

Maximum dimensions: 56 x 45 x 25 cm

Any hand luggage exceeding these dimensions will have to be checked in and charged as hold baggage at airport prices. Infants travelling without a seat do not have a hand baggage allowance.

All flights to/from South Africa will be limited to a 7kg hand baggage allowance with 56 x 36 x 23cm maximum dimensions, in compliance with South African Civil Aviation requirements.

Checked Baggage

Baggage - 20kg

• Online Fees: R 150 (domestic) R 225 (international)

• Airport Desk Fees: R 375 (domestic) R 450 (international)

Checked luggage is NOT included in the ticket. If you would like to bring more luggage than the specified hand baggage allowance, you will be required to pay an extra fee. It is advisable to pre-book your baggage online, before departure. Checked baggage paid for at the airport desk before departure will assume a higher fee.

• Each passenger is allowed to book up to 2 bags weighing approximately 20 kg each.

• All bags will be weighed at the airport and passengers will be charged for any weight exceeding 20 kg. For safety reasons, no single item can exceed 32 kg.

• You will not be refunded if your bags are below the weight limit.

• Sports and music equipment are not accepted as normal bag, they will be charged at the corresponding price.

Fastjet check-in desks open two hours before the scheduled departure time and close exactly 40 minutes before the scheduled departure time.

Because you cannot check-in online, you will be denied boarding if you arrive less than 40 minutes before departure. In the event of late arrival or failure to fly for any reason, there will be no refunds or exceptions.

Please make sure to read and understand the airline terms and conditions beforehand.

Food and Refreshments

Fastjet offers a full in-flight menu to keep you refreshed on-board their domestic and international flights. Hot, cold and alcoholic drinks are available as well as a selection of sweet and savoury snacks. On board food and beverages are NOT included in your ticket.


Fastjet provides its Travelsmart In-flight magazine, Places, on board. Mobile phones and any device using wireless data services can be used when at cruising altitude, only if the flight safe mode is enabled. Cabin crew will advise when these items can and cannot be used.

Fastjet has scheduled flights from Johannesburg, (JNB) South Africa to:

• Dar es Salaam (DAR) Tanzania. Four flights a week on Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday.

• Zanzibar (ZNZ) Tanzania - twice a week on Mondays and Fridays. Zanzibar to Johannesburg on Wednesdays and Sundays*)

• Harare (HRE) Zimbabwe - double Daily (in both directions) Mon-Thurs. One flight per direction per day on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

• Victoria Falls (VFA) Zimbabwe - two flights a week on Thursdays & Sundays.

*Flights from Johannesburg-Zanzibar-Johannesburg are scheduled to stop in Dar es Salaam, en route to Zanzibar in both directions. Passengers will be asked to remain on board whilst others disembark in Dar es Salaam.

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IATA code: FN
Hub Airport: Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR)
Alliance: Hahn Air Systems’ e-Alliance®
Inflight magazine: Fastjet Places

The information on this page is correct as of date of publishing. While every effort is made to keep information as fresh as possible, Travelstart takes no responsibility for any of the information being out of date or incorrectly noted.

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