Fastjet exits Kilimanjaro to Nairobi route a month after launch

Just weeks into the new route between Kilimanjaro and Nairobi has Fastjet today operated the last flight between the two airports, with sources close to the airline suggesting the suspension came as a result of poor loadfactors.

When the route was launched on the 11th of January did aviation pundits immediately speculate over the size of the aircraft used, an Airbus A319, with common consensus at the time that a smaller aircraft would be better suited on the low density route.

Flights between Dar es Salaam and Nairobi however continue to be operated, with a presently single daily frequency.

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Source: eTN