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Fastjet Nigeria is a low cost carrier which Red 1 Airways and Fastjet PLC are forming. On the 13th of June 2013, Red 1 and Fastjet signed an MoU to create an airline which would be called "Fastjet Nigeria" and would operate flights both within Nigeria, and from Nigeria to other cities in Africa.

Red 1 will lead Fastjet Nigeria and be responsible for its operations.

Red 1 is responsible for funding Fastjet Nigeria. There'll be an agreement between fastjet & Red 1 whereby Fastjet will provide management services, an operational framework and allow the use of the Fastjet brand.


13th of June 2013

Ed Winter, Chief Exec of Fastjet, said that "The combination of fastjet's brand and experience and Red 1's extensive knowledge of the local aviation market and Nigerian business landscape, is a perfect foundation for a great airline. The Nigerian people deserve a new airline offering great value and operating to international standards of safety and reliability."

Dikko Nwachukwu, Chief Exec of Red 1 said "We are excited to partner with fastjet and humbled to be working on bringing Nigeria its first true Low Cost Carrier. At Red 1 our motto is "now every1 can fly" and we aim to make air travel affordable so more Nigerians can choose to travel by air. Our experienced management team has spent 10 years fine-tuning the business plan and waiting for the right opportunity to meet the increasing demand for affordable air travel in Nigeria. The time has now come to partner with fastjet and seek to provide Nigeria with a world-class low cost carrier."

22nd of June 2013

Emirates Airlines, which is the world's largest airline in terms of international traffic, discusses a potential partnership with Fastjet.

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