fastjet Mozambique launches Maputo operations
fastjet Mozambique commenced operations from Maputo on 3 November with domestic routes to Beira, Nampula and Tete, all flown on its sole ERJ 145, seen pictured here at Beira receiving a water arch salute. With its launch, fastjet Mozambique breaks LAM Mozambique Airlines’ domestic market monopoly.
- fastjet Mozambique commenced its first operations from Maputo (MPM) on 3 November, starting domestic links to Beira (BEW), Nampula (APL) and Tete (TET). The airline will operate the routes using its sole ERJ 145, with all three services going head-to-head with LAM Mozambique Airlines, currently the only carrier offering domestic services in Mozambique. The latter carrier already operates the three sectors launched by fastjet Mozambique, with it offering 18 weekly flights on the 721-kilometre link to Beira, 13 on the 1,389-kilometre sector to Nampula, and eight on the 1,096-kilometre city pairing with Tete. fastjet Mozambique will provide nine weekly flights to Beira, a daily rotation to Nampula, and four weekly services to Tete.