This page focusses on specials on fastjet flights from South Africa - there are numerous other routes the airline flies on, from Dar es Salaam. After running into red tape on their initial launch, fastjet launched their Johannesburg to Dar es Salaam flights on the 18th October 2013, with the first flight landed at OR Tambo International Airport at 11h45 on the 18th October 2013. "The South African Department of Transport has completed its review of the additional documents it requested and has issued an updated Foreign Operator Permit. fastjet is delighted that, in line with our expansion strategy, operations can now commence on this route." said Ed Winter, Chairman of fastjet.
2016-05-31 : All passengers purchasing FastJet flight tickets today, the 31st of May 2016, will be entered for the chance to win 10 FastJet flight tickets! These tickets can be redeemed on any FastJet route from now until the 11th of December 2016. A drawing will take place tomorrow. These tickets are just what you need for a dream holiday!
*The longer it is since the date of the special, the greater the chance that airfares have changed.
fastjet originally planned to fly from Johannesburg to Dar es Salaam from the 27th September 2013, before they ran into some admin hassles.
2015-10-20 : All Fastjet flights (both domestic and international) will be on sale from only $20* until midnight! Dar es Salaam to Mwanza, Kilimanjaro and Mbeya, Harare to Victoria Falls, Entebbe to Kilimanjaro and Dar es Salaam to Lilongwe will be available from $20*. All other routes will be on sale at $50*. Sale prices are excluding airport taxes. Hurry as there is a limited number of seats available on the sale!
2015-10-06 : Fastjet are running a 2 for 1 special whereby 2 passengers can travel for the price of one (excluding airport taxes). The sale ends at midnight on the 8th of October 2015. Selected travel dates on all routes.
2014-04-30 : Fastjet are running a 1 day sale with 1-way flights from JNB to Dar es Salaam from R783* for selected flights from 1 May to the 30th of June 2014. Book at fastjet. This excludes check-in luggage (but includes 1 piece of carry-on luggage). Prices may change.
2014-02-22 : Fastjet have got 1000's of seats at R1600 each for a 1-way flights from OR Tambo International Airport to Dar es Salaam. In a recent announcement on Pro-Active Investors, fastjet Chairman Ed Winter, said that load factors were below their average on the JNB-DAR route, and this is perhaps why they are pushing it. Fastjet say this is a R3258* saving versus other airlines on the route (South African Airways is the only other one on the route, but they don't explicitly mention them).
2013-10-14 Fastjet are advertising 1-way flight prices from JNB to Dar es Salaam from R1600.
2013-09-11 Fastjet flights from JNB to DAR are on sale from R1600* (including taxes) for a 1-way flight. An extremely low price, will be interesting to see how long it lasts for.
2013-07-31 Fastjet flights to Dar es Salaam from Johannesburg to on sale, from $100* excl taxes and $152* incl taxes. The Fastjet sale starts on the 31st July 2013 for their Facebook fans only, and then from the 1st August 2013 for the general public.