update (31 July 2013): Fastjet's ticket fares for flights between Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania) and Johannesburg (South Africa) are starting at US$100/€75/GBP65/R973.
Low-cost airline Fastjet announced that it will launch its first international route, between its main hub in Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania) and Johannesburg (South Africa), on 27 Sept 2013. The airlines's Facebook friends are getting first option to book flights on 31 July 2013. Seats will go on general release on 01 Aug 2013. Fastjet will initially operate three flights per week between the two destinations, using their Airbus A319 for the approx. 3.5 hour flight. In line with demand, the airline will increase the frequency. Fastjet expects to add further international destinations including Lusaka (Zambia) to its flying programme in the near future.