Fastjet confirms in partnership talks with Emirates

Fastjet Plc, which was spun-off from industrial group Lonrho Plc that has interests in Africa, confirmed it was in potential partnership talks with Emirates Airline.

Report by Reuters

“Talks are at an early stage but this represents a great opportunity for both parties,” Fastjet Chief Executive Ed Winter said in a statement.

Lonrho had sold its aviation unit, Fastjet, in June to British investment firm Rubicon for $86 million.