New airline to fly into Zimbabwe

New airline to fly into Zimbabwe
Published: 14 May 2018 (945 Views)
Zambia's leading airline, Proflight Zambia, is set to introduce flights between Harare and Lusaka during the first week of July.

Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe public relations and communications manager Mrs Anna Hungwe, said the airline will be flying into Harare four times a week.

"The airline will be flying on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday using a 29-seater Jetstream 4100 (J41)," she said.

Mrs Hungwe said the arrival of the new airline underlines that the Harare route is a viable and lucrative route and a culmination of CAAZ's marketing efforts. "There is improved perception of the Zimbabwean destination and our collaborative marketing efforts continue to bear fruit," she said.

Proflight will have to contend with competition from

five other airlines, Kenya, Ethiopia, Angola, Emirates and Namibia.

Proflight Zambia was established in 1991 and operates over 200 flights a week with an on-time performance of over 80 percent. It services domestic routes in Zambia such as Livingstone, Mfuwe, Lower Zambezi, Ndola, Solwezi and Kasama, and regional routes to Lilongwe in Malawi and Durban, South Africa.

It operates a 50-seater Bombardier CRJ-100 jet, four 29-seater Jetstream 41 aircraft and two 12-seater Cessna Caravan C208 aircraft. It has a code-share agreement with RwandAir and interline agreements with South African Airlines, Emirates, Ethiopian and Kenya Airways.

Following the new dispensation, there has been renewed interest in the country by many visitors and investors resulting in many airlines also connecting to Zimbabwe's major centres such as Victoria Falls and Harare.

- the herald

 0

You May Like These Videos

Comments

There are no comments.

Latest stories

Chamisa now willing to engage Mnangagwa

by Staff reporter | 23 October 2018 | 16 Views

'Soldiers fired randomly on August 1'

by Staff reporter | 23 October 2018 | 7 Views

Zimbabwe to cut company registration period to within 6 hours

by Staff reporter | 23 October 2018 | 8 Views

Chamisa statement on the prevailing economic, political and humanitarian situation

by Adv. Nelson Chamisa MDC President | 23 October 2018 | 21 Views

Cops scramble for cooking oil

by Simbarashe Sithole | 23 October 2018 | 19 Views

Mnangagwa flies out to Zambia

by Staff reporter | 23 October 2018 | 26 Views

Chigowe denies refs favour Dembare

by Staff reporter | 23 October 2018 | 17 Views

Emergency recovery measures to stop Zimbabwe economic free-fall

by Dr Tapiwa Mashakada | 23 October 2018 | 69 Views

Chamisa demands 2% tax refunds

by Staff reporter | 23 October 2018 | 84 Views

Zanu-PF chefs fail to pay workers

by Staff reporter | 23 October 2018 | 58 Views

Chamisa's youths to avenge vendor's death

by Staff reporter | 23 October 2018 | 77 Views

Zimbabwe motorists sleep in fuel queues

by Staff reporter | 23 October 2018 | 37 Views

Police pounce on Kadoma Forex dealers

by Stephen Jakes | 23 October 2018 | 74 Views

Dogs maul boy at Beitbridge border post - WhatsApp update

by Concerned Citizen | 23 October 2018 | 44 Views

Indosakusa leaves injiva in stitches

by Future Moyo aka Jamelah | 23 October 2018 | 33 Views

Kombis spend more time in queues these days

by Stephen Jakes | 23 October 2018 | 33 Views

How to find a safe and reliable online casino

by Staff Reporter | 23 October 2018 | 43 Views

Learning Factory: studying History and modern technology in Zimbabwe

by Brian Maregedze | 23 October 2018 | 35 Views

Mugabe's son-in-law appears in court, gets US$30 bail

by Staff Reporter | 23 October 2018 | 68 Views

NSSA reviews retirement grants

by Staff reporter | 23 October 2018 | 51 Views

Zimbabwe teachers to boycott Zanu-PF businesses

by Staff reporter | 23 October 2018 | 48 Views

Mthuli Ncube on a trajectory of vendettas?

by The Banker | 23 October 2018 | 280 Views

Chiyangwa demands respect he doesn't deserve

by Staff reporter | 23 October 2018 | 149 Views

Mnangagwa's Politburo, Central Committee to meet

by Staff reporter | 23 October 2018 | 190 Views

Mines Permanent Secretary in 'baptism of fire'

by Staff reporter | 23 October 2018 | 118 Views

Bid to block Mthuli Ncube's 2% tax hits brick wall

by Staff reporter | 23 October 2018 | 110 Views

Operation Restore Legacy hits RBZ

by Staff reporter | 23 October 2018 | 167 Views

Acie Lumumba fired?

by Staff reporter | 23 October 2018 | 172 Views

Vandalism, theft cost Zesa $20million

by Staff reporter | 23 October 2018 | 74 Views

Zimbabwe draws down $199 million for Hwange project

by Staff reporter | 23 October 2018 | 87 Views

Man loses $10,000 to thieves while watching street fight

by Staff reporter | 23 October 2018 | 111 Views

Woe unto enemies of Mnangagwa's 2nd Republic

by Nduduzo Tshuma | 23 October 2018 | 123 Views

Zimbabwe Parliamentary committee to engage US congress on sanctions

by Staff reporter | 23 October 2018 | 63 Views

Zanu-PF in another court victory 'on a technicality'

by Staff reporter | 23 October 2018 | 76 Views

Matebeleland North registers unemployed teachers

by Staff reporter | 23 October 2018 | 73 Views