Saturday, 7 December 2013
Sunday, 1 December 2013
Report By Shinovene Immanuel and Jinty Jackson (AFP)
"We are incredibly pleased that, in accordance with our planned growth strategy, the roll-out of our international route network is now gaining real momentum and we are fulfilling our promise to the people of Africa to democratise air travel across the continent. We look forward to bringing the benefits of affordable, high-quality air travel to the people of Zambia" Ed Winter, Interim Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of fastjet, said.
Saturday, 30 November 2013
British Airways Comair Christmas family fare specials on the Harare - Johannesburg route. Special ends 28 February 2014.
- ET038 LLW1730 – 1815BLZ1900 – 2015HRE 738 135
- ET039 HRE2100 – 2215BLZ2300 – 2345LLW 738 135
- ET020 LLW0800 – 0845BLZ0930 – 1145JNB 738 D
- ET021 JNB1245 – 1500BLZ2135 – 2220LLW 738 D
- ET036 LLW0800 – 0850BLZ0935 – 1005TET 738 7
- ET052 LLW1500 – 1550BLZ1635 – 1705TET 738 3
- ET037 TET1050 – 1120BLZ1205 – 1255LLW 738 7
- ET053 TET1750 – 1820BLZ1905 – 1955LLW 738 3
- ET032 LLW1730 – 1815BLZ1900 – 2010LUN 738 x135
- ET033 LUN2055 – 2205BLZ2250 – 2335LLW 738 x135
- ET042 LLW0800 – 1100DAR DH4 246
- ET043 DAR1145 – 1245LLW DH4 246
- ET028 LLW1400 – 1450BLZ1535 – 1750MPM DH4 157
- ET046 LLW0900 – 1015LUN DH4 135
- ET047 LUN1115 – 1230LLW DH4 135
- ET024 LLW1400 – 1450BLZ1535 – 1635BEW DH4 246
- ET025 BEW1720 – 1820BLZ1905 – 1950LLW DH4 246
Saturday, 16 November 2013
Saturday, 9 November 2013
Sunday, 3 November 2013
Saturday, 2 November 2013
Saturday, 19 October 2013
Friday, 9 August 2013
Proflight Zambia has unveiled plans to add three further international destinations to its growing schedule by mid-2014, effectively making Lusaka a regional hub for air travel. Following the successful launch of its first international service, from Lusaka to Lilongwe, on June 4, Zambia’s only locally registered scheduled carrier is now planning to fly from Ndola to Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of Congo, with connections between Ndola and Lusaka.The airline is also considering services to Harare, Dar es Salaam, Tete and Johannesburg, subject to regulatory approval.
Sunday, 4 August 2013
|Business Class lounge in Nairobi|
|About to board flight to Harare on the Embraer 170|
|About to land in Harare|
|Arrival at Harare International Airport|
|Great Flight and beautiful day in Harare|
Sunday, 21 July 2013
SA Express (SAX) plans to increase frequency on the Durban-Harare route starting August to four weekly flights. The additional flight will operate on Sundays departing Durban at 2pm arriving in Harare at 4.25pm. The return flight departs Harare at 5pm arriving in Durban at 7.25pm operated on-board CRJ200 a/c.
- SA1613 DUR1400 – 1625HRE CR2 7
- SA1614 HRE1700 – 1925DUR CR2 7
Friday, 28 June 2013
Air Zimbabwe is planning to resume its Harare-London(Gatwick) route starting November 15, 2013. The airline plans to operate a twice weekly 767-200 service. The airline previously planned to resume the service on July 01, 2013.
Planned schedule as follow:
- UM722 HRE0900 – 1830LGW 767 37
- UM725 LGW1930 – 0630+1HRE 767 14
Thursday, 27 June 2013
As of the 1st of September 2013, Emirates will be changing operational aircraft on the Dubai-Lusaka-Harare route, as per 27JUN13 GDS timetable/inventory display. The airline will operate Airbus A340-300 aircraft to Lusaka and Harare instead of 777-300ER. Schedule as follow.
Dubai – Lusaka – Harare EK713 DXB0925 – 1435LUN1605 – 1710HRE 343 D
EK714 HRE1840 – 1950LUN2125 – 0640+1DXB 343 D
Source: Airline Route
Tuesday, 25 June 2013
Thanks to the African Aviation Tribune, these are the first pictures of Air Zimbabwe's Embraer ERJ145 (MSN 145607 / ZS-BBH) which currently operates on domestic routes (Harare, Bulawayo, Victoria Falls). The Embraer jet is currently on wet-lease through Solenta Aviation in South Africa.
Air Zimbabwe is currently offering special fares on its domestic and regional routes in-order to gain lost market share.
Wednesday, 12 June 2013
According to a recent statement, Precision Air has announced it is in the process of reviewing its operational 5-year plan as part of its expansion and business review. The announcement comes three (3) months after Precision Air announced the appointment of the first female MD and CEO in Africa, Ms. Sauda Rajab.
Ms. Sauda revealed the Airline was undergoing the said review setting course for operational and fleet expansion measures and re-assessment of the airline's current position which will have deep impact on Precision Air's business landscape and finances.
“The next 5 years will be exciting ones for the Airline and the plan will involve massive growth in Precision Air’s operations and will therefore require major injection of funds. Various investment options are being reviewed and once the plan has been finalized and approved by the Board it will be shared with various stakeholders and the public at large” said Ms. Sauda. The report also mentions the much awaited route to Harare will soon be launched with expected continual fleet review and increase.
Air Zimbabwe is currently offering special fares on several routes. The Harare-Bulawayo flight has gone down from $300 to $105. A one-way ticket for the same route is $61. The Harare-Victoria Falls flight is down from US$421 to US$180 while return Harare-Johannesburg is now US$275 from US$420. One way flights for the same routes are $140 and $150 respectively. These fares are valid until 31 July. The national airline has been struggling with negative perception due to mismanagement in the past few years.
Wednesday, 5 June 2013
Onboard, Emirates’ award-winning Business Class offers passengers state-of-the art seats with fully connected inflight communications and entertainment. A highlight is its renowned ice inflight entertainment system which offers passengers up to 1,400 channels of the latest multi-lingual entertainment and has been voted the world’s best at the World Airline Awards for eight consecutive years. Emirates’ in-flight dining options frequently exceed passengers’ expectations, offering a choice of regionally inspired menus created by award-winning chefs accompanied by some of the world’s finest beverages.
Saturday, 25 May 2013
Air Zimbabwe has taken delivery of the first of two Airbus A320's, which is expected to operate on regional routes ahead of the country hosting the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) in August 2013. The plane, which was under going routine maintenance and safety checks yesterday at the Harare International Airport, had already had the airline’s livery. According to the airline, the A320 will start operating on the Harare-Johannesburg route soon.
Air Zimbabwe has so far resumed daily flights to Victoria Falls, Bulawayo and Johannesburg.
The airline’s board chairperson Ozias Bvute told Parliament in March that Air Zimbabwe will resume international flights to London in July this year after beefing up its fleet as part of its turnaround strategy.
“We have looked at route viability and we have identified the short-term routes that we think we want to concentrate on and ensure that those routes are managed and serviced properly for the benefit of our travelling partners,” Bvute said then.
Sunday, 19 May 2013
Monday, 13 May 2013
Wednesday, 8 May 2013
Emirates team in Zimbabwe, one of Emirates key markets in Africa.”
“Emirates is the airline of choice for travellers from Zimbabwe and elsewhere. The airline enjoys a well-established reputation for its superior customer service, both in the air and on the ground. I shall strive to take the airline even further and ensure that we spare no efforts in providing Emirates passengers with unsurpassed levels of service,” he added.
Monday, 6 May 2013
Etihad and SAA this morning signed a Memorandum of Understanding which involves codeshare agreements between the two airlines. SAA will codeshare on 12 of Etihad Airways flights to Abu Dhabi and beyond while Etihad will place their code on 10 cities in parts of Southern Africa. Etihad will place the EY code on the following cities served by South African Airways out of Johannesburg; Cape Town, Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth, Livingstone, Lusaka, Ndola, Harare and Victoria Falls. The agreement will also allow passengers to earn and redeem miles through the frequent flyer programmes.
Source: Emirates 24/7
Friday, 3 May 2013
According to reports by Agencia AngolaPress, Angolan Airline (TAAG) will increase its current Harare frequency to 4 weekly. A new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed this week between the Civil Aviation Authorities of both Zimbabwe and Angola. The new bilateral agreement allows TAAG to increase flight frequencies on the Luanda-Harare-Lusaka route to 4 per week with the possibility of fifth freedom rights. Currently no official schedule is available yet for the increase.
Source: Agencia AngolaPress