ZIMBABWE, BULAWAYO | Fastjet Zimbabwe, has today, Monday, 30 October 2023, introduced additional flight frequencies from Bulawayo JM Nkomo International Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport in support of business and leisure travel.

The new weekday flights increase the daily service to 12 weekly flights from Bulawayo to Johannesburg, introducing choice and flexibility of travel between the two cities. The additional weekday morning service will give travellers the option of a day trip, adding value and flexibility to their travel plans.

“We continue to demonstrate our commitment to enhanced connectivity in Zimbabwe. As we approach the holiday season, these new frequencies will provide additional capacity between these two cities of significant importance in the Southern African region”, said Nunurai Ndawana, spokesperson of fastjet Zimbabwe.

Fastjet Zimbabwe’s Chief Commercial Officer, Vivian Ruwuya, commented, “Aviation is a catalyst in developing a destination. By adding these weekday frequencies, we are contributing to the growth of tourism and commerce in Zimbabwe and South Africa. As fastjet, we are committed to connectivity and are delighted to offer the Bulawayo-Johannesburg traveller the choice of a day’s trip flight for business or leisure”.

The new flights are available for booking via the fastjet website, mobile App and online trade portals.

Schedule between Johannesburg (JNB) and Bulawayo (BUQ)
Beginning 30 October 2023

**New Additional Flights****New Additional Flights**
JNB-BUQ Flight FN8662
Mo, Tu, We, Th, Fr
BUQ-JNB Flight FN8661
Mo, Tu, We, Th, Fr
Depart 06:50 Arrive 08:10Depart 08:50 Arrive 10:10

JNB-BUQ Flight FN8664
Mo, Tu, We, Th, Fr, Sa, Su
BUQ-JNB Flight FN8664
Mo, Tu, We, Th, Fr, Sa, Su
Depart 16:15 Arrive 17:35Depart 18:10 Arrive 19:35

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Fastjet is a multi-award-winning African airline that began flight operations in 2012. Today, fastjet connects the five major cities in Zimbabwe by flying between Harare & Victoria Falls, Harare & Bulawayo, Harare & Kariba, Victoria Falls & Hwange National Park and Victoria Falls & Kariba. In addition, the airline offers international flights from Harare, Bulawayo & Victoria Falls to Johannesburg in South Africa and from Victoria Falls to Mbombela (Kruger) Nelspruit Mpumalanga in South Africa. Its awards include World Travel Awards in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 2020, 2021 and 2022, Skytrax World Airline Awards in 2017 and 2019, and in the top ten finalists for 2022 and 2023. Since commencing operations, fastjet has flown over 3.5 million passengers and has established itself as a reliable African airline brand, with a range of value-added products and services. As part of the airline’s commitment to offering choice, flexibility and value, customers benefit from generous free baggage allowances, flexible change options, multiple payment channels, airport lounge access on select routes, and ancillary services such as car hire.