HARARE, ZIMBABWE | Fastjet Zimbabwe, has today Tuesday, the 4 th of April 2023 launched its additional domestic flights to Kariba and Hwange National Park.
The new service routes bring to five the domestic destinations that the award-winning value-based airline now operates in Zimbabwe. Flights to Kariba and Hwange National Park are part of the airline’s domestic route development strategy aimed at improving air connectivity in Zimbabwe. Flights to these resorts will be operated by a 30-seater Embraer EMB120 aircraft.
“We are incredibly excited to expand our footprint along the Zambezi Basin”, said Nunurai Ndawana Fastjet Zimbabwe spokesman. “We have presented new opportunities to unlock the development of Kariba and Hwange National Park. These scheduled flights will be a catalyst for an increase in the arrival of tourists to these resorts. The joint launch of these flights demonstrates our commitment and contribution to the Zimbabwean economy”.
“Fastjet is committed to connectivity”, said Fastjet Zimbabwe Chief Commercial Officer Vivian Ruwuya. “We are offering something completely unique with these routes. Through our network of flights, Kariba and Hwange National Park are now connected to Johannesburg with scheduled flights through our tourism hub of Victoria Falls”, added Vivian Ruwuya.
“Customers on both business and leisure travel can now explore Victoria Falls and beyond to Hwange National Park and Kariba. Both destinations are known for their diverse landscapes and season-long sunshine and abundant wildlife. Fastjet is delighted to make these connections and experiences possible” concluded Vivian Ruwuya.
The new flights are available for booking via the fastjet website, App and the usual online trade portals.
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 and Maun in Botswana. 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. 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.