HARARE, ZIMBABWE | fastjet Zimbabwe, the award-winning value-based airline has today welcomed the arrival of an Embraer 120, 30-seater aircraft to its Harare base.
The arrival of the first of three Embraer 120 aircraft is in preparation for the value-based airline’s plans to operate domestic flights to Kariba and Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. These new routes will bring to five the domestic destinations that fastjet operates in Zimbabwe after Harare, Victoria Falls and Bulawayo offering customers seamless connections to Zimbabwe’s top domestic tourism destinations.
Nunurai Ndawana fastjet Zimbabwe spokesperson said, “We are delighted to welcome this aircraft to serve our domestic new routes to Kariba and Hwange National Park. Air connectivity is a key enabler for tourism development, and we continue to demonstrate our commitment to the development of tourism in Zimbabwe and the region”.
“We are finalising our preparations for the launch of flights to Kariba and Hwange National Park. The arrival of this aircraft will see us concluding the mandatory regulatory processes in operating flights to these strategic destinations in the development of tourism in Zimbabwe. In preparation for these route launches the aircraft will operate a series of ad-hoc charter flights around Zimbabwe ahead of the full schedule launch”, concluded Nunurai Ndawana. 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 to 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 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 2020, 2021 and 2022, and 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.