Fastjet Zimbabwe announces new regional and domestic routes

FASTJET ZIMBABWE INTRODUCES TWO NEW DIRECT ROUTES TO ITS EXPANDING NETWORK

(Posted 29th January 2020)

The airline’s network will now include a new international schedule from Victoria Falls to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA), Nelspruit, South Africa and a return direct domestic flight from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls.

Effective Monday 06th of July 2020, the new route schedules, will increase the total weekly flights operated by the airline to 138 flights across the network.

The Victoria Falls to Kruger Mpumalanga flights, initially four a week, are available for sale from today, Wednesday, 29th of January 2020. This new route is aiming to give visiting tourists the opportunity to combine one of South Africa’s iconic national parks with the spectacular sights of the Victoria Falls of the Zambezi River but also other attractive safari options within Zimbabwe.

The Bulawayo to Victoria Falls flights, initially operating three times a week, will be available for sale from Monday, 03rd of February 2020.

FLIGHT SCHEDULES

INTERNATIONAL

VICTORIA FALLS TO KRUGER MPUMALANGA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (KMIA), NELSPRUIT (RETURN)

  1. FN 8801 Victoria Falls (VFA) to Kruger Mpumalanga (MQP) depart 11:20 & arrive 13:05
  2. FN 8802 Kruger Mpumalanga (MQP) to Victoria Falls (VFA) depart 13:35 & arrive 15:15
  • The total flying time for this route is approximately 1 hour 45 minutes.
  • Day of week schedule, Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday (only)

DOMESTIC

BULAWAYO TO VICTORIA FALLS (RETURN)

  1. FN 8671 Bulawayo (BUQ) to Victoria Falls (VFA) depart 11:05 & arrive 12:05
  2. FN 8672 Victoria Falls (VFA) to Bulawayo (BUQ) depart 15:50 & arrive 16:50
  • The total flying time for this route is 1 hour (60 minutes).
  • Day of week schedule, Monday, Wednesday and Friday (only)

All times are recorded as local (GMT+02)

The new routes will complement the airlines convenient daily return services from Harare & Bulawayo to Johannesburg and Harare to Bulawayo & Victoria Falls, connecting local and international travellers on days suitable for both business and leisure travellers.

The airline’s CEO, Mr. Joao Sousa, said when making the announcement: We are committed to connecting communities, especially those in search of travel adventures and experiences. The new Victoria Falls to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport schedule will leave travellers in awe of one scenic splendour to another”. He further added: “With our new routes we are delighted to be supporting tourism, an important sector of the Zimbabwean economy, and to be giving our industry partners in South Africa and Zimbabwe more choices”.

Fastjet connects the three major cities in Zimbabwe, operating between Harare & Victoria Falls, Harare & Bulawayo and Bulawayo & Victoria Falls. Internationally the airline offers flights from Harare & Bulawayo to Johannesburg and Victoria Falls to Kruger, Mpumalanga in South Africa. Since commencing operations Fastjet has flown over 3.5 million passengers and has established itself as a punctual, reliable, and affordable low-cost carrier, with value added services inclusive of free baggage allowance(s), airport lounge access, dedicated check-in and more according to the new fare attributes introduced across their network.

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