FASTJET (Z) TO RELAUNCH FLIGHTS
(Posted 09th September 2020)
Fastjet Zimbabwe was straight out of the starting blocks with the announcement to resume flights, following the lifting of the flight ban for scheduled passenger services by the Zimbabwe government. Domestic flights across Zimbabwe will resume on the 10th of September, i.e. tomorrow already while international / regional flights will resume on the 01st of October.
A Fastjet official stated “Today we initiated robust discussions and are actively engaged with key stakeholders as we finalise plans for the recommencement of domestic flights between Harare & Bulawayo and Harare & Victoria Falls, following the announcement by the Ministry of Information, Publicity & Broadcasting”.
Whilst the airline considers the next steps in announcing dates and a revised domestic flight schedule, are they working hand in hand with the respective Ministries, Authorities and Agencies in preparing the travel industry for a return to operations.
Last week the airline’s “Flexible Booking Change Policy” was extended until March 2021, and as details on the resumption of flights are firming up, Fastjet will be sharing with its customers additional incentives that will form part of the “Travel with Confidence” initiative, which focuses on the customer’s experience, safety, well-being and sustainable operations across the airline’s network.
Details on the "Flexible Booking Policy" and other incentives can be viewed on the airline’s website www.fastjet.com.
During the period of restricted international air travel, Fastjet Zimbabwe shall continue to operate repatriation flights between Harare, Zimbabwe and Johannesburg, South Africa in accordance with the regulatory guidelines of the respective Government Agencies. Customers interested in finding out more about repatriation flights may contact the airline via email to repatriation, or through one of their online chat channels.
The planned domestic recommencement date and flying programme will be shared in the course of this week on the airline’s website and social media pages.