#Fastjet performs two all women flights


(Posted 08th March 2021)

Fastjet Zimbabwe the low fare – high value airline for everyone is pleased to announce that today Monday 08th of March 2021, the airline performed an all-female flights from Harare to Johannesburg and back, in celebration of International Women’s Day.

Both flights FN8222 and FN8334 were under the command of Captain Chipo Matimba, who led the all-female crew that comprised First Officer Chipo Gatsi and Senior Cabin Crew Tichafara Sibanda.

The International Women’s Day themed #ChooseToChallenge runs concurrently with the beginning of the Women of Aviation Worldwide Week, in which we commemorate the first in the world woman to obtain a pilot’s licence. As a sign of goodwill and respect to all the women onboard the all-female operated flight, Fastjet has today awarded all female passengers on the selected flights the lowest fare offer on their next Fastjet booking across our destination network, subject to T & C’s.

A fastjet spokesperson shared, “We take pride in being an organisation that advocates gender-equality in the workplace. Today’s flight is a demonstration of our commitment to celebrating women within the aviation industry and highlighting the critical role they play equal to their male counterparts”.

The spokesperson added, “This week we are also celebrating the Women of Aviation Worldwide Week and we have started the celebrations by performing an all-female flight and will profile and showcase exceptional women within the airline as they share their story and inspire the next generation to soar high”.

For the latest information and lowest fares on fastjet, visit the airline’s website www.fastjet.com.

The airline continues to place the safety of all its customers and crew as a top priority, offering complimentary wellbeing care packs to all customers, whilst ensuring that their customers enjoy a safe and memorable experience.

Fastjet is a multi-award-winning African value airline that began flight operations in 2012. Its awards include Leading African Low-Cost Carrier World Travel Awards 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020, and Skytrax World Airline Awards Best Low-Cost Airline in Africa 2017 and 2019.

Today, fastjet connects the three major cities in Zimbabwe by flying between Harare & Victoria Falls and Harare & Bulawayo.
Internationally the airline offers flights from Harare, Bulawayo & Victoria Falls to Johannesburg 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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