Fastjet to increase Victoria Falls-Johannesburg flights

By Luckmore Safuli

Regional and international airlines continue to show confidence in Zimbabwe’s tourism capital, Victoria Falls with some airlines resuming flights into the resort city while others are increasing their frequencies.

One such airline is Fastjet Zimbabwe, which has announced plans to increase flight frequency between Victoria Falls and Johannesburg to a daily service, with tourism players in the resort city eager to welcome back more international visitors to the destination.

In response to growing demand, Fastjet Zimbabwe says it will with effective from the 30th of May have daily service flights.

Tourism players have already welcomed the development and expressed readiness to welcome back travellers to the world’s adventure capital.

A statement from Fastjet reads: “With the increase of flights to a daily service from Victoria Falls to Johannesburg, we would like to reassure our valued customers and partners of our commitment to providing reliable flight connection across this key route and our unwavering contribution towards the revival of Zimbabwe, South Africa and the continent’s tourism industry.”

The new schedule will be offered on the airline’s Embraer ERJ145 aircraft, departing Johannesburg at 11:10 and arriving in Victoria Falls at 12:50.

In a statement, the airline expressed its commitment to contribute towards the recovery and renewal of leisure and corporate tourism in Zimbabwe.

British Airways, operated by Comair in South Africa, recently announced the reopening of bookings for flights between Johannesburg and Victoria Falls for travel starting on May 13.

The Zimbabwean government took a bold step to ensure safe tourism restart by rolling out a mass Covid-19 vaccination in the resort city.

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