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Zambia Airways receives its first aircraft, a Bombardier Dash 8-Q400. (Photo: Industrial Development Corp.)

Zambia Airways Launches Flight Operations

Africa's largest airline Ethiopian Airlines announced the final preparation for the launch of Zambia's national carrier — in a joint venture with Industrial Development Corporation Limited (IDC). In the proposed joint venture, Ethiopian Airlines will take a 45 percent stake in the joint venture while Industrial Development Corporation Limited (IDC) retains 55 percent. The shareholders have contributed $30 million in capital towards the establishment of the airline. The brand-new Zambia Airways inaugurated operations with its initial domestic flight from Lusaka,…

SKY Airline Relaunches Lima – Punta Cana Route

Continuing with its growth plans in the region, SKY announced that it will relaunch its international route Lima – Punta Cana, Punta Cana – Lima, which will begin operating on January 3, 2022. Despite the fact that at the end of 2019, and prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, SKY Airline…

Air Seychelles Resumes Flights to Johannesburg and Maldives, Plans Dubai…

Air Seychelles resumed direct services from Johannesburg to the Seychelles and Maldives beginning June 5. The new services will be operating on Wednesdays and Saturdays from the South African city's O.R. Tambo International Airport to Seychelles and will also include an overnight service on Saturday nights to provide more flexibility…