Tuesday, 26 June 2012

British Airways/Comair Takeoff from Harare

Emirates Annouces Daily Flights to Zambia, Zimbabwe

Starting October 1st 2012, Emirates Airlines will be flying daily to Harare via Lusaka. The linked service, which currently operates five times a week, has performed strongly since its launch on 1st February this year, said a statement from Emirates.  To date, Emirates has carried over 43,000 passengers on this route, it added.   “A daily service to Lusaka and Harare will mean greater choice for customers, while an increased cargo capacity of 40 per cent will facilitate more export business opportunities for both countries, forging greater trade links and increasing access to key trading partners in Asia and the Middle East.” 
The Dubai-Lusaka-Harare service is operated by an A330-200 aircraft in a three-class configuration, offering 12 luxurious First Class seats, 42 seats in Business Class and generous space for 183 passengers in Economy Class. EK 713 will depart Dubai at 7.25am, arriving in Lusaka 2.35pm. The service then departs Lusaka at 4.20pm and lands in Harare at 5.20pm. On return, the flight leaves Harare at 6.50pm, arriving in Lusaka at 7.50pm. It then departs Lusaka at 9.25pm and lands in Dubai at 6.40am the next day.

Thursday, 14 June 2012

Zambezi Airlines Schedule

Effective 15th June 2012, Zambezi Airlines will be operating a 4x/weekly service on the Lusaka-Harare route. The flights will operate on Tuesdays and Thursdays using CRJ-200 a/c.

ZJ504 LUN 0700-0800 HRE CRJ Tues/Thurs
ZJ506 LUN 1630-1730 HRE CRJ Tues/Thurs

ZJ505 HRE 0845-0945 LUN CRJ Tues/Thurs
ZJ507 HRE 1815-1915 LUN CRJ Tues/Thurs

Ethiopian Airlines Postpones Planned Boeing 787 Service to Harare/Lusaka

 Ethiopian Airlines has postponed planned Boeing 787 operation on Addis Ababa – Harare and Addis Ababa – Lusaka route. These routes previously to be operated by a mix of Boeing 737-800 and Boeing 787 from 16SEP12, but this is now postponed till 28OCT12. From 16SEP12 to 27OCT12, ET continues to operate daily Addis Ababa – Harare – Lusaka – Addis Ababa triangle routing, on board 767-300.

till 27OCT12
ET873 ADD0920 – 1245HRE1335 – 1435LUN1525 – 2025ADD 763 D
eff 28OCT12
Addis Ababa – Harare
ET873 ADD0920 – 1245HRE 738 246
ET873 ADD0920 – 1245HRE 787 x246
ET872 HRE1440 – 1955ADD 738 246
ET872 HRE1440 – 1955ADD 787 x246
Addis Ababa – Lusaka
ET883 ADD0910 – 1215LUN 787 246
ET883 ADD0910 – 1215LUN 738 x246
ET882 LUN1500 – 2005ADD 787 246
ET882 LUN1500 – 2005ADD 738 x246

Friday, 1 June 2012

LAM Mozambique to Harare?

According to flight search engines, LAM Mozambique will be operating flights between Maputo, Mozambique and Harare, Zimbabwe via Beira twice a week starting October 28th 2012. Flight 342/343 will operate on Wednesdays and Sundays with DHC-8-400 turbo-prop, departing Maputo 9.35am arriving in Harare at 12.30pm. The return flight departs Harare at 1.30pm arriving in Maputo at 4.25pm. No official announcement has been made yet about this route but we will definitely keep you informed on any developments.