Socialize

Latest

October 23, 2014 - Ndau Collection at Fashion Week Africa We are very excited to announce tha ... +++ October 23, 2014 - AAT contemplates $ 18 m Santonga Development Hospitality group, Africa Albida To ... +++ October 23, 2014 - News from Zambezi and Chamabonda National Parks A quiet month on waterpoint mainten ... +++ October 23, 2014 - Fly Africa Expands to Namibia Flyafrica.com, Africa’s low fare ... +++ October 22, 2014 - Zambezi Royal to launch in January 2015 The luxurious Zambezi Royal offers ... +++ October 22, 2014 - SAA to increase schedule to Vic Falls South African Airways has applied f ... +++ October 20, 2014 - Livingstone’s First Art Gallery Opens Tourism and Arts Minister Jean Kapa ... +++ October 20, 2014 - Chobe Bush Lodge Opens Due to its unique bush setting dire ... +++ October 20, 2014 - New Jackal litter for Kariba We are excited to advise a new litt ... +++ October 16, 2014 - A Botswana Evening with Ralph Bousfield On 14th January 2015,  Jacada Trav ... +++ webdesign

Air Zimbabwe fare promotion boosts domestic tourism

Air zimbabweTo see Air Zimbabwe’s fare promotion click here.

 

Air Zimbabwe has introduced two extra domestic flights to Bulawayo and Victoria Falls in response to overwhelming demand.

This comes after the national airline slashed fares under their promotion dubbed “Cruising Altitude” following the acquisition of the Airbus A320 and Embraer ERJ145 jet aircraft to augment its fleet.

“We are overwhelmed with sales and we are introducing two extra flights for the Harare-Victoria Falls and Harare-Bulawayo route because of overwhelming demand on all flights,” Air Zimbabwe marketing and public relations manager Ms. Shingai Taruvinga said.

She said the national airline launched the promotion to boost domestic tourism.

“Domestic tourism has not been performing very well and we came up with this initiative as a national airline to allow all Zimbabweans from all walks of life to be mobile and be able to travel and access business opportunities,” she said.

Fast facts about Air Zimbabwe:
Founded 1 September 1967
Hub Harare International Airport
Fleet size 4
Destinations 9
Company slogan Zimbabwean hospitality in the skies

 

She said the promotion was also offering Zimbabweans an opportunity to be able access air travel, which gives them convenience, more time management as well as safety.

“Our roads are becoming more and more congested, but now you can fly to Johannesburg and come back the same day instead and avoid congestion on roads and road traffic accidents,” she said.

Ms. Taruvinga said the promotion has also decongested the Beitbridge Border Post.

She said the national airline also wanted to demystify flying and has been able to achieve that by opening doors to all Zimbabweans from all walks of life to fly at cheaper rates.

“We want to thank all Zimbabweans for supporting the national carrier,” she said.

From: allafrica.com

Date: 19 June 2013

Posted by on June 20, 2013. Filed under Articles,Tourism. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

2 Responses to Air Zimbabwe fare promotion boosts domestic tourism

  1. Inge Reply

    June 20, 2013 at 1:16 pm

    If they would now restart the flights to Kariba and Hwange on the way to Vic Falls, then tourism to those regions would also pickup.

  2. Pingback: Homepage

Leave a Reply