July 23, 2024
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Zambia Airways inaugurates twice-weekly flights connecting Lusaka with Dar es Salaam, Nairobi

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In a move set to transform regional connectivity and bolster diplomatic ties, Zambia Airways has officially launched its twice-weekly flight service connecting Lusaka with Dar es Salaam and Nairobi. This strategic expansion was celebrated in a grand ceremony attended by distinguished guests and key stakeholders in the aviation industry.

Hon. Gary Nkombo, Acting Minister of Transport and Logistics and the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, hailed the launch as a landmark event in Zambia’s aviation history. “Today marks a significant milestone for Zambia Airways and our nation as a whole,” he remarked. “The introduction of these new routes underscores our commitment to enhancing regional connectivity and fostering strong bilateral relations with our neighboring countries.”


The inclusion of the Lusaka-Dar es Salaam route, serviced by the state-of-the-art Boeing 737-700, is a testament to Zambia Airways’ strategic vision. This initiative not only expands the airline’s network but also reinforces the longstanding friendly relations between Zambia and Tanzania. The new route to Nairobi further solidifies Zambia’s position as a pivotal hub in the region, opening up new opportunities for trade, tourism, and cultural exchange.

Hon. Nkombo commended Zambia Airways for its resilience and adaptability in navigating the challenges of the aviation industry. He highlighted the airline’s unwavering commitment to safety, efficiency, and customer satisfaction.

“Zambia Airways has demonstrated remarkable drive and adaptability in the face of adversity. The safety and well-being of our passengers and staff remain our top priority, and we are dedicated to offering a seamless and enjoyable travel experience,” he added.

As Zambia Airways embarks on this new chapter, the airline is poised to play a crucial role in the region’s economic development. The twice-weekly flights to Dar es Salaam and Nairobi are expected to stimulate business travel, tourism, and cultural exchanges, further integrating the economies of the East African Community.

The launch of these new routes is a celebration of progress and a vision for the future.

With Zambia Airways leading the way, the skies over Africa are set to become a lot more interconnected, fostering growth, unity, and prosperity for all.

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