Fastjet introduces another daily flight between Victoria Falls and Johannesburg

By Wallace Mawire

Fastjet Zimbabwe, has announced   effective from 08 June 2022, the introduction of a second daily flight service from Zimbabwe’s tourism capital of Victoria Falls to Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport in  South Africa.

According to the Fastjet Communications department, the additional service will operate every day using the airline’s 50-seater Embraer Regional Jet ERJ145 aircraft.

Flights are scheduled to depart from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls at 09:55, with the return departing from Victoria Falls at 14:35.

The department added that Fastjet remains positioned to continue as a key player in the contribution of tourism development in the Southern African region.

The  daily service is expected to  boost the continued resumption of tourism and trade activities in the area.

Fastjet Zimbabwe spokesperson, Nunurai Ndawana, said, “We continue to support the development of Victoria Falls as a regional tourism hub by providing the much-needed seamless connections between the region’s top destinations. The second daily service between Victoria Falls and Johannesburg is in addition to our recently introduced service between Victoria Falls and Mbombela (Nelspruit) Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport and Maun in  Botswana effective from the 30th of June 2022”.

“Working closely with our industry partners we continue to record growing demand for travel to the region. These second daily flights have been designed to provide international tourists arriving or departing from Johannesburg with additional options and seamless connections into the Victoria Falls”.

All fastjet fares include baggage allowances and no cost flexible change options, with the airline recently having announced an extension to the Flexible Change policy until the end of September 2022. Inflight customers can enjoy comfortable seating, generous legroom, and inflight snacks as part of the onboard experience.

Fastjet is a multi-award-winning African airline that began flight operations in 2012.

Today, fastjet connects the three major cities in Zimbabwe by flying between Harare and Victoria Falls and Harare and Bulawayo.

In addition, the airline offers international flights from Harare, Bulawayo & Victoria Falls to Johannesburg in South Africa, and from Victoria Falls to Mbombela (Kruger) Nelspruit Mpumalanga in South Africa and Maun in Botswana.

Its awards include World Travel Awards 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 2020 and 2021, and Skytrax World Airline Awards in 2017 and 2019, and in the top ten finalists for 2021.

Since commencing operations, fastjet has flown over 3.5 million passengers and has established itself as a reliable African airline brand, with a range of value-added products and services.

As part of the airline’s commitment to offering choice, flexibility and value, customers benefit from generous free baggage allowances, flexible change options, multiple payment channels, airport lounge access on select routes, and ancillary services such as car hire.

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