New Flights Victoria Falls to Maun
FROM: FASTJET ZIMBABWE | CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS
DATE: 30 JUNE 2022 | HARARE, ZIMBABWE 15:00
RE: FASTJET INCREASES VICTORIA FALLS INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS WITH NEW MAUN SERVICE
HARARE, ZIMBABWE | Fastjet Zimbabwe has today, Thursday 30th of June 2022, launched its inaugural flight from Zimbabwe’s tourism capital Victoria Falls to Maun in Botswana the home of the Okavango Delta.
The new service route will operate four (4) times a week on a Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday. The new flight arrangement will provide the much-needed scheduled connectivity between Victoria Falls and Maun allowing visitors the ease of travel when exploring the region’s top attractions.
Victoria Falls to Maun – Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 11:30-12:25
Maun to Victoria Falls – Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 13:30-14:20
“We are thrilled to launch a scheduled service to Maun in Botswana from our ever-growing Victoria Falls tourism hub,” said Nunurai Ndawana fastjet Zimbabwe spokesperson. “We continue to strengthen Victoria Falls as a regional tourism hub and the introduction of this new flight service four times a week will connect two of Southern Africa’s most sought-after destinations, the Victoria Falls and the Okavango Delta with a reliable scheduled air service”.
Fastjet Zimbabwe Chief Commercial Officer, Vivian Ruwuya commented, “Victoria Falls remains one of our strategic destinations and this route adds to fastjet’s international presence in the region. To ensure the sustainable development of this route, we are going to adjust our size and operate the Maun flights using a dual fleet model of our Embraer ERJ145 aircraft and our partner’s Cessna Grand Caravan 208B. Both aircraft are known for their ability to provide the versatility to build a sustainable regional network with their right-size capacity”.
All fastjet fares include free 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.
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 & Victoria Falls and Harare & 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.