Zambia Airways reportedly launches Lusaka-Dar-es-Salaam flight to boost trade, tourism


The government has reportedly commissioned a new Zambia Airways flight between Lusaka and Dar-es-Salaam, aimed at promoting business, trade and tourism between Zambia and Tanzania.

Acting Minister of Transport and Logistics, Garry Nkombo, officiated the launch at Julius Kambarage Nyerere International Airport in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

The minister claimed during the commissioning ceremony on Thursday that the new route marked a significant milestone in the nation’s aviation history.

“The new route will spur dreams, aspirations and hard work of countless individuals who have dedicated themselves to the aviation industry,” Nkombo stated.

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He highlighted that the route’s introduction also signified the airline’s growth and commitment to sustainability.

Nkombo said that the development would enable Zambia to connect to more cities, expand its network, and strengthen its aviation presence in the region.

He added that the new flight would facilitate business, trade and tourism, allowing citizens to travel between the two countries with ease.

The airline is investing in fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly aircraft to reduce its carbon footprint, contributing to a greener environment.

“This occasion symbolizes our commitment to excellence and the unwavering determination to soar to new heights,” the minister concluded.

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