In some exciting news, Zambezi Airlines recently undertook its first flight to Cape Town International Airport. Using a Boeing 737-500 aircraft, The Zambezi Airlines will operate a direct service three times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from Livingstone and Zambia.
Zambezi Airlines Commercial Manager, Sidney Siwabamundi, expressed the excitement that management was feeling about launching the Cape Town-Livingstone route: “We are particularly proud that we are the first airline to launch the direct flight between the ever-popular destination of Cape Town and Zambia’s adventure capital, Livingstone, which is also home to the world-famous Victoria Falls.”
Deidre Hendricks, the Cape Town International’s Communications Manager stated how the new airline will positively affect tourism and business in the area: “Recently, Turkish Airlines and Emirates Airline increased their number of flights and Air France also announced its non-stop flight between Cape Town International and Paris, Charles de Gaulle with three flights a week. Now Zambezi Airlines will also be flying three times a week. This is all positive news for the airport and Cape Town and certainly a testament to what we have to offer as a region in tourism and business.”