Proflight Zambia has started flying between Lusaka, Zambia, and Dar es Salaam in Tanzania.
The three-times-a-week service marks the second international destination for Zambia’s growing local airline, which began flying to Lilongwe in Malawi in June.
Flights will depart from Lusaka’s Kenneth Kaunda International Airport on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, returning the same days and with return fares starting from $660, including taxes.
Flight P00020 departs Lusaka at 08h00 on Mondays and Fridays, arriving at Dar es Salaam’s Julius Nyerere International Airport at 12h20. On Wednesdays the flight leaves at 12h00 and lands at 16h20.
The return P00021 flight leaves Dar es Salaam at 13h00 on Mondays and Fridays, landing in Lusaka at 15h20. The Wednesday flight departs at 17h00 and lands at 19h20.
It addition to the new route to Tanzania, which will be operated by the airline’s 29-seat Jetstream 41 aircraft, Proflight will increase the frequency of its Lilongwe flights from three to four flights a week from 16 November, operating on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
Proflight also flies to nine domestic destinations within Zambia: Lusaka, Livingstone, Mfuwe, Lower Zambezi, Ndola, Solwezi, Chipata, Mansa and Kasama, with Mongu due to be added soon.
The airline is considering services to Harare, Zimbabwe; Tete, Mozambique; and Johannesburg, South Africa, subject to regulatory approval.