Air Zimbabwe resumes domestic flights after being grounded last year

A recently acquired Embraer plane landed at Victoria Falls International Airport on Wednesday afternoon.

Air Zimbabwe tweeted a picture of the Embraer passenger jet after it landed at Victoria Falls on 2 June after the airline was grounded for months. Picture: @FlyAirZimbabwe/Twitter.

HARARE - Air Zimbabwe has resumed domestic flights after they were grounded for most of last year due to COVID-19 and operational challenges.

A recently acquired Embraer plane landed at Victoria Falls International Airport on Wednesday afternoon.

Air Zimbabwe tweeted a picture of the Embraer passenger jet after it landed at Victoria Falls.

There will be flights from Harare to Victoria Falls, via Bulawayo, four times a week.

The airline, which is saddled with huge debts, suspended its domestic flights last year due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.

In March, the government launched a vaccination drive in Victoria Falls to create herd immunity and encourage tourists to come back.

Other airlines, like Fastjet and Airlink, have already resumed flights into the resort city.

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