Air Zimbabwe to Get a New Lease on Life

The country's national airline might gain its wings to fly internationally after Royal Dutch Airlines pledged to help the struggling company to get back into the skies.

  • Zimbabwe:   National AIrline Gets Lifeline

    Zimbabwe Standard, 4 November 2012

    KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, is ready to co-operate with Air Zimbabwe in a massive boost for the national flag carrier struggling to find friends in the skies. Read more »

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An Air Zimbabwe Boeing 767-2N0ER at Singapore Changi Airport.

  • Zimbabwe:   Airlines Scramble for Zim's Runways

    Zimbabwe Independent, 26 October 2012

    THE total number of airlines flying in and out of Zimbabwe are expected to reach 13 by November this year as more regional and international carriers scramble for Zimbabwe's… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Air Traffic Controllers Operate Under Adverse Conditions

    Financial Gazette, 25 October 2012

    Air traffic controllers in the country continue to operate under adverse conditions ranging from outdated equipment and poor remuneration, Air Traffic Controllers Association of… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   DPM Ashamed of Airzim Crisis

    Financial Gazette, 25 October 2012

    DEPUTY Prime Minister Professor Arthur Mutambara has admitted the inclusive government had failed to breathe new life into the State owned national airline, Air Zimbabwe, saying it… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Air Zim Moves to Avoid International Ban

    SW Radio, 24 October 2012

    Zimbabwe's troubled national airline is reportedly set to resume regional and international flights, in a bid to avoid a ban by the global air transport group. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Harare Airport Operating at 20 Percent Capacity

    The Herald, 19 October 2012

    THE Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe has said the Harare International Airport is operating at 20 percent capacity. CAAZ chief executive Mr David Chawota said they had,… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Time Running Out for Airzim

    The Herald, 11 October 2012

    Zimbabwe, which had long been shunned by foreign airlines due to perceived chaos and restlessness in the economy, has begun to attract quite a few airlines in the mould of the… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   IATA Suspends Air Zimbabwe

    The Herald, 27 September 2012

    Air Zimbabwe has been suspended from the International Air Transport Association for failing to comply with global safety standards, a Cabinet Minister has said. Transport,… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Debt Puts Off Potential Airzim Investors - Goche

    The Herald, 26 September 2012

    Strategic partners are shunning Air Zimbabwe because of the national airline's bad image and a terrible balance sheet, a Cabinet minister has said. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Pilot Sues Airzim for U.S.$76 000

    The Herald, 20 September 2012

    A pilot with Air Zimbabwe has taken the airline to the High Court claiming US$76 000 in outstanding salaries. Captain Sameer Khan worked for Airzim from 2006 to date. When the… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   New Measures to Revive Airzim On Cards

    The Herald, 3 September 2012

    CABINET is expected to come up with a raft of measures tomorrow to enable Air Zimbabwe resume international flights early next month. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   National Airline Pilots Face Bleak Future

    Zimbabwe Independent, 4 August 2012

    PILOTS and flight attendants of beleaguered national carrier Air Zimbabwe face a bleak future as they have gone for months without pay and cannot seek alternative employment… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Airzim Failed to Take Advantage - Kaseke

    The Herald, 30 July 2012

    ZIMBABWE Tourism Authority boss Mr Karikoga Kaseke has criticised Air Zimbabwe for failing to take advantage of the monopoly it enjoyed in the aviation sector. Speaking at the… Read more »


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