Low cost carrier, Fastjet says it will increase the number of flights on its Harare-Johannesburg route to three per day from July 1 in response to high demand.
Fastjet, which has been operating a single flight per day on the route, will also introduce an additional flight on the Harare-Victoria Falls “in response to strong passenger demand,” marketing manager, Faith Chaitezvi said.
“On its route between Harare and Johannesburg, fastjet Zimbabwe will now offer up to three daily return flights,” said Chaitezvi in a statement. “This represents an addition of 12 flights per week on this strategic route between the two cities, providing passengers added flexibility to manage their diaries – a particularly important consideration for business travellers who travel this route frequently.
Due to seasonal demand, fastjet Zimbabwe has also added a fifth weekly flight on Mondays between 17 July and 11 September on its route between Harare and Victoria Falls.”
The Harare-Johannesburg route is a cash cow, with South African Airways also having multiple daily flights. Other airlines that ply the route include British Airways through its Comair unit, Air Zimbabwe and the new privately owned Rainbow Airlines, which plies the route three times a week.