Fly City Air the Zimbabwean startup is set to introduce its maiden scheduled flight on September 9, 2021 between Harare International and Mutare.
This aims at encouraging tourism to the scenic eastern highlands of Zimbabwe.
Operational flights will be thrice weekly aboard Reims-Cessna (twin turboprop) F406 Caravan II to be chartered from state-owned Falcon Air (Zimbabwe) (Harare Charles Prince) according to the company spokesperson.
However, Monica Chogumaira the company’s director said the matter is yet to be finalized. Ch-aviation quotes her as saying, “We are still talking and they are coming to our offices on Monday to discuss the details”.
The operational flights are will be scheduled Sundays, Wednesdays & Fridays from Harare and returning to Mutare the next day.
The one-way costs USD100 and it is a 40 minutes flight.
Flights to Harare would be timed to connect with onward services on other carriers domestically to Bulawayo and Victoria Falls; and internationally to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo, Cape Town, Dar es Salaam, and Dubai Int’l, Monica said. On its official social media page, Fly City Air is also touting possible Harare-Kwekwe flights according to the company spokesperson as reported by Ch-aviation.
Fly City Air is a Zimbabwean startup with its base at Harare Robert Gabriel Mugabe International, Zimbabwe.