Lusaka-based regional airline Proflight Zambia flew the equivalent distance of travelling around the world every week last year.
The airline flew a total of 2,275,204 kilometres during 2013, enough to fly the 40,075 kilometres circumference of the globe 56 times, or more than once round the earth every week.
“For the first time in Proflight Zambia’s 23 year history we broke through the 2 million kilometre mark last year, demonstrating that our strategy of slow, steady growth is starting to pay off,” said Proflight Director of Government and Industry Affairs Capt. Philip Lemba.
Emirates, a global connector of people and places, and Proflight Zambia, has signed an interline agreement that will make it easier for international passengers to reach domestic destinations throughout Zambia.
Popular Zambian attractions such as the Victoria Falls – one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World – can now be accessed with a single ticket purchase and smooth connections from any of Emirates destinations worldwide.
Safari-goers will be able to book straight through to Mfuwe for the world renowned wildlife haven of South Luangwa National Park.
Exotic beach holidays are now a reality for holiday-makers from Zambia thanks to the latest initiative from up-market Lusaka-based regional airline Proflight Zambia.
The local carrier, which is rapidly making a mark on the regional aviation scene, has introduced a new through-service from Lusaka to the spice island of Zanzibar in Tanzania, enabling families to travel seamlessly from the capital to the beach.The new destination is an extension of Proflight’s service from Lusaka to Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania, which was launched in October last year