KwaZulu-Natal is one of South Africa’s most diverse provinces. Despite being the third smallest province, it is the country’s second most populated area after Gauteng Province.
The area has been opened up to travellers from Zambia since 2016 with Proflight Zambia’s three-times-a-week service direct from Lusaka to King Shaka International Airport in Durban.
Travel agents from Zambia recently travelled to the city to... Read More
Proflight Zambia has launched its second route into South Africa with the start this week of a three-times weekly service direct from Ndola to Johannesburg.
The new service by the Zambian airline directly connects the Copperbelt mining and industry hub of Ndola with South Africa’s city of gold and main business centre, Johannesburg, with flights on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
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As Proflight Zambia prepares to launch its latest route – connecting Ndola and Johannesburg – one of the its longest serving pilots has been reflecting on the airline’s strong connections with the Copperbelt.
The airline took delivery of its first 18-seat Jetstream 32 turbo prop aircraft in June 2005 and started scheduled flights to the Copperbelt a month later.
Captain Preller Kopolo was... Read More
South Africa’s Blue Bulls rugby giants will be among the first passengers on Proflight’s new Johannesburg-Ndola routes set to kick-off next month (September).
The sporting legends will be on board as they travel to Zambia to take part in this year’s Zambia Sevens International Rugby Tournament from September 6-7, just a few days after Proflight starts its new route on September 2.
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As she welcomes passengers, explains the safety features of the aircraft and makes sure they are comfortable, Chisomo Mwenda Zulu nurtures a secret dream.
Much as she loves her job as cabin crew for Proflight Zambia, one day she sees herself at the front of the aircraft - as a pilot.
“I have a dream of getting to the front, to become a... Read More
Six Proflight Zambia staff have successfully completed training on the airline’s new Dash 8 aircraft as part of the company’s commitment to building local expertise in the sector.
Cabin crew Lisa Mwanakatwe, Kenneth Zozi, Mwaka Favard and Happy Simasiku, Chisomo Mwenda and Chisambo Makano, are now up to speed on requirements for Proflight’s new Dash-8 Q300 aircraft.
The six join a group of... Read More
Proflight Zambia has announced plans for a new scheduled service between Ndola and Johannesburg in a move that will boost trade and investment between the two cities.
The new route, which is expected to begin on September 2, 2019, will link the Copperbelt mining and industry hub with South Africa’s main business centre with three-times-a-week service on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Return... Read More
June 23 marks the fifth commemoration of International Women in Engineering Day. The day is aimed at celebrating women thriving in what was traditionally a predominantly male-driven field.
International Women in Engineering Day holds particular significance for Proflight Zambia as it has several female engineers in its maintenance team.
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