Published: 17 May
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Proflight Zambia has launched a promotional 20 percent discount fare for travellers heading to Durban from June 25 to July 11 for the ‘Vodacom Durban July’ - Africa’s greatest horse racing event.

Zambia’s scheduled airline Proflight has spread its wings to bring the magic closer to travellers in Zambia and the southern region through the discounted flights to travellers heading to Africa’s coastal gem Durban during the key event on the social calendar, which also highlights the latest  fashion trends.

With this year’s theme being ‘the colour of magic’, the event attract racing enthusiasts, socialites and fashionistas to travel to the city from around the world.

Proflight Zambia’s director of government and industry affairs Captain Philip Lemba said: “This year’s Durban July is bigger than ever. Proflight has launched a promotion by providing discounted flights for travellers wanting to fly to the Durban July event and experience the magic for themselves. We urge travellers heading out to the Vodacom Durban July event to travel in true Zambian style onboard Proflight through the Lusaka to Durban route.”

Hence on Saturday, July 1 the adrenaline will be flowing among the massive crowd expected at Greyville Racecourse in Durban for the running of the R4.25 million, Grade 1, Vodacom Durban July, the greatest racing, fashion and entertainment extravaganza on the African continent.

The airline on its quest to promote Durban as a destination, has continued with its campaign to provide flight incentives for travellers on the route, with generous baggage allowances and promotions such as the current Beat the Odds 20 percent discount special to the Durban July event.

Proflight has direct scheduled flights to Durban through its Lusaka – Durban route with Flights to and from Durban on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

About Proflight Zambia

Proflight Zambia was established in 1991 and is Zambia’s leading scheduled airline. From its base in Lusaka its domestic routes include Livingstone, Mfuwe, Lower Zambezi, Ndola, Solwezi, Kasama, Ndola-Solwezi and Ndola-Kasama, Lusaka-Kalabo and regional routes to Lilongwe in Malawi, and Durban in South Africa, with Mfuwe-Lower Zambezi between June 15 and October 31, 2017.

The airline prides itself in providing a safe, reliable, efficient and friendly service, and offering good value to business and leisure travellers locally and internationally.

The airline operates a 50-seater Bombardier CRJ-100 jet, three 29-seater Jetstream 41 aircraft, one 18-seater Jetstream 32 and two C208 Caravans.

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