Air Botswana to fly to Zambia

Air Botswana is set to introduce Lusaka, Zambia as its third destination in August as the airline moves to make its mark in the region’s airspace. Though officials at the country’s airline were not forthcoming with information save to confirm the latest developments, according to its in-flight magazine the deal has been sealed and if all goes accordingly come August, Air Botswana will be landing at the Lusaka international airport.According to the magazine, the negotiating team from Air Botswana comprised the Passenger Services Manager, Isaiah Mapane, Acting Commercial Manager Hellen Chilisa and Business Development Manager Kagiso Matsaba.
An agent has also reportedly been appointed to take care of Air Botswana’s business in the Zambian capital.The flights will run four days a week with two of them being direct while others will have a stop over in Kasane.
Kasane is a strategic location along the main tourist routes (meeting point of four countries – Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Namibia) and has led to rapid expansion in recent years. Six kilometres east of Kasane is Kazungula, which serves as the border post between Botswana and Zimbabwe and the landing for the Kazungula Ferry between Botswana and Zambia.
Some of Air Botswana regional destinations are Johannesburg, South Africa and Harare, Zimbabwe.Internally the airline goes to Francistown, Kasane and Maun.

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