Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe has granted Fastjet airline Air Operator Certificate.
It will operate both on domestic and international flight routes within and from Zimbabwe. Fastjet Zimbabwe received its Air Service License by March 2015 and was granted AOC this week.
This process involves safety management system, operation manuals, structure and technical capability. Zimbabwean government is looking forward to make Fastjet Zimbabwe as a Zimbabwean carrier on International flight routes to South and East African countries.
Fastjet plans to expand rapidly and fill the vacuum of Air Zimbabwe, which is now operating on only few routes.
Tickets will be on Sales from next week. Initially Fastjet will be traveling from Harare to Victoria Falls for three days a week. Fare for economy class starts at $20 one way without taxes.
Fastjet want to expand as a major African carrier and becoming African low cost carrier. Understanding the Zimbabwean passenger travel requirement Fastjet can expand its service in coming years.
The success of lost cost Fastjet flights, with make passenger travel economical and easy. Cheap flights to Zimbabwe will help travelers from and to Zimbabwe more effectively.
Fastjet is already operating in Tanzania, operating with cheap fares and has become airline of choice.