Govt talks tough on Air Zimbabwe

GOVERNMENT says the time for parastatals such as Air Zimbabwe to be perennially carrying begging bowls seeking funds from Treasury when they have idle assets, is over.Deputy Minister of Transport and ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 September 2018


AirZim employee wins $88 878 terminal benefits wrangle

Air Zimbabwe's bid to avoid shelling out $88 878 in terminal benefits to a retrenched employee, has hit a brickwall after the High Court dismissed the national airline's application for rescission of ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 June 2018


SAA seeks diplomacy to recover millions from Zim

SOUTH African Airways (SAA) says it will be switching to diplomacy to recover millions of dollars that have been not been repatriated from Zimbabwe.Zimbabwe and Angola are said to owe SAA a combined $...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 June 2018


Zimbabweans prefer foreign airlines

Zimbabwe's forex coffers are getting extra pressure from the dominance of foreign airlines in the country's airspace as locals do not prefer the national airline when travelling.An aviation expert, Mr...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 May 2018


AirZim saga: Tale of half-truths, lies and deception

As someone -unknown - once said "if words don't add up, it's usually because the truth wasn't included in the equation".The same can be said of the story of Zimbabwe Airways (ZimAirways), which involv...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 May 2018


Air Zim engineers moonlighting for ZimAirways

TENSIONs between senior Air Zimbabwe officials, the Transport ministry and Zimbabwe Airways (ZimAirways) are mounting after minister Jorum Gumbo recently blocked the convening of a disciplinary hearin...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 May 2018


Tensions mount over Air Zimbabwe saga

Tensions between senior Air Zimbabwe officials, the Transport ministry and ZimAirways are mounting after minister Jorum Gumbo recently blocked the convening of a disciplinary hearing against three eng...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 May 2018


Rot at AirZim stumbling block to economic take-off

THAT the regrettable happenings at the national flag carrier Air Zimbabwe could derail the country's economic take-off is an open secret.The question, however, is why the authorities are failing to de...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 April 2018


Ex-AirZim CEO sues for $42 000 terminal benefits

FORMER Air Zimbabwe chief executive officer Ripton Muzenda has taken the national carrier to court demanding over $42 801 in terminal benefits, four months after termination of his contract on allegat...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 February 2018


Govt scraps duty for NRZ, Air Zimbabwe

The government has exempted two struggling parastatals, the Air Zimbabwe and the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) from paying duty on spare parts.This comes as the government is seeking to revive t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 February 2018


AirZim wet lease deal in limbo

AIR Zimbabwe's proposal to wet lease Malaysia Airlines planes is in limbo despite senior government officials and the national carrier's senior executives frequent sojourns into the Far East country t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 September 2017


Sacked AirZim workers reject retrenchment deal

Sacked Air Zimbabwe (AirZim) workers have rejected the parastatal's retrenchment package, saying it had been imposed on them in violation of the Labour Act.The Daily News on Sunday can exclusively re...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 August 2017


Air Zimbabwe, SAA tiff resolved

Zimbabwe yesterday cleared all South African Airways (SAA) and British Airways (BA) flights that sought to land in the country following fruitful engagement among the concerned aviation authorities, T...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 August 2017


Govt to bend indigenisation policy on Airzim, says Mpofu

Zimbabwe is willing to compromise on indigenisation stipulations to help the national airline to secure a new investor.Transport minister Obert Mpofu said government was pursuing various efforts to en...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 June 2015


Air Zimbabwe to float a $50m aero bond

Air Zimbabwe intends to raise $50 million through the issue of a local aero bond in order to fund its working capital and to pay of its crippling debt.Initially, Air Zimbabwe was scheduled to resume t...

By Business reporter | Published: 09 December 2013


Air Zimbabwe's star continues to shine

THE once-troubled national airliner, Air Zimbabwe (AirZim)'s star continues to shine after it was given a thumbs-up for promoting the growth of tourism in the country's tourist destinations, especiall...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 December 2013


AirZim working towards sole e-ticketing system

Air Zimbabwe is working towards the exclusive use of the electronic ticketing system as one of the measures to boost the company's revenue and profitability, a company official has said. Currently, th...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 November 2013


AirZim, France KLM sign deal

AIR France KLM Group says it has signed an agreement with Air Zimbabwe to ensure the national airline's recently acquired two aircraft receive necessary support.The Government recently leased two 150-...

By Business Reporter | Published: 05 August 2013


AirZim to resume flights to London

Air Zimbabwe is set to resume flights to London in November this year, nearly two years after the national carrier stopped flights owing to viability problems. The airline stopped flights to London in...

By Business reporter | Published: 05 August 2013


New AirZim Airbus grounded in SA

Air Zimbabwe's new Airbus A320 aircraft, which made its maiden flight to Johannesburg on Monday has been temporarily grounded in South Africa after a bird struck and cracked its windscreen.Senior Ai...

By Staff Reporter | Published: 10 June 2013


Air Zimbabwe unveils its Airbus A320

Air Zimbabwe has introduced a leased Airbus A320 to its fleet to  service the Harare - Johannesburg route.The plane has been in South Africa for mandatory safety tests and is one of the two Airb...

By New Ziana. | Published: 10 June 2013


Air Zim gets a new Airbus A320

Air Zimbabwe has taken delivery of an Airbus A320 which is expected to ply the Johannesburg route.The plane, which was going under routine maintenance and safety checks Thursday at the Harare Interna...

By Staff Reporter | Published: 10 June 2013


AirZim shortlists 5 for CEO

Air Zimbabwe has short-listed 5 candidates to take over as CEO. Innocent Mavhunga who has led AirZim as acting CEO since 2011 was among the 5 candidates interviewed for the hot seat this week. Also s...

By Business reporter | Published: 10 June 2013


Travel House UK - providing bookings for Air Zimbabwe

Air Zimbabwe has aligned itself to another milestone by covering all domestic routes on daily frequency, serving Johannesburg along with Bulawayo and Victoria Falls with daily flights from Harare. T...

By TravelHouseUK | Published: 10 June 2013


Air Zimbabwe cashs in on ZITF

Cash-strapped Air Zimbabwe is cashing in on the on-going Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) with all its flights into the second city fully booked until the end of the business jamboree on Sun...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 June 2013

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