Airtel Networks Zambia Plc, the leading telecommunications service provider in Zambia, and the country’s leading airline, Proflight Zambia, have signed a partnership agreement that will enable customers to purchase air tickets countrywide.
Airtel customers in Zambia can make a booking on a mobile device (phone or tablet) and to pay for their Proflight Zambia air tickets using their “Airtel Money” accounts.
This partnership is a reflection of the synergies that exist between airlines and telecommunication companies across Africa, in providing an exciting and convenient consumer experience.
Proflight Zambia began flights from Lusaka to Mongu on November 27, 2013.
The service to Western Province provincial capital operates twice weekly on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
P00500 leaves Lusaka at 07:45 and arrives in Mongu at 10:05 on Wednesdays. The return flight P00505 leaves Mongu at 10:25 the same day, arriving in Lusaka at 12:45.
On Thursdays P00504 leaves Lusaka at 12:45 and arrives in Mongu at 14:55. The return flight leaves Mongu at 15:15, arriving back in Lusaka at 17:35.
Zambia-based regional carrier Proflight Zambia has successfully launched its second international route from Lusaka to Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania.
Flights to Tanzania depart from Lusaka’s Kenneth Kaunda International Airport on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, returning the same days. Return fares start from K3,502 including taxes.
The three-times-a-week service firmly establishes the airline as a regional airline, with its hub in Lusaka. The Dar-es-Salaam route follows the launch of flights from Lusaka to Lilongwe in Malawi in June.