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Thursday, December 01, 2005

Another SA Airline to Service Zambia

A low-budget South African airline, Airways will soon start flights into Lusaka International airport. is a popular South African domestic airline that allows passengers to book directly online at web site. Currently is in discussion with the ministry of Transport and Communication in Zambia.

The bright green aircrafts have already started the Johannesburg-Harare and the Windhoek routes. The strategy of airline is a low cut-price flying that offer neither meals nor free liquor on the two-hour flight to Cape Town. So the airline is able to charge 60 per cent cheaper than their competition. And the number of passengers is on the increase. Once starts the Lusaka-Johannesburg route South African Airways (SAA) will have a good run for their money.

Gidon Novick (34) from Senderwood, Johannesburg is executive director. Novick who holds a MBA from Kellogg University in the United States (US) has started a price war. SAA chief executive officer (CEO) Khaya Nqgula said his airline was considering launching a low-cost carrier to compete with The shareholders Transnet and the South African government probably have no choice but to give consent.

And who is to benefit from this price war. But you the safari traveler anxious to sample the unique southern African safaris and Zambia safari in particular.


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