News Listings for Harare International

  • 1time Zimbabwe set to launch operations in October

    News | 03 Sep 2013 14:37 | Oliver Clark

    A planned Zimbabwe-based regional start-up hopes to launch operations next month under the 1time name and is working on a deal to relaunch the brand in South Africa by buying the holding company of the former low-cost carrier.
  • KLM adds flights to Zimbabwean capital Harare

    News | 24 Jul 2012 12:21

    <p>KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will launch thrice weekly flights to the Zimbabwean capital Harare on 29 October 2012. </p><p>The airline will operate Airbus A330s...
  • China delivers first two MA60s to Zimbabwe

    News | 05 May 2005 04:04 | Leithen Francis

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Air Zimbabwe has taken delivery of two Xian Aircraft MA60 turboprops from China as the manufacturer reports potential deals with two other African nations and the South Pacific nation of Fiji.<u1:p></u1:p><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>A ceremony was held at Harare International Airport in Zimbabwe yesterday to celebrate the arrival of the first two MA60s in the country, says China’s state-run news agency <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Xinhua.</i><u1:p></u1:p><span style='mso-bidi-font-style:italic'> They represent the first foreign sales of the </span>56-60-seat aircraft, which is an updated version of the Y-7, which itself is a development of the Anto
  • SAirGroup, ABB to form airport facility venture

    News | 15 Jun 2000 14:36 | David Morrow

    <BODY LINK="#0000ff" VLINK="#800080"> <P>German engineering firm ABB Airport Technologies and SAirGroup facility management subsidiary Avireal are to create a Swiss-based 50:50 joint venture.</P> <P>Known as Airrange, the company will provide consulting, planning, construction and management services for airport-specific facilities.</P> <P>Mannheim-based ABB Airport Technologies is a systems integrator and turnkey airport project management firm, supplying systems for areas such as airfield lighting, information distribution and baggage- or cargo-handling. The company is engaged in projects such as the modernization of Harare International Airport.</P> <P>Part of SAirServices, Avireal - located at Zurich Airport - conducts real-estate planning, as well as construction and management for hospitality projects. Its US division is responsible for the Swissotel hotels in cities such as Boston, New York and Chicago.</P> <P>A spokesman for SAirGroup says there is "good synergy" between
  • Loss: Egyptair B767-336. Registered Marks: SU-GAO. Date of Loss: 22nd February 2000

    News | 01 Mar 2000 16:38

    <BODY LINK="#0000ff" VLINK="#800080"> <P>The hull reserve arising from the incident involving an Egyptair B767-336ER. Registered Marks: SU-GAO with an agreed value of US$53 Million where the aircraft veered of the runway on landing at Harare International Airport, Zimbabwe in heavy rain has been set at US$30 Million. According to reports there were 94 passengers on board, some of whom suffered injuries.</P></BODY>
  • Harare-crash 767 recorders sent for analysis

    News | 28 Feb 2000 18:00 | Graham Dunn

    <BODY LINK="#0000ff" VLINK="#800080"> <P>Investigators examining the EgyptAir Boeing 767-300ER damaged during a heavy landing at Harare on February 22 are preparing to send the aircraft's two flight recorders to the US for analysis.</P> <P>According to Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe chief executive Godfrey Manhambara, the aircraft is "significantly damaged", having lost one of its two Pratt &amp; Whitney PW4000 engines during the incident. He says: "The engine itself is a complete wreck."</P> <P>He adds that the 11-year-old aircraft - EgyptAir's only remaining 767-300ER, registered SU-GAO - is presently being held "in a secure and secluded area while investigations are underway". The investigation is "in full swing" with representatives from Boeing, Pratt &amp; Whitney and the Egyptian CAA assisting the CAA of Zimbabwe inspectors.</P> <P>While the precise cause of the accident is not known, EgyptAir says that flight MS880 was conducting its approach in "bad weather conditio