African carrier Comair has confirmed it is in talks about the privatisation of
but insists no deal has yet been done.
local reports suggesting its involvement, the carrier has issued a short statement
confirming it is in talks with Malawi's
privatisation commission about potential involvement in Air Malawi.
did not disclose further details and Comair joint CEO Erik Venter stresses: “No
agreement has been reached between the parties concerned and discussions are
still under way.”
is a British Airways franchise partner and also operates South African budget
was established in 1967 and last year generated MK3 billion ($22 million) in
revenues. According to ATI sister
product ACAS, Air Malawi
operates an ATR 42-300, a Boeing 737-500 and -300, a Cessna Caravan and a Let L410.
serves London and Dubai
through a codeshare with Air Zimbabwe.
The remainder of its network comprises Johannesburg,
Dar-es-Salaam and Nairobi,
as well as a domestic link between Blantyre and