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Malawian Airlines Receives Another Aircraft

Malawian Airlines Receives Another Aircraft

Posted on 17 Feb 2014 at 1:19pm

Malawian Airlines Limited will, on Sunday, February 16, receive its second and biggest aircraft from Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737-800.

According to the Malawian Airlines public relations officer, Maganizo Mazeze, the Ethiopian Airlines, with 49 per cent stakes in the local airline company while Malawi Government has a 51 per cent share, will deliver the plane at a function to be held at the Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe.

“The delivery of the plane, a new generation Boeing 737-800, with two configurations, has a 154 seat capacity. It will launch its first commercial flight to Johannesburg on Monday, 17 February, 2014.

“The airline’s…

Kenya Airways to start a new dedicated route between Lilongwe and Lusaka

Kenya Airways to start a new dedicated route between Lilongwe and Lusaka

Posted on 27 Apr 2013 at 10:44am

Kenya Airways (KQ) has received approval from the government of Malawi that will see the airline operate between the capital Lilongwe and Lusaka in Zambia from June 3.

This is after it was given the Fifth Freedom Traffic Rights which allows an airline to carry revenue traffic between foreign countries as a part of services connecting the airline’s own country.

That means KQ will now have the unique role to pick up passengers in Lilongwe and drop them in Lusaka and vice versa.

Currently, Malawi has…

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