Fastjet Zimbabwe extends the current flight suspension to June 2020


Low cost airline, Fastjet Zimbabwe has announced that all flights on its schedule flight network shall be suspended up to and including Tuesday, 30 June 2020.

This follows the latest update from the Zimbabwean government regarding the continued COVID-19 related travel restrictions.

According to the latest travel update dated May 18, 2020, the airline is  committed to resuming operations earlier than the revised date should there be any easing of the current restrictions on the movement of people.

“Given the unprecedented nature of the external factors currently challenging global airlines and the travel industry, our management team will continue to assess the situation daily,” said Fastjet.  

The carrier added that the flexible booking change policy was still applicable.

 “The “no fee and no fare difference” unlimited booking change policy is currently available until 30 September 2020.”

The airline was supposed to resume operations on May 20, 2020.

The initial proposed day for resumption of operations had been April 20, 2020 but it was moved to May 2, 2020 following the extension of the lockdown in South Africa then to May 6, 2020.

Fastjet temporarily suspended it operations from March  27, 2020 .

The suspension followed measures introduced in Zimbabwe and South Africa to control the spread of COVID-19.

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