ARTICLES RELATING TO AIR ZIMBABWE

Zimbabwe deputy minister 'shaken' as plane hits bird, causing engine fire

2019-04-29 09:42

Zimbabwe's deputy minister of Land, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement was aboard an Air Zimbabwe aeroplane that suffered a mid-air mishap.

WANTED: An investor for Zim airline

2018-11-12 13:58

The Zimbabwean government has floated a tender seeking investors for its struggling airline, Air Zimbabwe.

Mugabe's son-in-law: 'I worked in hotels, cleaning toilets in US'

2018-04-26 06:00

Ex-president Robert Mugabe's son in law, Simba Chikore, has reportedly described himself as a "simple young Zimbabwean man", who struggled to finance his own education while studying in the US.

Broke Air Zimbabwe on brink of collapse - report

2018-03-28 08:30

Zimbabwe’s state owned airline is reportedly financially struggling and is barely managing to ferry its passengers to various destination in and outside of the southern African country.

Top Africa stories: Emmerson Mnangagwa, Kenya, Mali

2017-11-08 08:32

The sacking of VP Emmerson Mnangagwa from his post is 'a confirmation of a serious crisis in Zanu-PF", the opposition says, and two petitions have been filed in Kenya's Supreme Court challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election.

Transport minister resolves SAA/Air Zimbabwe deadlock

2017-08-20 17:13

A deadlock between Air Zimbabwe and South African Airways has been resolved following a meeting with all aviation entities, Minister of Transport Joe Maswanganyi announces.

Ministry of Transport, aviation entities to meet over Air Zimbabwe flight

2017-08-19 17:01

Minister of Transport Joe Maswanganyi will be meeting all aviation entities from the department to discuss the grounding of the Air Zimbabwe aircraft, allegedly due to non-compliance.

Top Africa stories: Mawarire, Zambia, Nigeria

2017-06-28 08:07

#ThisFlag protest leader Evan Mawarire, as evicted Zimbabwean university students shelter in a local church, and Zambian opposition leader Hichilema says he is in "good spirits", despite being kept in custody at a high security prison.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Bashir, Mali

2017-05-20 10:00

A video showing president Mugabe struggling to climb a small staircase a has gone viral, and Omar al-Bashir will not join an Islamic summit in Saudi Arabia with Donald Trump.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Bashir , DRC

2017-05-18 08:28

President Robert Mugabe's party has reportedly shipped in brand new cars worth millions of dollars for election campaign, and Zimbabwe’s national airline has been barred from flying to Europe.

 

Air Zimbabwe engine catches 'brief' fire during flight from OR Tambo, lands safely

2019-04-28 23:05

An Air Zimbabwe plane experienced "a malfunction" in one of its engines causing a brief fire on Sunday evening from OR Tambo International Airport to Harare.

Zim govt merges 'Mugabe airline' with struggling Air Zimbabwe – report

2018-09-26 12:12

Zimbabwe's transport minister, Joel Biggie Matiza, has reportedly confirmed that an airline company which was reportedly established by former president Robert Mugabe's son-in-law has been merged with the country’s struggling airline, Air Zimbabwe.

'Mugabes don't have anything to do with Zimbabwe Airways deal,' says son-in-law

2018-04-23 12:14

Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law Simba Chikore, whose name has been at the centre of a raging debate over a Zimbabwe Airways deal, has reportedly said that he is "only doing a service to his country and is not on a self-enrichment exercise".

Zim govt 'to acquire 15 planes from Malaysia to resuscitate ailing Air Zimbabwe' – report

2017-12-12 08:33

The Zimbabwe government is reportedly set to acquire at least 15 planes as part of efforts to resuscitate the country's struggling national airline, Air Zimbabwe.

Cash strapped Air Zimbabwe 'running noisy aircraft', minister admits

2017-11-07 11:30

Zimbabwe's Transport and Infrastructure Minister Joram Gumbo has reportedly admitted that the country’s struggling national airliner, Air Zimbabwe is running "noisy aircraft' and that the company is "ailing".

Planes grounded in SAA-Air Zim standoff

2017-08-20 06:02

SAA had to activate its emergency control centre yesterday morning in an attempt to resolve the deadlock between itself and Air Zimbabwe.

'Retraining' for Mugabe's son-in-law beckons as Air Zim board gets tough on staff

2017-07-13 06:10

President Robert Mugabe's son-in-law could be sent for retraining on how "to work for a parastatal", as struggling Air Zimbabwe embarks on a drive to restore viability, reports say.

WATCH: 'Whose plane is it?' New look 'Zimbabwe Airways' Boeing gets people talking

2017-06-27 08:26

It has a handsome black tail fin, with a gold Zimbabwe bird at its centre, and red, yellow and green stripes on its stern. But it’s the new name, alongside the country’s national flower that has got people puzzled: Zimbabwe Airways. Not Air Zimbabwe?

'It's a non-issue': Minister pooh-poohs Air Zimbabwe Europe ban

2017-05-19 06:05

Zimbabwe's transport minister has pooh-poohed news that the national carrier has been banned from Europe, arguing that only two planes are affected, a report says.

Air Zimbabwe banned from Europe... so is it safe for Mugabe to use?

2017-05-17 13:02

Bad news for Zimbabwe's national airline which is headed by President Robert Mugabe's son-in-law: It has just been barred from flying to Europe over safety concerns.

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