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Vintage 'port

As Ndola, on Zambia's Copperbelt, waits for a new $500 million ultra-modern airport, the management team at its current airport, Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International (NLA), are hoping to offer 21st century aviation services using vintage infrastructure. Humphrey Nkonde reports. NLA, like Zambia’s other three international airports, is controlled by the state-managed Zambia Airports C...

Proflight to phase out Jetstream 32s by end of next year

Proflight Air Services (P0, Lusaka ) commercial director Keira Irwin has told Flightglobal on the sidelines of the World Routes conference in Durban King Shaka that the Zambian carrier is planning to retire its fleet of four Jetstream 32  turboprops by the end of 2016. Proflight currently dry-leases a single CRJ-100 from South Africa's CemAir (5Z, Johannesburg...