WeCreativez WhatsApp Support
Get your News, Song & Event on BOBOJAYTV
You can also send breaking news to us on WhatsApp
BusinessForeign

Air Zimbabwe resumes South Africa flight after settling debt

South Africa has reinstated permission for Zimbabwe’s national airline to fly into Johannesburg after the company was banned from using SA airports over unpaid fees.

State-owned Air Zimbabwe’s only serviceable plane was stopped from leaving Johannesburg last week after failing to pay for airport services.

The dispute was resolved on Friday when the airline settled its debt, said South Africa’s airport management company on Monday.

“Air Zimbabwe was… able to re-commence operations from (Johannesburg’s) O. R. Tambo International Airport from Friday 25 October,” a spokesperson for Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) told AFP, adding that the company acknowledged “a receipt of a payment towards the amounts outstanding”.

ACSA declined to disclose details on the amount of money involved.

Air Zimbabwe is required to pay ACSA cash once a week to cover landing fees, parking and passenger service charges for a weekly flight into Johannesburg – its only international destination.

The airline is one of many businesses suffering from the economic downturn and hyperinflation left over from years of mismanagement under Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe.

Basics such as food, fuel and medicines are hard to come by, and Air Zimbabwe has laid off hundreds of staff over the past two years.

Follow BobojayTV on Twitter | Instagram

PLACE YOUR ADVERT HERE

Disclaimer: Admin or contributors doesn't own some of the contents reported on this website and comments and advertise served on this website does not belong to BOBOJAY TV.

Tags
Read More

Leave a Reply

Back to top button
Close

Turn-off Adblock Detected

Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker