Proflight Zambia, the leading airline in Zambia, is set to embark on a transformative journey of growth with the expansion of its fleet, including the addition of new passenger and cargo aircraft. This strategic move is expected to more than double the airline’s seat capacity and represents a significant milestone in Proflight Zambia’s commitment to enhancing connectivity, capacity, and service quality.
Captain Josias Walubita, Director of Flight Operations at Proflight Zambia, expressed excitement about the expansion, stating, “We are thrilled to announce the expansion of our fleet, as it represents our dedication to serving our passengers with increased convenience, comfort, and choice.”
The most recent addition to Proflight Zambia’s fleet is an operational J41 aircraft, now serving the airline’s domestic routes. Captain Walubita commented, “The J41 is a valuable addition to our fleet, enhancing our domestic operations and providing our passengers with more travel options.”
Proflight Zambia has even more exciting developments on the horizon, with Captain Walubita revealing, “We are eagerly anticipating the arrival of our fourth passenger CRJ aircraft in September. This addition will further bolster our fleet, enabling us to offer increased frequency and convenience on both domestic and South African routes.”
In a move that demonstrates Proflight Zambia’s versatility and commitment to meeting diverse transportation needs, the airline is set to introduce its first CRJ Parcel Freighter aircraft in September. This cargo aircraft will be utilized for cargo charters and scheduled cargo flights.
Captain Walubita emphasized, “The introduction of our first-ever freighter marks a significant milestone for us, underscoring our commitment to expanding our services beyond traditional passenger travel.”
This extensive fleet expansion translates into not only increased capacity but also improved connectivity for Proflight Zambia’s customers. Captain Walubita explained, “Our commitment to enhancing travel options is evident in our expanded fleet. With these new additions, we have significantly increased our total seating capacity to 460, a substantial leap from 205 in 2022 and 137 in 2019, before the impact of the COVID pandemic.”
Despite this remarkable growth, Proflight Zambia remains unwavering in its commitment to offering safe, reliable, and comfortable travel experiences. The fleet expansion demonstrates Proflight Zambia’s dedication to meeting the evolving needs of both passengers and cargo clients while contributing to the growth and development of Zambia’s aviation sector.
“As Proflight Zambia’s fleet reaches new heights, the airline remains steadfast in its commitment to providing exceptional air travel services, connecting people and places,” Captain Walubita concluded, marking a promising future for Proflight Zambia and the nation’s aviation landscape.