TRAVELLERS can now enjoy day trips between Chobe in Botswana and Victoria Falls after Mack Air successfully landed in Victoria Falls on Saturday, marking the start of scheduled flights between the two destinations.
Mack Air becomes the first airline to offer international scheduled flights between Victoria Falls and Kasane and is expected to provide seamless and scenic experience to tourists around the Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA) region.
It will fly past the meeting point of four countries — Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana and Namibia — on the Zambezi River and surrounding game parks on the KAZA region.
It is the third airline landing at Victoria Falls International Airport after Fastjet and Ethiopian Airways.
Before lockdown, Air Zimbabwe, British/ComAir, Air Namibia, Kenyan Airlines, South African Airways and Air Link flew into the city.
Mack Air’s Cessna Grand Caravan EX aircraft landed at 11:20am with three passengers: a South African resident and two from America who were visiting Victoria Falls for two days before they connect to Johannesburg, and departed with an equal number, together with crew and officials from the airline at noon for the 20 minute-scenic flight…