Press Release - Announcing flight schedule changes: Introducing direct flights between Blantyre & Jo’burg
Malawi Airlines Limited would like to inform our valued customers, stakeholders and the general traveling public that following the notice of closure, by the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA), of the main runway at Chileka International Airport from 24th April to 23rd July, 2019 for maintenance and rehabilitation, we have made changes to our schedules effective 24thApril, 2019.
According to the DCA notice the secondary runway (15/33) at Chileka Airport will remain operational for the duration of the works and will be used for departures and arrivals of aircrafts of appropriate categories.
To this end, Malawi Airlines Limited is pleased to announce that we have leased in an additional aircraft Bombardier Q400 to service daily direct flights between Blantyre and Johannesburg effective 24th April, 2019.
For passengers originating from Lilongwe, our Boeing 737 aircraft will from 24th April, 2019 start operating daily direct flights to Johannesburg.
Further, we are announcing introduction of two more flights between Lilongwe and Blantyre bringing to four number of flights between the two cities. The additional domestic flights will connect passengers arriving through Lilongwe but destined for Blantyre and vice versa.
Malawi Airlines Board Chairperson Dr. George Partridge has since congratulated the national carrier for the new aircraft saying it will ensure the airline continues to be of service to passengers arriving through and departing out of Chileka.
For more information and detailed flight schedule please contact on info@malawian -airlines.com or call us on 01774605/0992991097 or call on your nearest travel agent.
Malawi Airlines Limited is a national carrier with shareholding between Malawi Government and Ethiopian Airlines.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
18th April, 2019
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