Governance SOE REFORMS

AirZim March 8, 2018
In progress
Sep 2019

Malaysia clears Air Zim aircraft September 11, 2019

A Malaysian firm has cleared the release of two aircraft acquired by Air Zimbabwe, with delivery of the first one expected soon, Minister Joel Biggie Matiza has revealed.

May 2019

Embraer delivery marks Air Zim revival May 05, 2019

The delivery of the Embraer ERJ-145 last week, with two more Embraers and two Boeing 777-200ERs set to join the fleet this year, marks a major milestone in the revival of Air Zimbabwe, and crucially, it demonstrates the new administration’s desire to resuscitate critical State-Owned Enterprises.

Feb 2019

ED clinches lucrative deal for Air Zimbabwe February 10, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines has offered Air Zimbabwe a life-saving partnership deal that will see them bring planes, train pilots and also help the national airliner become an aircraft maintenance hub in Sadc. The Ethiopians were also ready to assist in establishing an aircraft maintenance hub in Harare.

Feb 2019

Airzim reforms take off February 06, 2019

The revival of national flag carrier, Air Zimbabwe (Airzim), is on the cards as Government has resolved to proceed with the acquisition of four Boeing 777 aircraft from Malaysia valued at $70 million.

Oct 2018

AirZim put under administration October 08, 2018

Zimbabwe has appointed an independent administrator to run its loss-making national airline to try and revive its fortunes, according to an official notice. Air Zim has been struggling with a $300 million debt (R 4,474 bn), including to foreign creditors. Only three of its planes are operational, with another three grounded, which has forced it to abandon international routes.

Apr 2018

Air Zim hit by aircraft shortages April 08, 2018

Air Zimbabwe is battling a serious shortage of aircraft amid indications that it only has two serviceable aeroplanes, resulting in crippling flight cancellations that have dented the company’s integrity among travellers.

Mar 2018

Govt to restructure AirZim March 08, 2018

Air Zimbabwe is set to be restructured amid concerns that the national carrier was bleeding State coffers through loans and subsidies, with no hope of resuscitation, Transport and Infrastructural Development minister, Jorum Gumbo has said.