ZIMBABWE, BULAWAYO | Fastjet Zimbabwe, has today, Thursday, 24 August 2023, announced the additional flight frequencies from Bulawayo’s JM Nkomo International Airport to Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport in support of business and leisure travel.

Flights from Bulawayo to Johannesburg will increase from a daily service to 12 weekly flights with the re-introduction of a morning service adding a choice of frequencies and flexibility for travel between these cities.

“We are pleased to offer our customers enhanced travel frequencies for business and leisure between Bulawayo and Johannesburg. Our additional flight frequency will provide a choice to the people from the city of Bulawayo with the convenience of a day’s return trip to Johannesburg”, said Nunurai Ndawana spokesperson of fastjet Zimbabwe.

Fastjet Zimbabwe’s Chief Commercial Officer, Vivian Ruwuya, commented, “As a proud Zimbabwean airline, we remain committed to connectivity. We are delighted to offer 12 weekly flights from Bulawayo to Johannesburg. These extra frequencies will greatly enhance the flexibility we offer. It will allow for a genuine day trip for the South African on business whilst also offering a similar opportunity for the Zimbabwean traveller. By selecting the best of our new fare families to suit the traveller’s requirements, these new flights will greatly enhance the products we offer at fastjet”.

The new flights are available for booking via the fastjet website, Mobile App and usual online trade portals. Every weekday, there will be a 06:50am departure from Johannesburg OR Tambo, arriving at Bulawayo at 08:10am. Departures from Bulawayo will be at 08:50am, arriving into Johannesburg at 10:10am. These flights are in addition to the daily evening return rotation between Bulawayo and Johannesburg.

Additional Flights
Schedule between Johannesburg (JNB) and Bulawayo (BUQ)
Beginning 30 October 2023

JNB-BUQ Flight FN8662
Every Weekday
BUQ-JNB Flight FN8661
Every Weekday
Depart 06:50am Arrive 08:10amDepart 08:50am Arrive 10:10am



Fastjet is a multi-award-winning African airline that began flight operations in 2012. Today, fastjet connects the five major cities in Zimbabwe by flying between Harare & Victoria Falls, Harare & Bulawayo, Harare & Kariba, Victoria Falls & Hwange National Park and Victoria Falls & Kariba. In addition, the airline offers international flights from Harare, Bulawayo & Victoria Falls to Johannesburg in South Africa and from Victoria Falls to Mbombela (Kruger) Nelspruit Mpumalanga in South Africa. Its awards include World Travel Awards in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 2020, 2021 and 2022, Skytrax World Airline Awards in 2017 and 2019, and in the top ten finalists for 2022 and 2023. Since commencing operations, fastjet has flown over 3.5 million passengers and has established itself as a reliable African airline brand, with a range of value-added products and services. As part of the airline’s commitment to offering choice, flexibility and value, customers benefit from generous free baggage allowances, flexible change options, multiple payment channels, airport lounge access on select routes, and ancillary services such as car hire.