update (06 July 2012): SA Express will launch its three (four) weekly flights between Durban's King Shaka International Airport and Lusaka (Zambia) on board a Bombardier CRJ-200 on 12 July 2012.The new route will be operated every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. A Friday flight will be introduced from 03 Aug 2012.
South African airline SA Express, a domestic and regional passenger carrier in Southern Africa, will launch a three weekly service between Durban's King Shaka International Airport and Lusaka (Zambia) in July 2012, using a Bombardier CRJ-200 regional jet. Depending on the business response, SA Express might increase the number of flights to six per week.
Lusaka will be SA Express' 17th destination in Southern
Africa. The airline is also considering to expand its
operations to Harare in Zimbabwe, as well as to more destinations in the
DR Congo and to Malawi.
Although SA Express is operationally independent of the country's flag carrier South African Airways, its flights are incorporated within the strategic alliance with privately owned SA Airlink and South African Airways.