Search and buy domestic flights in Zambia with Alternative Airlines. Discover our guide to domestic flights, as well as some FAQs…
There are a few airlines that fly in Zambia, some fly internationally and some only serve its domestic market.
Proflight Zambia was founded in 1991 and it's one of the best airlines in Zambia. The scheduled airline operates to many destinations in Zambia from its base Lusaka. Their destinations include Livingstone, Mfuwe, Lower Zambezi, Ndola and Solwezi.
They operate a fleet of Bombardier CRJ-100, Bombardier Dash-8 and Jetstream 41 aircraft, support both of their domestic and regional services.
Mahogany Air is a charter airline who also operates scheduled flights, serving Ndola, Livingstone and Mansa from Lusaka. The airline operates a fleet of Embraer E120 aircraft.
Skytrails Air Charter is a domestic charter airline flying to multiple destinations in Zambia including Mongu, Livingstone, Lusaka, Chipata and more. Just like other airlines in Zambia, it is based at Lusaka, Zambia.
The capacity of their fleet is relatively small. It includes the Piper PA31-350 Chieftain, Skymaster, Cessna C172 XP, Cessna U206 Skywagon and Piper PA34-200T Seneca.
There are many national parks and tourist destinations located in Zambia. These destinations are often easily accessible from the airport. World-known natural wonder - Victoria Falls is in Livingstone, many airlines in Zambia has its operates there providing an air travel option for tourists.
Taking on a plane journey is a lot quicker than driving or on public transport. Air travel is often the most convenient way to visit the national parks in the country. Domestic travel is often a short-haul journey, taking no longer than three hours on the plane.
Domestic Zambia flight's airport check-in deadline always depends on the departing airport. Customers are advised to check the airport check-in deadline at the airport. At Alternative Airlines, we recommend passengers to arrive at the airport two hours before the flight.
Skytrail Air Charter's check-in deadline is not widely available. Please check with the operating regarding this.
Here are the check-in deadlines for the airlines in Zambia:
Online: Available between 48—1 hour before flight.
Airport: Open 90 minutes before and closes 30 minutes before flight.
Online: Not available.
Airport: Depends on the departing airport.
If you are travelling domestically in Zambia, passengers are required to have a valid photo ID, such as a passport, national registration card, a valid driving licence or a birth certificate for infants.
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Check-in closes 30 minutes before scheduled departure time. However, we recommend passengers to arrive at the airport one hour 30 minutes before the flight departs, to avoid any unexpected delays.
Over the years, there have been a number of airlines that were based in Zambia but which have ceased operations. This includes Zambezi Airlines, which ceased operations in 2011. Many of the routes that the airline operated have since been taken over by the airlines above.