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Central African Airways
Central African Airways (CAA) was a supranational airline corporation serving as flag carrier for Southern Rhodesia, Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland (respectively the present day countries of Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi), which were organised as the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, also known as the Central African Federation, from 1953 to 1963. Based in Harare, Salisbury, it offered an extensive network of domestic passenger and cargo flights, as well as international services to major cities in Southern and Central Africa, and a route to London. In 1960, CAA owned 15 aircraft and had 1,155 employees."World Airline Directory." Flight International''. 8 April 1960495/ref> History Prior to the Second World War, commercial flights in Southern Rhodesia were offered by Southern Rhodesia Air Services (SRAS), whilst Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland had a joined airline company called Rhodesia and Nyasaland Airways (RANA). In 1946, it was decided to consolidate the airline operation ...
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Zambia Airways
Zambia Airways is the flag carrier of the Republic of Zambia. The airline is based in Lusaka, Zambia with its hub at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport. Originally, the airlines was founded in April 1964, however was liquidated by the government in December 1994 due to safety issues, but revived again with the help of Ethiopian Airlines and the Zambian Industrial Development Corporation on December 1st, 2021. The Politics of Zambia, government has taken 55% stake in the newly relaunched Zambia Airways and Ethiopian Airlines has a 45% stake. Ethiopian has planned to set up hubs all around the continent in a 15 year plan called Vision 2025 that will see it become the leading aviation group in Africa. The new airline has begun with flights from Lusaka to Ndola, and Livingstone from December 1st but plans on adding Mfuwe, Solwezi, Harare, and Johannesburg. Further expansion plans include the airline aiming to operate six aircraft, four De Havilland Canada Dash 8, Dash 8-400s and t ...
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