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Zimbabwe Airways scandal sucks in Mugabe,Chikore, Gumbo

THE Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) has launched an investigation into the controversial Zimbabwe Airways (ZimAirways) deal in a probe that has sucked in former president Robert Mugabe's so...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 September 2018

POLITICS

Mugabe's son-in-law pocketing obscene salary

FORMER president Robert Mugabe's son-in-law, Simba Chikore, and other top executives at Zimbabwe Airways (ZimAirways) - a new airline whose murky ownership has sparked controversy amid conflict of int...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 July 2018

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

Govt realigns Air Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe Airways

Government is realigning operations and organisational structures of Air Zimbabwe and Zimbabwe Airways for both to operate under one board. In an interview, Transport and Infrastructural Development M...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 July 2018

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

Boeing demands $2,7m for Mugabe Airways plane manuals

AMERICAN aircraft manufacturer Boeing is demanding $2,7 million from the government in order to supply manuals for four Boeing 777 jetliners which Harare is controversially acquiring from Malaysia on ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 July 2018

OPINION

Command this and that and Zim Airways: A lighter look

AFTER much brainstorming and scratching of heads on how to turn around Air Zimbabwe's failing fortunes, President Emmerson Mnangagwa's Cabinet had acquired a few bald heads.The airline was saddled wit...

By Tapiwa Nyandoro | Published: 21 June 2018

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

'Mugabe plane' flown back for repairs

Zimbabwe's new airline, Zimbabwe Airways - which has been linked to the family of ousted former president Robert Mugabe - has hit fresh controversy.This comes as the Daily News has been told that one ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

AirZim saga: Tale of half-truths, lies and deception

As someone -unknown - once said "if words don't add up, it's usually because the truth wasn't included in the equation".The same can be said of the story of Zimbabwe Airways (ZimAirways), which involv...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 May 2018

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

'ZimAirways planes deal above board'

TRANSPORT and Infrastructural Development Minister Dr Joram Gumbo says the $70 million Malaysian plane deal will go a long way in improving the aviation industry and supporting efforts to open up the ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 May 2018

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

Zimbabwe Airways circus continues

The circus behind the country's new national airline, Zimbabwe Airways, has reached fever-pitch with the government now moving to remove former president Robert Gabriel Mugabe's initials from one of t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 May 2018

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

Air Zim engineers moonlighting for ZimAirways

TENSIONs between senior Air Zimbabwe officials, the Transport ministry and Zimbabwe Airways (ZimAirways) are mounting after minister Jorum Gumbo recently blocked the convening of a disciplinary hearin...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 May 2018

POLITICS

RGM to be removed from Zimbabwe Airways

TRANSPORT minister Joram Gumbo yesterday said the political plates affixed to the planes - Mugabe (RGM), President Emmerson Mnangagwa (ED) and former Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko (PM) were just t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 May 2018

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

News twist to 'Mugabe planes' saga

Under-fire Transport minister Joram Gumbo has claimed that government kept the deal to register the new Zimbabwe Airways (Zim Airways) airline under wraps after advice that some former commercial whit...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Fight erupts over ZimAirways plane

TRANSPORT minister Joram Gumbo this week summoned senior Air Zimbabwe (AirZim) officials to his offices after the airline refused to accommodate the recently purchased Zimbabwe Airways (ZimAirways) Bo...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

ZimAirways scandal: More dirty lies exposed

The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) is steering clear of a suspected multi-million illegal deal involving a new airline, Zimbabwe Airways (ZimAirways), which is linked to former president R...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

Be patient with Zimbabwe Airways

The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority says government which recently received the first of four Boeing 777s jetliners procured from Malaysia Airlines in a $70 million deal, must no rush to demand profits fro...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 April 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

'Mugabes have nothing to do with ZimAirways deal'

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe's son-in-law Simba Chikore, whose name has been at the centre of a raging debate over a Zimbabwe Airways deal, has reportedly said that he "is only doing a se...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 April 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

'Zimbabwe Airways deal above board'

The purchase of the US$70 million fleet of four 777 Boeing aeroplanes for the new Zimbabwe Airways was above board, with Government deliberately not getting the the aircraft for debt-ridden Air Zimbab...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 April 2018

OPINION

Zimbabwe Airways to boost aviation and tourism industry

GOVERNMENT has taken delivery of a Boeing 777 aircraft from Malaysia - part of an envisaged fleet of 10 aeroplanes to be managed under a new company tasked to boost the local aviation sector. The 300-...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 April 2018

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

Spotlight on Zimbabwe Airways

In a dramatic development which further shines the spotlight on Zimbabwe Airways - an opaque new airline which was suspected to have close links with former president Robert Mugabe's family - the gove...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 April 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Minister explains Zimbabwe Airways ownership

Government yesterday took delivery of a Boeing 777 aircraft from Malaysia, which is part of an envisaged fleet of 10 aeroplanes to be managed under a new company tasked to boost the local aviation sec...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 April 2018

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

Second Boeing already paid for

Government yesterday took delivery of a Boeing 777-200ER aircraft from Malaysia, which is part of an envisaged fleet of 10 aeroplanes to be managed under a new company tasked to boost the local aviat...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 April 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Zimbabwe Airways saga deepens

In a dramatic development which further shines the spotlight on Zimbabwe Airways - an opaque new airline which was suspected to have close links with former president Robert Mugabe's family - the gove...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 April 2018

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

Zimbabwe Airways plane touch down

The first of the four Boeing 777 aircraft bought by Zimbabwe from Malaysia has arrived in the country.The deal for the four continental aircraft is worth $70 million with the other planes set to come ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 April 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Mnangagwa intervenes on ZimAirways scandal

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has ordered Transport minister Jorum Gumbo to bring home Zimbabwe Airways (ZimAirways) planes secretly bought using public funds, while government investigates the dodgy d...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 April 2018

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

British Airways rejects London-Harare route plea

TOURISM minister Prisca Mupfumira recently approached British Airways (BA) regarding the possibility of direct flights between London and Harare but was turned down by the UK flag carrier, it has emer...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 April 2018
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