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Air Zimbabwe

Air Zimbabwe logo
IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
IATA Member
UM
AZW
168
Air Zimbabwe
Yes
Air Zimbabwe Boeing 767
Air Zimbabwe Boeing 767-200

Air Zimbabwe Holdings (Pvt)
P.O. Box AP1
Harare International Airport
Harare
ZIMBABWE

Tel.: +263 4 575 111
Fax: +263 4 575 053
SITA: HRERZU
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.airzimbabwe.aero

Type: Scheduled, charter, international, regional, domestic, pax, cargo
Owner: Zimbabwe govt (100%)
Employees: 825
Base: Harare International (HRE)
Hubs: -
Start of ops: 1967
Alliances: Air Botswana; Air Malawi; Lignes Aeriennes Congolaises
Air Zimbabwe operates this equipment: Executives:
  • 2 x Boeing 767-200
  • 2 x Airbus A320-200
  • 3 x Boeing 737-200
  • 1 x Embraer ERJ-145
Chairman:
Chief Executive:
Flight ops Manager:
ops Director:
Jonathan Kadzura
Peter Chikumba
D. Taruvinga
Henry Dube

Name Alias
IATA
Code
ICAO
Code
Country Base Dates
Air Zimbabwe  
WX;UM
AZW
Zimbabwe Harare-Int'l 1980-
Suspended ops briefly on 22/11/2005 ownig to lack of fuel. Suspended ops again during 3 weeks in 9/10 after pilots when on strike due to unpaid wages and were laid off by the airline management. Suspended again due to strike 29/7/11-16/9/11. Entered administration in mid-1/12. Take-over talks with HNA Group (HNA Group) for a 65% stake broken down in 1/12. Entered judicial protection on 22/1/12, suspended all ops indefinitely on 24/2/12. Suspended from IATA in 5/12. Resumed limited domestic services on 20/9/12, international services on 4/11/12. Renewed its IATA membershipin 6/13. Entire management fired in 2/14 by the minister of transport over charges of fraudulent insurance scams.
Air Zimbabwe Rhodesia  
RH
Zimbabwe Salisbury 1978-1980
Renamed 14/4/80 to Air Zimbabwe.      
Air Rhodesia  
RH
Zimbabwe Salisbury 1967-1978

Date Aircraft
Registration
Location Country
Fatal
Damage
26-Jan-08 AVIC I MA60
?
Bulawayo Air... Zimbabwe
0
damaged
10-Mar-97 Boeing 707-330B
Z-WKU
Shannon Airp... Ireland
0
damaged
??-JUL-1984 Vickers 756D Viscount
Z-YNI
Harare ? Zimbabwe
0
w/o