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HARARE, ZIMBABWEAir Zimbabwe set to exit business rescue on June 30 after the Zimbabwe government released funds for the acquisition of a second Embraer E145LR jet.



The airline, which has suspended operations since January last year, will also resume its domestic and regional flights.

Air Zimbabwe has successfully cleared local debts with creditors and came up with a plan for clearing debts with foreign creditors. On May 17, The Zimbabwe government had approved a plan for the reconstruction of Air Zimbabwe. The government had also granted an undisclosed amount for the acquisition of a second Embraer E145LR jet.

The airline had initially planned to put the second regional jet into service during the second half of 2021 to relaunch its suspended regional routes to Lusaka (Zambia), Lubumbashi, and Kinshasa by the end of June 2021.

Air Zimbabwe also has two ex-Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER jets parked in Harare alongside one operational Boeing 767-200ER.
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