15-Apr-2011 11:35 AM

Air Zimbabwe plans to purchase A340s collapse

Air Zimbabwe reportedly stated its plans to purchase two A340-500 at an undisclosed cost to service the HarareLondon Heathrow and Harare–Beijing routes collapse after the carrier failed to raise the funds for the purchase (The Independent, 14-Apr-2011). The purchase of the aircraft have now reportedly been put on hold indefinetely. According to the initial plan, Air Zimbabwe should have taken delivery of the first aircraft at the end of Nov-2010 and the second in Jan-2011.