PASSENGERS SCRAMBLE FOR FREE PROFLIGHT TICKETS TO DURBAN
Social media followers eager for tickets
LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – Proflight Zambia has sparked a social media frenzy as excited travellers clamour to win free tickets on the airline’s newest route from Lusaka to Durban.
The competition, which closes at 9hrs on Saturday, November 24, 2015, is offering two free return tickets to each of five lucky winners to fly with Proflight direct to South Africa’s seaside city.
Already social media followers on Facebook and Twitter are clamouring to upload photographs that celebrate the attractions of Durban and the joys of Proflight’s service. The postings with the most likes will win the tickets.
Proflight Zambia launched its inaugural flight to Durban, South Africa from Lusaka on September 22 directly link the two cities, flying three times a week to Durban using its 50-seater CRJ-100 aircraft.
“The response has been overwhelming. It seems we have really caught everyone’s imagination with our latest promotion,” said Captain Phillip Lemba, Director of Governance Government and Industry Affairs at Proflight Zambia. “By Monday morning more than 50 people had already posted pictures, showing the extent of enthusiasm for this new service.”
Durban is one of South Africa’s most popular cities and from last month Zambia residents can fly direct from Lusaka thanks to the new three-times-a-week service by Proflight Zambia that also links into the airline’s network of domestic destination across Zambia
Durban has become one of South Africa’s most visited places over the past few years both as a tourist centre and an important business hub, being home to the ninth largest harbour in the world and the busiest cargo port and container terminal in Southern Africa.
Tourist attractions include Durban’s beaches, the world class uShaka Marine World and top-notch shopping. The city regularly hosts world-class musical events, cultural functions and sporting activities, and was recently selected to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games. A host of trade and consumer exhibitions are also lined up for coming months.
Durban is also home to a number of world-renowned schools that attract pupils from Zambia as well as elsewhere across Africa.
Flight P0024 leaves Lusaka at 11:00hrs on Thursdays Fridays (from October 30) and Saturdays, arriving in Durban at 13:30hrs. The returning P0025 flight leaves Durban at 14:10hrs on Thursdays and Fridays (from October 30) and arrives in Lusaka at 16:40hrs. On Sundays P0023 leaves Durban at 12:00hrs and arrives back in Lusaka at 14:30hrs.