Covid-19: Zimbabwe to resume international flights after 6 months

An aircraft of Royal Dutch Airlines KLM is parked upon arrival to the Harare International Airport in Zimbabwe in 2012.

Photo credit: Jekesai Njikizana | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The southern Africa country has gradually been reopening its tourism sector amid fewer cases of the disease.
  • Domestic flights resumed on September 10 while international flights will be permitted from October 1.
  • According to a government directive, international travellers will be required to produce certificates showing they tested negative for Covid-19 at least 48 hours prior to their trips.

Zimbabwe has given the nod for international flights to resume, six months after it was forced to close its borders following the Covid-19 pandemic.


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