Air Zimbabwe said its providing free air carriage for all bulk donations to the current Cyclone Idai crisis hit communities from Victoria Falls Airport and Bulawayo to Harare .
In a statement Air Zimbabwe said they have availed their aircraft to facilitate the uplift of donations made towards the assistance of those who were affected by the devastating effects of Cyclone Idai which resulted in the loss of life, infrastructure, homes and sources of livelihood.
“As part of our role of promoting national interests and to expedite the transportation of relief aid, the national airline wishes to inform all corporates,churches,aid organisations and the general public that we have availed our aircraft to facilitate the uplift of donations made towards the assistance of victims of the cyclone,”
Air Zimbabwe said those who want to donate can drop their goods at any Econet shop in Victoria Falls and also at the Bulawayo City Hall for onward transmission to Harare.
“The donations will be uplifted from Bulawayo and Victoria Falls Airports to Harare for onward transportation to the affected areas. The carriage of all donations towards victims of Cyclone Idai shall be free of charge but subject to air carriage regulations,”
“Members of the public and organisations can drop off their donations at any Econet shop in Bulawayo and Victoria Falls and at the Bulawayo City Hall for onward transmission to Harare, ahead of their transportation to the disaster relief areas by Econet’s logistic teams,”