Kingdom Hotel Investments (KHI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Saudi Arabian conglomerate Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), has sold its 100 per cent interest in the InterContinental Lusaka, Zambia, to a private company for $35.9 million.
Leading international airline Emirates and Lusaka-based carrier Proflight Zambia have signed an interline agreement that will make it easier for international passengers to reach domestic destinations throughout Zambia.
Dubai-based airline Emirates has introduced the 354-seat Boeing 777-300ER on its Dubai-Lusaka-Harare daily service, effectively adding more than 1,600 seats a week.
“Introducing the Boeing 777-300ERon the Dubai-Lusaka-Harare route
Dubai's national carrier Emirates has underlined its commitment to Zambia and Zimbabwe by making its new Dubai-Lusaka-Harare route a daily service starting from October 1.
The linked service, which currently operates five times a week, has
Saudi firm Menafea Holding plans to invest $125 million in a 5,000 hectare farm in north-western Zambia during 2011, where it will grow pineapples and build a factory to produce juice, a board member said.
Khaled Alrajhi said Menafea would