In a significant development for air travel in the region, LAM – Mozambique Airlines, the flag carrier of Mozambique, is poised to enhance connectivity by introducing flights to Cape Town, South Africa. This exciting news was officially announced by WESGRO, the Tourism, Trade, and Investment Promotion Agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape, in a press release dated September 12, 2023.
Starting from October 15, 2023, LAM – Mozambique Airlines will initiate operations between Maputo International Airport (MPM) in Mozambique’s capital, Maputo, and Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in the picturesque city of Cape Town. Travelers can anticipate the convenience of three weekly flights on this newly established route.
This move is expected to foster stronger economic and cultural ties between Mozambique and South Africa, providing travelers with more accessible and flexible options for travel between these two dynamic destinations. It also signifies the growing importance of Cape Town as a key international gateway in the region.
LAM – Mozambique Airlines, as the flag carrier, is well-positioned to facilitate tourism, trade, and investment between the two nations. It will not only cater to the needs of business travelers but also open up opportunities for leisure tourists keen on exploring the natural beauty, rich culture, and vibrant urban life that Cape Town and Mozambique have to offer.
As the airline industry continues to recover from the challenges posed by the global pandemic, this expansion underscores the resilience and optimism within the aviation sector. The launch of this new route represents a positive step towards the revival of international travel, offering travelers more choices and enhancing the connectivity of these two remarkable destinations.