Royal Air Charters (RAC) needs to extend its services to the commercial flights market as government believes the move will advantage the airline and help the country in implementing the “Northern agenda,” says Tourism and Arts Permanent Secretary Amos Malupenga. Speaking at the official launch of the Royal Air Charters’ newly acquired 50-seater Embraer ERJ 145 at Lusaka’s Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (KKIA) last weekend, Malupenga challenged the company to extend its operations to the commercial flights market to accelerate government’s “Northern Circuit agenda.” According to Malupenga, the Ministry of Tourism and Arts wants RAC to progress from being a charter airline to operating general commercial flights because by so doing, the airline would help government achieve the dream of…...

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