Getting to Mozambique

Getting to Mozambique

Those who are flying from North and South America will need to stop at least once. The same holds true for Europe, aside from those flying from Lisbon, Portugal, will also have at least one stop. There are no direct flights from any other major city.

If you are flying from within Africa, the majority of direct flights are from Johannesburg. Nairobi also offers direct flights to Maputo. If you are flying from other major cities, you will most likely have a stop in Johannesburg or Nairobi.

Overland to Mozambique

If you are planning on driving to or from Maputo, here are some times and/or distances for you. Maputo to Johannesburg is roughly six hours. Maputo to Harare is over 16 hours. Maputo to Gabarone is just under 10 hours. Intercape Bus also services Maputo from Johannesburg, with the journey taking around 10 hours. 

For information on travel within Mozambique

The following airlines travel to Mozambique

1time Airline

Low-cost carrier in South Africa. We travel to over 1000 destinations with our flights that are just a click away. 1time Airline (Pty) Ltd was a low cost South African airline that operated for approximately 8 years between the year 2004 and 2012. They are also based in Johannesburg, near O.R Thambo International Airport. The airline only flew Domestic flights around South Africa with many of them being the more famous destinations.

Also flies to: Botswana Namibia South Africa
Air France

The French flag carrier. Air France, stylized as AIRFRANCE, is the French flag carrier headquartered in Tremblay-en-France,. It is a subsidiary of the Air France-KLM Group and a founding member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. As of 2013 Air France serves 36 destinations in France and operates worldwide scheduled passenger and cargo services to 168 destinations in 93 countries (including Overseas departments and territories of France.

Also flies to: Botswana Democratic Republic of Congo Gabon Kenya Madagascar Namibia South Africa Zimbabwe
Chapman Freeborn Airchartering

Chapman Freeborn is Africa’s leading aircraft charter company, with a proven reputation for innovation, expertise and professionalism. Established in 1973, Chapman Freeborn has four decades of experience providing specialised group and VIP passenger charter solutions across the African continent and around the globe. Chapman Freeborn is renowned for arranging dedicated air charter transportation for VIP clients’ unique safari itineraries, often assisting with movements to and from the most remote areas of the continent, always to an exacting standard. With more than 30 locations strategically located across 6 continents, the company’s local - and global - coverage is truly unparalleled.

Coastal Aviation

Coastal Aviation is an airline operating out of Dar es Salaam - charter flights. Coastal Aviation flying to some 100 strips located in some of the most isolated pockets of the East African Region. The scheduled Coastal network also connects visitors to Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda with the world-famous Serengeti, links the emerging tourism destinations of Mozambique with the Southern Tanzania parks of Selous and Ruaha, and unites the tropical island paradises of Pemba, Zanzibar, Mafia and Fanjove Private Iaslandwith the National Parks and towns of the mainland. Our state of the art fleet is composed of 20 aircraft and has been expertly-adapted to the African safari environment, without compromise to safety and comfort.

Also flies to: Kenya Rwanda Tanzania Uganda
Eagle Air

Based in Kampala, operates scheduled and charter services across eastern and central Africa. Eagle Air is a Private Ltd Company specialising in the provision of Charter and Schedule Air services both within Uganda and around the East & Central Africa Region. Eagle Air was incorporated as an air operator in June 1994.

Also flies to: Democratic Republic of Congo Gabon Kenya Malawi Rwanda Tanzania Uganda Zimbabwe
EgyptAir

The flag carrier airline of Egypt, based at Cairo. EGYPTAIR is one of the world’s pioneer airlines. Established in May of 1932, it became the seventh carrier in the world. Mission Create value for our customers, employees, owners & stakeholders. Vision Deliver competitive customer service with true Egyptian spirit.

Also flies to: Kenya Malawi Rwanda South Africa Tanzania Uganda Zambia Zimbabwe
Kenya Airways

The flag carrier of Kenya. Kenya Airways was established in February 1977 following the breakup of the East African Community and subsequent disbanding of the jointly-owned East African Airways. KQ now flies to over 60 destinations around the world with over 40 being in Africa. The network expands to many more destinations with partnerships from Codeshare partners. Our Vision is to consistently be a Safe & Profitable Airline that Guarantees World Class Service.

Linhas Aereas de Mozambique - LAM

National air carrier of Mozambique. The LAM mission is air transportation of passengers, cargo and mail in the domestic, regional and international markets, of regular and non-regular nature, with maximum safety, comfort and quality to satisfy our customers. Our goal is to make your travel as enjoyable, comfortable and safe as possible. We have been working to accomplish this objective. LAM uses a fleet of Boeing, Bombardier and Embraer aircraft.

Also flies to: Kenya Tanzania Zimbabwe
Qatar

The state-owned flag carrier of Qatar. In a relatively short time, Qatar Airways has grown to more than 140 destinations worldwide, offering unmatched levels of service excellence that have helped excel the award-winning carrier to become best in the world. Voted Airline of the Year 2011 and in 2012 in the prestigious Skytrax industry audit, Qatar Airways has won the confidence of the travelling public. In this highly competitive environment, Qatar Airways has achieved much with our phenomenal route expansion averaging 30% growth year to year and flying one of the most modern fleet of 134 aircraft in the skies today. Our global network currently spans key business and leisure destinations across Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America and South America, with scheduled flights operating to and from our hub in Doha, capital of the State of Qatar.

Also flies to: Rwanda South Africa Tanzania Uganda
SA Airlink

Regional services in South Africa. Choose Airlink to connect you to 35 destinations in 9 African countries. With more than 21 years of of customer focused experience along with the widest network and choice of flights, you get where you want to be, when you want to be there.

Also flies to: Botswana Madagascar Namibia South Africa Zambia Zimbabwe
SA Express

Domestic airlines in South Africa. SA Express is a domestic and regional, passenger and cargo carrier established on 24 April 1994. SA Express has since become one of the fastest growing regional airlines in Africa. As a regional airline with route networks covering major local and regional cities, SA Express plays a significant role in the country’s hospitality, travel and tourism industry and is vital contributor to the country’s socio-economic development. The airline’s head office is based at Airways Park in Johannesburg. SA Express has a growing fleet of aircraft and implements self-technical maintenance for all its fleet types at OR Tambo International Airport. An integrated, sustainable regional airline connecting secondary and main airports.

Also flies to: Botswana Democratic Republic of Congo Namibia South Africa Zambia Zimbabwe
South African Airways (SAA)

National airline of South Africa. At South African Airways we are the proud national airline of South Africa. We offer great value flights to and from South Africa as well as within our beautiful country. We are committed to the highest standards in everything we do and aim to deliver a world-class experience on every flight. Plan and book your flights with us and experience why we are one of the leading airlines in Africa.

Swiss

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is the national airline of Switzerland. It serves 106 destinations in 49 countries all over the world from Zurich, Basel and Geneva. With a fleet of 95 aircraft, SWISS transports in the region of 16 million passengers every year. Swiss WorldCargo offers a comprehensive airport-to-airport service for high-quality goods and intensive-care freight to some 120 destinations in more than 80 countries.

Also flies to: Kenya Namibia South Africa Tanzania
TAP Portugal

The flag carrier airline of Portugal. TAP is the leading Portuguese airline, it has been flying since 1945 and has been a member of the Star Alliance since 14 March 2005. Its Lisbon hub is a key European gateway at the crossroads of Africa, and North and South America. TAP is the number one airline between Europe and Brazil, and in the summer of 2014 its network had grown to fly 11 new routes. Currently the Portuguese airline has connections to 84 destinations in 35 countries. It operates an average of around 2500 flights a week and has a fleet of 77 modern aircraft: 61 Airbuses, and another 16 aircraft in the colours of PGA (Portugália Airlines). Over recent years TAP has focussed on some of its main markets, particularly in Africa, Brazil and South America. The company’s efforts have included ensuring sustainable growth by adapting to the changes in each market, while increasing traffic and occupancy rates. Consequently, new medium- and long-haul routes have been added to the TAP network.

Also flies to: South Africa
United

373 Destinations (airports served) 233 Domestic destinations (airports served) 140 International destinations (airports served) 60 Countries Served 5,055 Daily Departures 138 Million passengers in 2014

Also flies to: Democratic Republic of Congo Kenya Rwanda Uganda
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About Mozambique

Capital:
Maputo
Population:
21 million
Currency:
Total area:
801,590 km² (309,496 miles²)
Wildlife:
Languages:
Portuguese
Airports:
Maputo (MPM)

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