Charter for 4 pax to Malawi

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Charter for 4 pax to Malawi

Unread post by agrinter » Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:51 am

Hi Guys
Myself and three friends would like to do the Malawi 500 raid ( yacht race) on lake Malawi at the beginning of August this year.
Is it feasible to charter a plane for this trip ?
The boats will be going up by truck.
We are in Bloem but could leave from Jhb if necessary.
Thanks in advance for useful advice.
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Re: Charter for 4 pax to Malawi

Unread post by MemyselfandI » Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:30 pm

Why not go airline? I don't think you can land at Livingstonia, it was in disrepair when I was there many years ago, so you would have to drive there anyway from Lilongwe.
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Re: Charter for 4 pax to Malawi

Unread post by swpurvis » Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:15 am

Give Federal Air a call they have a range of aircraft to suit your needs.
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Re: Charter for 4 pax to Malawi

Unread post by Pink Panther » Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:40 am

Andy In my opinion rather book SAA tickets for the 4 of you. They fly into Blantyre Chileka FWCL and llongwe FWKI. It will be far cheaper than charter..

Dont know where the race is to held on the lake but there is also a local charter company based in llongwe that could fly you around Malawi if needed.
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Re: Charter for 4 pax to Malawi

Unread post by agrinter » Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:34 pm

Thanks for the replies guys.
Doing the maths , an airline would probably be the best option.
Much bigger adventure in a piston though !
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Re: Charter for 4 pax to Malawi

Unread post by MemyselfandI » Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:29 am

Agreed, the adventurous side to it is a big temptation. The biggest obstacle to going piston is a suitable landing strip at Livingstonia. Maybe you could call ahead and get some info on the strip itself ? If it's usable then you're up !!

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