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Welcome to United Air Charter, your premier safari airline company operating from Livingstone, Zambia. Our company specialises in providing air charter services to the Southern and Western regions of Zambia, up to Lusaka, as well as Northern Botswana, Northern Zimbabwe, and the Caprivi Strip in Namibia. With our fleet of two Cessna 208s and one Cessna 208B, we offer a reliable and efficient service to all our clients.

 

At United Air Charter, we pride ourselves on providing a personalised service to all our clients. Whether you're travelling for business or pleasure, we're committed to ensuring that your journey is smooth and hassle-free. With our experienced pilots and state-of-the-art aircraft, you can rest assured that you're in safe hands.

 

Experience it

Fly in Comfort

Welcome to United Air Charter, your premier safari airline company operating from Livingstone, Zambia. Our company specializes in providing air charter services to the Southern and Western regions of Zambia, up to Lusaka, as well as Northern Botswana, Northern Zimbabwe, and the Caprivi Strip in Namibia. With our fleet of two Cessna 208s and one Cessna 208b, we offer a reliable and efficient service to all our clients.

 

At United Air Charter, we pride ourselves on providing a personalized service to all our clients. Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, we're committed to ensuring that your journey is smooth and hassle-free. With our experienced pilots and state-of-the-art aircraft, you can rest assured that you're in safe hands.

 

Chartered Passenger Flights:
Are you looking for a comfortable and convenient way to travel across Zambia and neighbouring countries? Our chartered passenger flights are the perfect solution. We can fly you and your group to any destination within our operational areas, whether it's a remote safari lodge or a bustling city. Our Cessna aircraft are designed to accommodate up to 9 passengers, ensuring that you have plenty of space to relax during your flight.

 

Chartered Cargo Flights:
At United Air Charter, we understand that time is money. That's why we offer chartered cargo flights to our clients. Whether you need to transport goods to a remote location or require urgent delivery of supplies, our cargo flights are the perfect solution. We can transport up to 1.5 tons of cargo in our Cessna aircraft, ensuring that your goods reach their destination in a timely and efficient manner.

Passenger and Cargo Combo:
Are you in need of both passenger and cargo transportation services? Our passenger and cargo combo service are the perfect solution. We can transport passengers and cargo in the same aircraft, ensuring that your goods and people reach their destination together. This service is particularly useful for businesses that require both passenger and cargo transportation services.

Online Flight Booking:
At United Air Charter, we understand that time is precious. That's why we offer online flight booking services to our clients. You can now book your flights from the comfort of your home or office, saving you time and hassle. Our online booking system is easy to use and secure, ensuring that your personal and payment information is kept safe.

 

Why Choose United Air Charter? There are several reasons why you should choose United Air Charter for your air transportation needs. Firstly, we have over 10 years of experience in the industry, ensuring that we have the knowledge and expertise to provide a reliable and efficient service. Our pilots are highly experienced and trained to the highest standards, ensuring that you're in safe hands during your flight.

 

Secondly, we offer a personalized service to all our clients. We understand that each client has unique requirements, and we're committed to tailoring our services to meet your specific needs. Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, we'll work with you to ensure that your journey is smooth and hassle-free.

 

Thirdly, we operate in some of the most beautiful and remote locations in Zambia and neighbouring countries. Our aircraft are designed to land on rough terrain, ensuring that we can reach even the most remote safari lodges and camps. This allows us to offer a unique travel experience to our clients, one that they'll never forget.

 

Contact Us If you're interested in booking a chartered flight with United Air Charter, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us. You can contact us via phone or email, and our friendly team will be more than happy to assist you. We look forward to hearing from you and providing you with an unforgettable air travel experience.

Cessna 208 & 208B

Caravans

The Cessna 208 and Cessna 208B aircraft are both single-engine turboprop planes that are popular in the aviation industry. They are renowned for their robustness, versatility and fuel efficiency, which makes them an excellent choice for operating flights in remote areas, especially in Africa.

Cessna 208 & 208B

Caravans

The Cessna 208 and Cessna 208B aircraft are both single-engine turboprop planes that are popular in the aviation industry. They are renowned for their robustness, versatility and fuel efficiency, which makes them an excellent choice for operating flights in remote areas, especially in Africa.

 

One of the primary reasons why the Cessna 208 and Cessna 208B aircraft are so suitable for safari flights to small airstrips in Africa are their ability to take off and land on short runways. The Cessna 208 has a take-off distance of only 910 feet, while the Cessna 208B has a take-off distance of just 1,160 feet. This means that these aircraft can land and take off from small airstrips with ease, making it possible for United Air Charter to reach even the most remote safari destinations in Africa.

 

In addition to their short take-off and landing capabilities, the Cessna 208 and Cessna 208B aircraft also have excellent manoeuvrability, which makes them ideal for navigating through challenging terrain. The high wing configuration of these aircraft provides excellent visibility for pilots, which is particularly important when landing on rough and uneven terrain. This means that United Air Charter can land safely and efficiently in the most challenging of conditions, providing tourists with an unforgettable safari experience.

 

Another key advantage of the Cessna 208 and Cessna 208b aircraft is their fuel efficiency. With rising fuel prices, airlines are constantly looking for ways to reduce their fuel consumption and costs. The Cessna 208 and Cessna 208B aircraft are renowned for their fuel efficiency, with the Cessna 208 consuming just 55 gallons per hour, while the Cessna 208B consumes only 63 gallons per hour. This means that United Air Charter can operate flights to remote safari destinations without the need for frequent refuelling stops, which can be challenging in remote areas.

 

In addition to their fuel efficiency, the Cessna 208 and Cessna 208B aircraft are also renowned for their reliability and durability. These aircraft are designed to operate in harsh conditions, making them ideal for safari flights to remote areas in Africa. With proper maintenance and care, the Cessna 208 and Cessna 208B aircraft can operate for many years, providing United Air Charter with a reliable and robust fleet.

 

The Cessna 208 and Cessna 208B aircraft are also renowned for their passenger comfort. With seating for up to 12 passengers, these aircraft are ideal for small group safari tours. The cabin is spacious and comfortable, with large windows providing excellent views of the African landscape. The aircraft also has air conditioning, which is essential in the hot and humid climate of Africa. This means that tourists can relax and enjoy their safari experience in comfort and style.

 

Finally, the Cessna 208 and Cessna 208b aircraft are also renowned for their safety features. These aircraft are equipped with advanced avionics, which provide pilots with essential information about their flight path, weather conditions, and potential hazards. They are also equipped with the latest navigation and communication systems, which ensure that pilots can communicate with air traffic control and other aircraft. In addition, the Cessna 208 and Cessna 208B aircraft are designed to withstand harsh weather conditions, including lightning strikes.

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Safari Destination

 Africa is known for its stunning scenery, diverse landscapes and incredible wildlife. From the vast savannah of the Serengeti to the dense forests of the Congo, Africa is a continent that never ceases to amaze. United Air Charter provides a unique opportunity to explore some of the most breathtaking scenery in Africa, including wildlife parks in Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Namibia.

In Comfort to your

Safari Destination

Africa is known for its stunning scenery, diverse landscapes and incredible wildlife. From the vast savannah of the Serengeti to the dense forests of the Congo, Africa is a continent that never ceases to amaze. United Air Charter provides a unique opportunity to explore some of the most breathtaking scenery in Africa, including wildlife parks in Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Namibia.

 

Southern and Western Zambia is home to some of Africa's most incredible wildlife parks, including the Kafue National Park, Lower Zambezi National Park, and South Luangwa National Park. These parks are renowned for their diversity of wildlife, including elephants, lions, leopards, buffalo, and many more. With United Air Charter, you can explore these parks from the air, enjoying breathtaking views of the African landscape and wildlife from above.

 

Northern Botswana is another region of Africa that is famous for its incredible wildlife. The Okavango Delta is a vast wetland that is home to some of the most stunning scenery in Africa, with a diverse range of habitats that support a variety of wildlife species. From the air, you can see vast herds of elephants and buffalo roaming the grasslands, while hippos and crocodiles swim in the rivers and lagoons.

 

Northern Zimbabwe is another region of Africa that is perfect for safari enthusiasts. Hwange National Park is the largest game reserve in Zimbabwe and is home to an incredible array of wildlife, including lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, and many more. With United Air Charters, you can explore this stunning park from the air, enjoying panoramic views of the African landscape and wildlife.

 

Finally, Caprivi Strip in Namibia is an area that is rich in wildlife and culture. This region is home to a variety of wildlife, including elephants, lions, hippos, and crocodiles, as well as many indigenous tribes. With United Air Charter, you can explore the stunning scenery of this region from the air, including the famous Okavango and Zambezi rivers, which provide a lifeline for the local wildlife.

 

One of the advantages of exploring these safari destinations with United Air Charter is the convenience of small landing strips located close to the safari camps. This means that you can land directly at your destination, without the need for long road transfers. This is not only more convenient, but also more comfortable, as you can avoid the bumpy and often dusty roads that are common in these areas.

 

Another advantage of exploring these safari destinations with United Air Charter is the opportunity to see the stunning scenery and wildlife from the air. From above, you can appreciate the vastness of the African landscape, as well as the beauty and diversity of the wildlife that inhabits it. You can also gain a new perspective on the many unique features of the African landscape, including the winding rivers, vast grasslands, and dense forests.

 

In addition to the stunning scenery and wildlife, United Air Charter also provides a unique opportunity to experience the rich culture and traditions of Africa. Many of the areas that United Air Charter operates in are home to indigenous tribes, who have lived in harmony with the land and wildlife for centuries. By exploring these regions with United Air Charter, you can gain a deeper understanding of the unique customs, traditions, and beliefs of these fascinating communities.

We are

United Air Charter

United Air Charter was established in September 2001 by offering scenic helicopter flights over the Victoria Falls and conducting charter work primarily in Zambia, but also our neighbouring countries of Botswana; Namibia and Zimbabwe. We expanded our helicopter operations in 2013 with the addition of fixed wing aircraft flying chartered flights to several destinations in and around Zambia.