Government has announced that three planes to be used by Zambia Airways are expected in the Country next month.
Minister of Transport Brian Mushimba says the planes will initially fly into two regional destinations and domestic routes.
Mr. Mushimba has maintained that the inaugural flights are scheduled for January 1st, 2019.
He says after the signing of an Agreement with Ethiopian Airlines the process is now gaining momentum.
Mr. Mushimba told ZNBC News in a telephone interview that the board of directors has also been appointed but did not disclose names.
And Mr. Mushimba anticipates that over 5 hundred jobs will be created directly among Zambians.
He further says the airline will improve aviation services in the country as well as market Zambia as a tourist destination.