Air Zimbabwe issued out handwritten boarding passes.
In a telephone interview with the Daily News one of the passengers that received a handwritten boarding pass did not have any security features such as a barcode, and appeared “very fake”. Air Zimbabwe sales and marketing manager Christopher Kwenda confirmed yesterday that all flight details, including names and seat numbers, were written in ink for some passengers travelling from Johannesburg to Bulawayo and Victoria Falls. Said Kwenda:
What is happening is that we are combining flights, Joburg-Bulawayo and Joburg-Vic Falls. It becomes difficult to combine the two loads because of capacity. The printing pass system is programmed for one flight, so we print for the flight with more passengers. The rest is handwritten. It’s not like the system is down or the airline is facing any problems and it’s not like this is happening with all our flights, it’s just one fligh
You can view the boarding pass below:
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