Malawi hire K300m luxury jet for President Mutharika New York trip

Malawi President’s Peter Mutharika appetite in spending tax payer’s money in time of social economic and political doldrums, continue to surface as recent investigations which Nyasa Times has made has revealed that Malawians will have to cough out more than K300 million in hiring of Global Express Bombardier BD-700-1A10 modern Jet from Ocean Sky Private Jet Company in London, United Kingdom.

Mutharika travelled on a private jet

Mutharika travelled on a private jet

Mutharika chartered a plane for his bloated entourage to attend the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

State House sources conversant with the deal confided with Nyasa Times that the President is using one of the most luxurious jets in the world, Global Express Bombardier BD-700-1A10 Registration Number OE-IGS.

Online information shows that Global Express aircrafts are modern jets manufactured in Canada and are used by world class executives. They can fly across continents in the world with one stop refuelling and very reliable because of comfort and high speed.

“This is a very expensive jet because Government is spending 12,800USD per flight hour,” Nyasa Times sources indicated.

The aircraft was spotted at Kamuzu International on Sunday 20th September with European pilots and left on Monday afternoon with President Mutharika.

Investigations further reveal that Bombardier Jet takes 21 Hours to fly from Kamuzu International Airport to USA.

What this means is that the poor country, Malawi will have to cough out 268,800USD at the rate of 21 Hours times per hour charge of 12,800USD one way.

Our investigations further reveal that Bombardier Jet owners will go smiling to the bank with a cool 537,680USD after the end of the contract.

That figure is minus parking fees of 2000 USD per day and pilot allowances for three weeks in USA.

Bombardier BD-700-1A10 Jet is such an expensive because of its outstanding facilities.

These facilities includes satellite phones which one can use to call anybody in the world, have 4 beds, Luxurious wash rooms, In built Kitchen, Office equipped with luxurious sofas and adjustable tables. The owners advertise these facilities for business executives and politicians to see.

Global Express Bombardier BD-700-1A10 Jet has a capacity to carry 12 to 15 passengers according to aviation experts because they are designed for business executives.

Commentators have challenged President Mutharika to explain to the poverty-stricken Malawians why he had to use a foreign chartered plane using taxpayers’ money if he was fit and did not need any special treatment.

They further challenged the President to state why he could not board ordinary planes as past heads of state did, when he was fully aware that the nation was facing unprecedented economic challenges that needed urgent redress.

One commentator who accused Mutharika of being “so extravagant” said if the President’s health did not permit him to use ordinary planes, he should have instead asked his Vice-President Saulos Chilima or foreign affairs minister George Chaponda to represent him instead of wasting huge sums of money on chartering a foreign plane.

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Winston msowoya
Dear Peter Muthalika,as I have stated before pertaining to your tragic and egregious leadership,I would like to express my profound exasperaration as to your failure to facilitate the return of Masauko Chipembere’s remains to his homeland that he tirelessly and fearelessly fought to liberate from colonial rule so that me and you and indeed,the rest of our people must be free and independent.Your brother late Bingu,facilitated the return of his lifetime comrade in struggle Kanyama Chiume,even though he had ulterior motives.Then,Malawians were to go to the polls,and he was courting for votes from the north.One thing that is very troubling… Read more »

Tisadandawule ndizimene tinkafuna pamene ena sakuwona chovuta

mangochi Kabwafu

Shld have gone Bushiris way and hire a cheaper and old one from south Africa, kikikikiki

mangochi Kabwafu


keliings chamveka

probably the worse president in the history on Malawi. the problem is that ana anu samadya nawo chimanga chokazinga asa breakfast popita ku sukulu, samayenda wa pansi kwa mitunda yosachepera 5 km, akadakhala kuti nawoso amadya phala la mchere ngati angawa mukadawaganizira tsogolo lawo ndikupanga dongosolo lokoza chuma cha dzikoli kuti miyoyo ya a Malawi isinthe. ndinu odala because your fate directed you to that chair you are sitting on, on which one is able to misuse public financial resources in as far as he is the one to make a final decision.zikomo!!!!!

big man

God is watching


Why R u crying? didn’t ur mother sold government jet&u kept quite? Wat do u xpect?

Winston msowoya
It is a sad story to see that President Peter Wamuthalika shamelessly hired a private Jett at a stargaringly K300m amid devastating economic footing affecting the overwhelming majority of our people.Iam deeply flabbergasted to see how Peter runs our country in a nagative trend.I vividly recall when Peter joined the Pan African Democratic Party ( PDP) led by an illustrious son of our country the late Masauko Chipembere,he proved both capable and patriotic in line with Dr Attati Mphakati who was brutally assassinated in Harare,Zimbabwe by Banda’s killer squad trained in Israel former Intelligence Officer in Armed Forces late Liyabunya… Read more »

This is how Dpp says thanks to voters.

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