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  • Air Tanzania has received Boeing 737-9 Max, its second aircraft from the US carrier manufacturer.
  • A second Boeing 737-9 Max symbolizes Tanzania’s steady journey in enhancing its budding aviation sector.
  • With the new aircraft, Air Tanzania now shifts focus to strategic expansion, operational efficiency, and overcoming challenges such as a biting shortage of pilots.

Air Tanzania Company Limited is on an aggressive expansion drive as it welcomes Boeing 737-9 Max, its second aircraft from the US carrier manufacturer. A second Boeing 737-9 Max symbolizes Tanzania’s steady journey in enhancing its aviation sector but also sets the …

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  • Tanzania has one of the largest international airports in East Africa
  • Tanzania Standard Gauge Railway is slated to commence operation by the end of April 
  • Tanzania is a gateway serving competitive landlocked neighbouring countries.

Tanzania’s economy is moving at a steady pace. According to the Bank of Tanzania, the inflation rate is at 3.6 per cent, and the nation’s GDP stands at 5.2 per cent (3rd Quarter 2021).

The United Nations argues that the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is expected to increase intra-African trade in transport services by nearly 50 per cent.

In 2015, the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved $346.38 million to improve 500 km of roads across the country over the next five years.

On the other hand, in 2014 World Bank, another development funder to Tanzania, furnished the nation with $300 million to improve rail and transport infrastructure, which ultimately boosted intra-region trade with …

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Air Tanzania Company Limited 1Tanzania’s national carrier, Air Tanzania Corporation Limited (ATCL) has signed a deal that will allow passengers across the region (and continent) to purchase tickets digitally via the CRDB Bank digital portal.

In this latest move, Air Tanzania has effectively beefed up its command of the East African skies couple with several interline deals and Air Tanzania is quickly becoming a formidable carrier to contend with.

In the same vein, Air Tanzania also recently launched direct flights to Kenya’s capital, Nairobi. Officially launched on November 26, the new route is but a predecessor spelling more ‘air control’ for the Tanzanian national carrier which this month again extends its wings to Bujumbura, the capital of Malawi.

When you add Ndola city, the business capital of Zambia and Lubumbashi, the commercial capital of the DRC, then you get a whiff of just how fast the Tanzanian national carrier is moving to take over …

The Tanzanian airspace will soon get another a third Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft to enhance its air travel activities.

This makes a total of 12 aircrafts in its the carrier’s fleet an expansion to increase domestic flights and service more international destinations including Mumbai, India, Burundi, and Seychelles.

According to International Air Transport Association (IATA), almost 4 billion people used air transport in 2017 to move over various destinations,  to explore different places, conduct business activities and take over various opportunities.

The latter proves that geographical orientations are no longer barriers to movement over space and time in the 21 century, so as to Tanzania, thus begging the question that: could air space be the next breakout for Tanzania?.

Tanzania is making rather fairly calculated moves to engrave its mark in the aviation industry, and trading in the path of competitive African airlines major players including Kenya’s KQ and Ethiopian …

Tanzania’s ambition of being East Africa’s one-stop hub for commerce and tourism via aviation is taking shape.

Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) new Boeing 787-7 Dreamliner, touched down in Tanzania on Saturday, October 26, as reported by The Citizen. The impressive aircraft has a capacity of 300 passengers.

This purchase is the latest in a series of strategic actions taken by the government, including—acquiring 4 radar systems worth $29.2 million to secure its airspace and enhance the aviation industry performance, which has proven to be rather vital to the economy.

Further, Tanzania launched it’s modernized airport-terminal (3) at Julius Nyerere International Airport, which will serve up to 8 million passengers per year, it was built at a cost of over $314 million.

Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) oversees over 10 aircrafts in its fleet including Bombardier Q400 and Airbus A220-30, this according to Ministry for Works, Transport and Communications. The …