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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 …