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A few days after Tanzania president John Magufuli assured the nation on the state of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, the ministry of health provided travel advisory for all travellers going and coming out of Tanzania, this being an initial step towards reopening other spheres of the economy particularly the travel and tourism industry.

According to the statement signed by the health minister Ummy Mwalimu, on April 4, 2020, the government of Tanzania placed additional measures to limit the spread of the virus, hence—following the decreased trend of the admitted cases of the COVID-19 in Tanzania, the travel advisory was reviewed and accommodate various measures related to international travellers.

Air travel measures

The statement stressed that “all travellers whether foreigners or returning residents entering or leaving the country will be subjected to enhanced screening for COVID-19 infection, “

The statement also highlighted that “there will be no 14 days …

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 …