Aviation: Air Tanzania adds Boeing 787 to its fleet in a rash of acquisitions

airlines Tanzania Xenophobia

Air Tanzania adds Boeing 787 to its fleet in a rash of acquisitions Boeing and the United Republic of Tanzania have confirmed an order for one 787-8 Dreamliner, valued at $224.6 million at list prices. The aircraft will be operated by Air Tanzania, the flag carrier of Tanzania. The order was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing’s Orders […]

Read more

Aviation: Tanzania becomes African launch customer for Bombardier CS300 series aircraft

In yet another aircraft deal between Tanzania and Bombardier, worth about $200 million, the largest East African country has written aviation history by becoming the African launch customer for the brand new and only recently certified CS300 series. Two months ago two brand new Bombardier Q400NGs were delivered and received in Dar es Salaam with great fanfare. Both aircraft are […]

Read more

B737-8 for Air Tanzania: Building an Airline a plane at a time the Magufuli style


Air Tanzania (TC, Dar-es-Salaam) will add a maiden B787-8 to its fleet next year Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has announced. Following a meeting with Boeing (BOE, Chicago O’Hare) Director of Sales, Jim Deboo, in Dar es Salaam this week, Magufuli said his government has already made an initial payment for the aircraft, which is expected to be delivered on June […]

Read more

Aviation: Making a case for More planes for Air Tanzania

Tanzania airlines south Xenophobia

President John Magufuli was at the Dar es Salaam International Airport Wednesday this week re-launching Air Tanzania, this country national flag carrier. The President was presiding over a ceremony to formerly receive and flag off two jet planes his Government has bought from Canada, which will beef up the fleet of an otherwise dying airline which was as good as […]

Read more

Aviation: How Africa can dominate its airspace as Tanzania and Rwanda gets new Airplanes

Dar tanzania

Tanzania recently acquired two new Bombardier Q 400 planes, bringing joy across the country. Many Tanzanians were of the opinion that this was another opportunity to fly high the wings of Mount Kilimanjaro. A new plane landed at a home airport for the first time and it will be our own, was the feeling. Being married here, I also felt […]

Read more