Friday, May 31, 2013

► TANZANIA: Air Tanzania planning to resume Tabora flights via Kigoma from June 1.

Air TanzaniaAir Tanzania (TC) has announced the resumption of 3x weekly flights to Tabora in Western Central Tanzania. Flights will launch on Saturday JUN01 using a Bombardier Dash 8-300. Flights on Days 1 and 6 will operate from Dar es Salaam direct to Tabora on the outbound with the inbound going via Kigoma. Day 4 will see a reversal of that; flights to Tabora will operate via Kigoma on the outbound with the inbound going direct to Dar es Salaam.

Tabora Airport Terminal
Tabora Airport Terminal (pfbouwer)
Air Tanzania (TC): Dar es Salaam - (Kigoma) - (Tabora)
-Eff 01JUN
  • TC118 DAR 1130 - 1330 TBO DH8 16
  • TC118 DAR 0630 - 0930 TKQ 1000 - 1100 TBO DH8 4
  • TC119 TBO 1400 - 1500 TKQ 1530 - 1830 DAR DH8 16
  • TC119 TBO 1130 - 1330 DAR DH8 4
Source [Air Tanzania]

According to Air Tanzania Acting CEO, Captain Milton Lazaro, other new domestic routes will include Songwe along with a resumption of its Arusha, Zanzibar and Mwanza routes, slated once new (unspecified) aircraft arrive this year. Whether this is in reference to a previously reported USD100million deal with Omani consortium, Al Hayat Development and Investment Company, is unknown.