Friday, June 7, 2013

► TANZANIA: Flightlink to begin Embraer E120 ops from July.

Flightlink Tanzania logoTanzanian scheduled operator Flightlink will début its first, and Tanzania's first, Embraer E120ER operations with effect from July 1.

Flightlink's Dornier 228
Flightlink's Dornier 228 (flightlink)
The aircraft will be operated daily on Flightlink's Dar es Salaam - Zanzibar - Arusha roundtrip. The Embraer 120's arrival now means Flightlink will become the second largest operator out of Arusha in terms of passenger throughput, after Precision Air (PW) who use ATR42s.

Flightlink Limited, known as "Flightlink Air Charters", is a scheduled, corporate and medevac air charter company based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania with flights offered to Mwanza, Seronera, Lake Manyara, Arusha, Pemba, Zanzibar, Mtwara, Selous, Iringa, Mbeya and Ruaha. Its fleet of ten aircraft includes Cessna 208B Caravans, a Citation 560 and Cessna 206Bs. The airline also began Dornier 228 operations on its daily Arusha runs effective June 1.