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Air Tanzania to receive first Dreamliner


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Plans for the revival of Air Tanzania is gaining momentum as the airline prepares to take delivery of its first Dreamliner aircraft on 6 July.

The aircraft named, Kilimanjaro-Hapa kazi tu, has already successfully completed its maiden runway test flight at the Paine Field in Seattle, Washington in the United States.

Last week it was announced that Air Tanzania Company Limited, is hopeful to begin its thrice-weekly Mumbai, India flights in September should things go as planned.

According to local media reports, Air Tanzania is reviving itself by introducing a number of aircraft to combat the competition in Africa from fellow key players including Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and RwandAir.

Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Phillips joined the team in 2016. She developed a passion and love for all things-travel related in her role as travel journalist, a position she held for over seven years. A brief exodus into the corporate marketing sphere proved that there is no better industry than the travel industry. Research and writing are two of Jeanette’s greatest passions, but she is always open to new challenges and different ways of doing things.

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