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Air Tanzania is the flag carrier of Tanzania based in Dar es Salaam with its hub at Julius Nyerere International Airport. Air Tanzania operates passenger services to the main destinations in Tanzania including Julius Nyerere – Dar Es Salaam International Airport and Kigoma Airport.


Air Tanzania was relaunched in 2007 after its five year partnership with giant South African Airways was dissolved when it commenced operations from Dar es Salaam - Kilimanjaro - Mwanza.


Air Tanzania has code shares with Air Uganda and Air Zimbabwe. Air Tanzania flies to destinations such as Arusha, Moroni, Dar es Salaam, Kigoma, Mbeya, Mtwara, Mwanza and Tabora.


Air Tanzania was established in 1977 to operate the services suspended following the break up of East African Airways which was jointly owned by Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya.

In November 2011, Air Tanzania resumed services following the return of one Bombardier Q300. Air Tanzania's fleet consists of Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 and Bombardier CRJ200.





Air Tanzania's baggage allowance depends upon the fare purchased and type of aircraft flown on.

Usually, checked baggage is limited to one piece not exceeding 23kg and hand baggage 1 piece of up to 10kg.




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Popular Routes


Comoros    Dar es Salaam


Comoros    Mtwara


Kigoma    Dar es Salaam


Mtwara    Hahaya


Dar es Salaam    Kigoma


Dar es Salaam    Mtwara


The Fleet


Bombardier Dash 8 Q300









Bombardier CRJ 200













Julius Nyerere International Airport

HUB Airport


Julius Nyerere International Airport is the international airport of Dar es Salaam, the largest city in Tanzania. The airport has flights to destinations in Africa, Europe and the Middle East. Airlines which use Julius Nyerere International Airport include Air Seychelles, EgyptAir, Kenya Airways, Malawi Airlines, Precision Air and RwandAir. The Airport has two runaways and can handle nearly 4 million passengers per year. 











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Air Tanzania

Air Tanzania is a scheduled airline based in Dar es Salaam operating a domestic route network within Tanzania as well as international flights to South Africa, the Comores and Uganda

Air Tanzania flights

Air Tanzania was relaunched in 2007 after its five year partnership with giant South African Airways was dissolved when it commenced operations from Dar es Salaam - Kilimanjaro - Mwanza. Air Tanzania flights now connect Dar es Salaam to Kilimanjaro, Mtwra, Mwanza and Zanzibar in Tanzania and Johannesburg -South Africa, Entebbe-Uganda and Moroni in the Camores. Johannesburg also has flights to Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar. There will also soon be further domestic flights Kigoma,Tabora and Dodoma which we are pleased to confirm these flights will also be bookable here.This is a progressive regional airline that is committed to offering quality services to both the business and leisure markets and since the relaunch has worked hard to establish itself in a competative African aviation market.

Air Tanzania flights temporarily grounded

Tanzania CAA suspends airlines operating licence on 15 Dec 2008. If you have flights booked with Air Tanzania please contact your travel agent/airline or tour operator for guidance. Please check the related link (below) for further information. Air Tanzania is a super airline and operates to regions that really do fire the imagination : the snow peaked Mt. Kilimanjaro, the Spice Island of Zanzibar or the volcanic islands that make up the Comores. We are pleased to add this lovely African airline to our stable as it offers some great destinations and connections may be made from international flights in Dar or Jo’burg. Air Tanzania has a lot going for it so next time you need fly in their part of Africa check them out, you won’t be disappointed

Air Tanzania announces relaunch plans

Air Tanzania has announced plans to increase the number of regional destinations it serves.

Precision AIr facing new competition from re-born Air Tanzania

Air Tanzania, the national carrier of the United Republic of Tanzania, which has recently restarted domestic scheduled services from its base in Dar es Salaam to Kigoma and Tabora has announced expansion plans which will put it in direct competition with independently owned Tanzanian airline, Precision Air.



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