Saturday, 25 July 2009

Airline to inaugurate international flights

From The Citizen, Dar es Salaam
By Samuel Kamndaya & Devotha John

Air Zara International will officially start operating international flights next month.

Its managing director, Mr Misha Hango, told reporters in Dar es Salaam yesterday that the company's first 110-seater Boeing 737-200 will arrive in the country soon, ready for flights that are scheduled to start on August 3.

- 'Air Zara International commences B737-200 scheduled and charter Flights from August 3, 2009,' Mr Hango told newsmen at the Tanzania Information Services (TIS) auditorium in Dar es Salaam.

Initially the company, which received an Air Service License from the Tanzanian Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) in October last year, plans to start international flights by flying from Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg in South Africa and Moroni in the Comoro Islands.

Domestic routes being earmarked by the airline include Dar es Salaam, Mwanza and Dar es Salaam - Kilimanjaro.


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