Air Tanzania Direct Flight on Mumbai - Dar Es Salaam
United Republic of Tanzania launched its direct flight from Mumbai to Dar Es Salaam
To boost tourism and trade between the two countries, on 18 July, 2019 Air Tanzania, the national carrier of United Republic of Tanzania launched its direct flight from Mumbai to Dar Es Salaam. Inaugurated by Hon. Eng. Isack A. Kamwelwe – Minister for Works, Transport and Communication, H.E Baraka H. Luvanda – High Commissioner of the United Republic of Tanzania to India, Mr. Alban Rodricks – CISB, Mumbai and the airport along with its key stakeholders welcomed the Air Tanzania’s first flight - Boeing 787-8 with 147 passengers on board in Mumbai. The new route will be available to passengers travelling from Dar Es Salaam to Mumbai thrice a week on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, and Mumbai to Dar Es Salaam on Monday, Thursday and Saturday, respectively starting July 2019. Air Tanzania’s Boeing 787-8 with 22 Business class seats and 240 Economy seats departed from Dar Es Salaam at 1930 hrs., marking the airline’s first commercial flight to India and reached Mumbai (Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport) at 0420 hrs.
Eng. Ladislaus Matindi, Managing Director & CEO of Air Tanzania said, “To serve the significant volume of traffic with high quality service, we have deployed a Boeing 787 Dreamliner on this route for the betterment of our esteemed passengers. Our focus areas would be the Safety to our customers, customer satisfaction, best in class hospitality, on-time service, hassle-free booking and affordable fares. We are optimistic to see a big number of people travelling to both countries by Air Tanzania since we rank to be the airline of choice soon and not later. We are ready to offer you a seamless connection to other destinations through our Dar es salaam hub as far as Bukoba, Dodoma, Kilimanjaro, Iringa, Mbeya, Mwanza, Tabora, Zanzibar, Bujumbura, Mtwara, Hahaya, Entebbe, Lusaka, Harare, Kigoma and Johannesburg.”