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Transportation in Tanzania

  • Uber and African’s economic transformation

    BOTSWANA, 2017/10/16 WHEN Uber was initial established in 2009, its mission was to help people everywhere get a ride, safely, quickly and at the push of a button. Eight years later, that mission remains the same and Uber’s innovative, technology-driven business model is still fundamentally changing the way people think about conference their transport needs. For the completed four years, Uber has been delivering this same level of transformation across sub-Saharan Africa, SSA, and with additional than 1.8 million active riders using the app, Uber certainly has reason to celebrate its fourth anniversary on the continent this September. Uber And it’s not just Uber that has benefited from the stellar uptake of its convenient offering in Africa.
  • Tazara Railway To Be Used to Promote Tourism to Tanzania

    TANZANIA, 2017/07/28 MILESTONES are being made all around us, but do we ever stop to notice them? Let appreciate their significance, we rarely pay attention to momentous milestones in our lives. Lat Saturday, the chairman of the Tanzania Tourist Board( TTB), Judge Thomas Mihayo, played host to the tourist ROVOS Rail, which arrived in Dar es Salaam through the Tanzania and Zambia Railway Authority (Tazara). Though little publicised, this event carried with it a significant milestone in this country's tourism industry.
  • As it expands in Africa, Uber adapts to local markets and adopts cash payments

    BOTSWANA, 2016/07/24 While Uber continues its push into Africa the company is making allowances to local markets and testing incomparable service models users wouldn’t see in other parts of the globe. Anyone can presently use the mobile app to hail a car in 12 cities across South Africa, Nigeria,Uganda, Kenya, Morocco and Egypt…. And in all of those nations users can pay drivers in hard cash. The expansion, and adaptation to the realities of doing business on-the-ground in Africa, are in line with CEO Travis Kalanick’s commitment late last year to “a large push in Africa.”
  • Routes Africa forum aims to improve African air connectivity

    BOTSWANA, 2016/05/15  An event dedicated to the development of the African aviation industry will take place next month in Tenerife (26-28 June) to encourage the launch of new air services to, from and within the African continent. Routes Africa 2016 will help to improve African connectivity by bringing together airlines, airports and tourism authorities to discuss next air services. Around 250 route development professionals are expected to attend the forum which was founded ten years ago to stimulate increase in the industry.
  • Air Tanzania on Friday announced the suspension of four domestic routes

    TANZANIA, 2014/10/19 Reactions came in fast and furious next Air Tanzania on Friday announced the suspension of four domestic routes next one of the airline’s aircraft had to leave for heavy maintenance. Flights to Mwanza, alongside Mtwara and two other destinations were suspended until at least mid next week for lack of an aircraft. Industry observers rubbished the explanation by the airline’s Managing Director Lazaro Milton as ‘lame’ and ‘unprofessional’ at the same time as he was quoted to have said that the safety of passengers had approaching initial which is why planes are sent for maintenance.
  • RwandAir has just announced that it will resume flights to Mwanza, Tanzania

    RWANDA, 2014/10/09 RwandAir has just announced that it will resume flights to Mwanza, Tanzania’s lakeside city, effective November 1. Flight WB 470/1 will operate initially each Monday, Wednesday and Friday, using the airline’s Bombardier Q400NextGen, leaving Kigali at 13.30 hrs local time and arriving in Mwanza at 15.30 hrs local time (one hour time difference). The dual class cabin configuration offers passengers across the network, even at the same time as traveling on the turboprob aircraft, the choice of premium services besides economy class.
  • New airline for Tanzania to launch before Christmas

    TANZANIA, 2014/10/07 Fly Sax (Tanzania) has announced that it is looking at a mid-December operations launch, using a Bombardier Q 400 with 68 seats to fly between Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro, Mwanza and Kigoma. It is understood that recruitment of staff is instantly ongoing and that Tanzanian nationals will have preference, as long as they have the required skills. This, according to a media release by the company, applies for cockpit crews too who will be trained on the type of aircraft Fly Sax (T) will use for their flights.
  • Tanzania: Balancing Between Passengers, Airport Expansions

    TANZANIA, 2014/08/18 THERE are signs that East Africa airline passengers' flow will increase given discovery of lucrative business of oil and gas particularly in the southern part of Tanzania which is attracting a lot of foreign investors. As well airport expansions going on part the member states are a pulling and pushing catalyst for passengers' increment. For examples Tanzania and Kenya are implementing multibillion projects in their terminals, both named, next the names of their founding fathers, Julius Nyerere and Jomo Kenyatta.
  • Proflight Zambia begins a new route from Lusaka to Dar-es-Salaam

    ZAMBIA, 2013/10/23 Proflight Zambia begins a new route from Lusaka to Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania on Wednesday, October 23, enabling fast and affordable links for traders and tourists. The three-times-a-week service marks the second international destination for Zambia’s growing local airline, which started flying to Lilongwe in Malawi in June. “Proflight’s new route to Dar-es-Salaam builds an significant link between Zambia and Tanzania which will strengthen business ties and boost two-way travel between our respective tourist destinations,” said Proflight Director of Government and Industry Affairs Capt. Philip Lemba. “This is undoubtedly the fastest, most comfortable and affordable way to travel between the two cities.”
  • FastJet help travel between Tanzania and South Africa

    SOUTH AFRICA, 2013/08/12 “For some time the Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg route has only been operated by one airline and the lack of competition has created inflated fares. FastJet will substantially reduce the average fare and in doing so will encourage additional leisure and business traffic between Tanzania and South Africa,” says Richard Bodin, COO of FastJet, whom this correspondent met recently at the Routes Africa conference in Kampala. South Africa will be FastJet’s initial international route from Tanzania, as the airline has indicated flights between Dar es Salaam and Johannesburg will commence on September 27. FastJet will initially operate three flights per week, using their A319 for the 3½ hour flight, offering full-service carrier South African Airways, for some time presently alone on the route without competition, the prospect of having to drop fares to retain market share.