TANZANIA’S NATIONAL AIRLINE TO BEGIN INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS AT THE WEEKEND

DAR-ES-SAALAM-- Tanzania's national airline says it will extend its services to international destinations at the weekend, beginning with flights to Uganda and Burundi.

Ladislaus Matindi, the Managing Director of Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL), said in a statement here Thursday that the national carrier will begin services to Bunjumbura, Burundi, and Entebbe, Uganda, on Aug 26 and Aug 30 respectively.

Matindi said ATCL will also in the fourth quarter of this year to to Mumbai, Bangkok and Johannesburg.

Ever since he came into power in November 2015, Ugandan President John Magufuli has repeatedly announced plans by his government to revive the national flag carrier and turn it into a competitive airline.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK