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Air Tanzania

IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
TC
ATC
197
 
Air Tanzania Bombardier Dash 8 Q300
Air Tanzania
P.O. Box 543
ATC House
Ohio Street
Dar es Salaam
TANZANIA

Tel.: +255 22 211 8411
Fax: +255 22 211 3114
SITA: DARDZTC
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.airtanzania.com

Type: Scheduled, charter, regional, domestic, pax, cargo
Owner: Government of Tanzania (51%); China Sonangol International Holdings (49%)
Base: Dar Es Salaam (DAR)
Hubs: -
Start of ops: June 1977
Alliances: Comores Aviation
Air Tanzania operates this equipment: Executives:
  • 1 x Boeing 737-200
  • 1 x Bombardier Dash 8 Q300
Chief Executive:
ops Director:
David Matakka
Sadiki Muze

Name Alias
IATA
Code
ICAO
Code
Country Base Dates
Air Tanzania  
TC
ATC
Tanzania Dar-es-Salaam 1977-
Formed 10/3/77 after the breakup of EAAC. Was to be privatized late 1998, eventually to be merged into Alliance Air, plans cancelled and remained state-owned. 49% acquired in 12/02 by South African AW, to be resold during early 2006 but eventually written-off by SAA in 7/06 and re-purchased by Tanzanian government 9/06 for a symbolic $1. AOC suspended in early 2008 following failure of IATA safety audit, revoked 8/12/08, reinstated 30/12/08 but ops were not restarted. 49% purchased by China Sonangol International (announced 4/2/09) and resumed limited services. AOC restored 6/10/11, resumed services on 1/11/11. $100m investment offer from Al Hayat Development and Investment Company, Oman initiated in 1/13 but faltered.