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Zambian government disappointed as Fastjet pulls back from starting local operations.

One of  Fastjet aircraft A319 The Government of Zambia is disappointed that Fastjet has withdrawn its intentions to set up operations in Zambia. Zambian Transport and Communications Minister, Kapembwa Simbao said the newly-appointed executive chairperson of Fastjet informed the Government that the new management had decided to shelve the Zambia investment portfolio owing to unfavorable global economic conditions. He said Fastjet remained committed to invest in Zambia once the negative economic conditions changes. "While Government is considering establishing its own airline to help diversify the economy, we stand ready to invite new investors in the domestic aviation sector," Mr Simbao said. Source: Times of Zambia

Air Mauritius adds Dar Es Salaam and Maputo to its regional destinations.

Air Mauritius has added Dar es Salaam and Maputo to its regional network, as the airline starts 1 weekly flight each, using Airbus A319 aircraft. On 4 May the carrier began weekly (Wednesday) flights on the 2,633-kilometre route to   Maputo   (MPM) in Mozambique. The return flight operates via Durban. On 6 May, it began weekly (Friday) flights on the 2,494-kilometre route to   Dar es Salaam   (DAR) in Tanzania. Return flights on this route operate via Nairobi. Both routes will be flown by one of the airline’s two A319s and neither faces direct competition. Megh Pillay, CEO of Air Mauritius, said: “African economies have shown remarkable resilience to the global crisis. Their growth rates have been consistently higher than the global average. The expansion of our network on the African continent is a step to address the need for more air connectivity. These new flights will contribute in feeding the Air Corridor that links Africa and Asia via the hubs of Mauritius


INVITATION FOR AN APTITUDE TEST FOR AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION MANAGEMENT TRAINEES         The Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority, (TCAA) was established by the enactment of the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority Act 2003 Cap 80 (R.E 2006) to regulate the civil aviation industry in the United Republic of Tanzania in order to ensure effective implementation of Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) as provided in the Annexes of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The Authority is also responsible for economic regulation of the activities of persons and institutions providing air transport services and aeronautical airport services. In addition the Authority provides air navigation services in Tanzania. The following candidates are selected to attend an aptitude test which will be conducted at the Civil Aviation Training Centre (Terminal one/Old Terminal) on   10 May, 2016   and   11 May, 2016   from 8.00 am. 10 May, 2016 1 Zakaria M.