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Ndege Q400 za Air Tanzania ni "mpya" na si "mtumba."

Ndege mpya DHC-8-402Q, MSN 4495, ya shirika la ndege la Air Tanzania, tayari imeshakamilika kupigwa rangi na ipo katika maandalizi ya mwisho kabla ya kuanza safari yake ya kuja nchini Tanzania. 
Ndege hii ambayo kwa sasa ina usajili wa C-FIFG (usajili wa majaribio, Canada) ni ya kwanza kati ya ndege mbili za aina ya Bombadier Dash 8 Q400 zilizonunuliwa na serikali ya Tanzania kwa ajili ya shirika la ndege la ATCL ambapo zinatarajiwa kuwasili mwishoni mwa mwezi wa septemba mwaka huu.

Kwa mujibu wa taarifa kutoka katika mitandao mbalimbali, ndege hii ni mpya, imetengenezwa mwaka 2015, namba yake ya kutengenezwa (MSN) ni 4495. Kwa sasa ina umri wa mwaka mmoja na miezi minne.

Zifuatazo ni picha mbalimbali zikionesha ndege hiyo ikiwa na rangi nyeupe, wakati ikifanyiwa majaribio kabla ya kuuzwa kwa serikali ya Tanzania.
Picha hii imepigwa 22 Mei 2016, huko Downsview (CYZD), Toronto, Canada. Picha kwa hisani: Nigel Harris.

 Picha hii ilipigwa huko Downsview, tarehe 29-Apr-2016, ikiwa katika rangi…

Airlines compete to hire local pilots

LOCAL airlines are giving priority to nationals in recruitment of pilots and other aviation works as they brace for intense competition expected with the revival of state-owned national carrier. With anticipated increased demand for air transport, with passenger numbers and freight traffic growing in the near future, Precision Air, Fast Jet and Air Tanzania company stated priority will be given to Tanzanian candidates for pilots vacancies and other aviation works. Precision Air announced 10 posts for pilots yesterday in a statement to the media noting Tanzanian pilots are encouraged to apply. So far, at least 45 Tanzania pilots, have been employed by Precision Air company. The number makes 82 per cent of all pilots who are employed by Precision Air. The company’s human resource director, Ms Reynada Sikira, said the company is set to employ seven pilots in command and three co-pilots. On Friday, the Fastjet Airline Company said it has prioritized to employ Tanzanian aviation staff, giving …

Pilots vacancies at Precision Air – 7 Posts

Precision Air Services Plc is a fast growing private Tanzanian airline which operates in partnership with Kenya Airways, with its strategies to expand wings beyond East Africa and Africa. 
The company invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill in the following positions.
POSITION: PILOT IN COMMAND ATR42/72 – 7 POSTS
REPORTS TO: FLEET MANAGER DUTY
STATION: DAR ES SALAAM.
(a) Duties and Responsibilities
 i. It is the responsibility of the PIC to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the aircraft in all stages of ground and flight operations. Plan, and supervise the execution of company flights in accordance with legal and company policies and procedures, authorized checklists and to ensure safe, efficient and economical operation.
 ii. The PIC will co-ordinate the flight preparation according to directives and procedures in this manual and other relevant Manuals and ascertains that all aspects are covered.
iii. The PIC will ensure that the checklist and standard o…

Job Opportunities at Air Tanzania (ATCL)

VACANCIES ANNOUNCEMENT Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) is in the process of revamping its operations and has introduced new equipment to its fleet. The Company is therefore inviting applications from qualified personnel to fill various positions.
1.      POSITIONS: 
1.1. Dash 8 – Q400 Mechanical and Avionics Certifying Engineers (6 POSTS) 
   a)    Qualifications·         ·Must possess a valid Aircraft Maintenance Engineers License (ICAO TYPE II).  ·        ·Must possess a valid Dash 8 – Q400 Approval/License.·Must have successfully completed Dash 8 – Q400 type course from an Approved Training Organisation.       ·Must have Aircraft Maintenance working experience, as a certifying engineer, of not less than 5 years; 2 of which being on Dash 8 – Q400. Experience must include release to service certification after “A” Check and above.       ·Computer literacy·        ·Fluency in English·        ·Possession of Dash 8-Q300 Approval/License will be an added advantage.

   b)    Duties and res…

Air Tanzania na mipango ya Q400; vipi kuhusu CS300?

Air Tanzania imeainisha mipango yake ya uendeshaji kwa ndege zake mpya mbili aina ya Dash 8-400s zinazotegemewa kuwasili katika nusu ya pili ya mwezi ujao.
Gharama zilizolipwa na serikali ya Tanzania kwa ajili ya manunuzi ya ndege hizo, tayari zilishadokezwa mwezi Juni na waziri wa fedha na mipango, Dr Phillip Mpango wakati wa kuwasilisha bungen taarifa juu ya hali ya uchumi nchini Tanzania.
"Serikali itanunua ndege tatu: Bombardier CS300 moja yenye uwezo wa kubeba hadi abiria 150 na Bombardier Q400 mbili zenye uwezo wa kubeba abiria hadi 80 kila moja," alinukuliwa Dkt Mpango.
Hakuna tarehe ya kuwasili kwa C Series, au uthibitisho wowote kwamba itaagizwa lini kwa ajili ya Air Tanzania, uliotolewa.
Kaimu mkurugenzi mkuu Patrick Itule anasema kuwasili kwa Q400 kutaleta mapinduzi makubwa ya upanuzi katika mtandao wa safari unaomilikiwa na shirika hilo ambapo kwa sasa kuna Kigoma, Mtwara na Mwanza ndani ya nchi na kikanda ni Moroni, Comoro.
Kwa mujibu wa Itule, sambamba na ndege peke…