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The government of Tanzania to purchase a second B787 Dreamliner

For those who were wondering about ATCL being able to run smoothly it's long-haul operations with a single Boeing 787 Dreamliner currently on order...here is what you didn't know,...apparently the government of Tanzania through the ministry of works and transport has set aside the down payment for a second Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
Here bellow is an extract of the 2017/18 budget for the ministry of works, transport and communications as presented in the parliament by the minister prof. Makame Mbarawa in which TZS 500,000 million is allocated for finalizing the payment for qnty 2 Bombardier CS300, qnty 1 B787-8 Dreamliner, insurance, training for personnel, start up cost and as well the down payment for another (the second) Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
Quote:
174.Mheshimiwa Spika, ujio wa ndege hizo mbili aina ya Bombardier Dash 8 – Q400 pamoja na ile iliyokuwepo aina ya Dash 8 - Q300 umeiwezesha ATCL kutoa huduma za uhakika za usafiri wa anga katika maeneo ya Dar es Salaam, Mwanza, Ki…

Precision Air to launch scheduled flights to Kahama (KBH) starting september 2017.

Tanzania leading airline Precision Air Services PLC, has announced the launch of scheduled flights to Kahama effective from 5th September 2017. 
The announcement was made after a successful test flight to the Kahama airstrip in Shinyanga region.
The test flight performed by Precision Air’s ATR42-500 reg. 5H-PWF took off from Mwanza (MWZ) at around 16:25hrs LT and landed at Kahama (KBH) at 17:00 hrs LT on Sunday 16th July 2017. Kahama’s District Commissioner, Hon.Fadhili Nkurlu was one of the passengers accompanied the 35min flight from Mwanza.
At Kahama, the flight was received by the management of Acacia, invited guests and the press. Addressing the public, Precision Air’s Corporate Affairs Manager Mr. Hillary Mremi said, Precision Air will start its commercial operations effective from 5th September 2017, initially with three flights a week, every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday and strategically increasing the frequency to daily depending on the demand.
Mr. Mremi said “there will be no ne…