Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Dubai airline expands to Tanzania

Dar es Salaam. Dubai-based airline, flydubai, will start flying to Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) on October 17, 2014 as the air operator cements its position in East Africa.
Kilimanjaro will be flydubai’s 12th destination in Africa. It will also be flying to Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar.
It will be flying to Kilimanjaro on Mondays and Fridays.
“FZ673 is scheduled to depart Dubai International Terminal 2 at 06:40hrs local time, arriving into KIA at 13:25hrs local time with a one-hour stopover in Dar es Salaam, while FZ674 is scheduled to depart KIA at 16:10hrs local time, landing at Dubai International Terminal 2 at 01:00hrs local time with a one-hour stopover in Dar es Salaam,” reads part of a statement released by flydubai.
According to the flydubai chief executive officer, with the addition of these three new destinations in Tanzania (Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam), the airline has doubled its network in North and East Africa this year, a development that strengthens its commitment to serving previously underserved markets.