The United Arab Emirates National Airline’s Etihad Airways has launched daily direct flights from Abu Dhabi to Julius Nyerere International Airport Dar es salaam Tanzania.
The United Arab Emirates National Airline’s Etihad Airways has launched daily direct flights from Abu Dhabi to Julius Nyerere International Airport Dar es salaam Tanzania. The inauguration event took place today November 1st, 2015 when the Airline’s Airbus A320 aircraft from UAE landed at the airport around 13:20 with passengers aboard of which among them were Tanzanians living in the United Arab Emirates and journalists from China.
The arrival of the first flight was witnessed by the Ambassador of the UAE in Tanzania H.E Ibrahim Al-Suwaidi who cut a ribbon to symbolize the launching of the daily flights of the airline. Among the dignitaries who were present during the event at the Julius Nyerere International Airport were The Permanent secretaries of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism Dr. Adelhelm Meru and Ministry of Transport Dr. Shaaban Mwinjakana respectively.
The Etihad which becomes the fourth Airline from the Gulf to fly to Tanzania after Emirates, Qatar Airways and Fly dubai, registers Tanzania as its 110th destination worldwide, and eleventh in Africa. The Introduction of Ethad’s Airways daily flight to Tanzania is expected to have positive impact on the development of tourism sector as well as trade in the country.
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