August 06, 2021: Air Tanzania has received a new DHC 8-Q400 aircraft. With the addition of the new Dash 8-400 aircraft, the airline now has a total of ten aircraft.

According to the aircraft manufacturer, it is the last of its type.

On July 30, Tanzania’s president, Samia Suluhu Hassan welcomed the fifth Dash 8-400 in Dar es Salaam.

The aircraft was carried to Goose Bay for the first time in late April 2021 and stored for another three months. According to Flightradar24 data, the Tanzanian national airline flew it to Dar es Salaam via Reykjavik Keflavik, Rotterdam, Heraklion, Luxor, and Addis Ababa from July 28 - 30, 2021.

Currently, Air Tanzania has four Dash 8-Q400s in service, including one DHC-8-Q300, two B787-8s, and two A220-300s, with two more scheduled to arrive in October 2021.

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