DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania (Xinhua) --
Tanzania’s national airline announced on Thursday
that it will start extending its services to international skies
with flights to Uganda and Burundi starting next weekend.
Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) Managing Director, said in a
statement that the national carrier will begin its Bunjumbura
and Entebbe routes in Burundi and Uganda on Aug. 26 and 30,
Matindi said ATCL
will also in the fourth quarter of this year begin its routes to
Mumbai in India, Bangkok in Thailand and Johannesburg in South
Ever since he came
into power in November 2015, President John Magufuli has
repeatedly announced plans by his government to revive the
national carrier and turn it into a competitive airline.