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Four Points by Sheraton, one of Marriott International’s fastest-growing hotel brands, is celebrating its rapid international growth by taking its love of craft beer one pint further. As part of a global series of biergarten-themed events, the recently opened Four Points by Sheraton Dar es Salaam, New Africa Hotel in Tanzania will … read more
Plane loads of tourists aboard Ethiopian, KLM and Turkish airlines are expected to land in Tanzania in the next one week, marking a critical milestone in the on-going re-opening of the country’s economy following nearly two months of lockdown. The country’s commercial capital, Dar es Salaam, hotels and schools are all heeding President Jo… read more
The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) is frantically working on restoring train operations following a disruption occasioned by a landslide that occurred on 30th April 2020 around the Mwakanga area, 32 kilometres South-West of Dar es Salaam.
The landslide was caused by heavy and persistent rainfall in the area, which weaken… read more
Middle East capacity
Following steep double-digit drops in recent weeks, the rate of capacity decline from and within the Middle East slowed last week (w/c May 11) to 2.7%. In total there were 1 million departure seats in the region’s market, a slight fall of 28,000 seats week-on-week. However, the figure meant that the Middle East’… read more
Zambia reopened its Nakonde border with Tanzania on Friday for cargo after a five-day closure of the key transit point for copper and cobalt exports and fuel imports, but people were still not allowed to cross, a provincial minister told Reuters.
President Edgar Lungu had shut the border on Sunday after the town of Nakonde recorded 76 case… read more
Zambia and Tanzania are in talks over public health management amid the coronavirus pandemic, a day after the former shut its joint international border, officials said.
Last Saturday, Zambia recorded as many as 85 virus cases, 76 of which were detected in Nakonde. Chitalu Chilufya, Zambia’ s health minister, said both the countries were p… read more
Tanzania Railway Corporation is continuing with compensation in Dodoma for all citizens who have been impacted by the construction project of the modern railway in Morogoro. Covid-19 protocols are in place to mitigate risk to the community.
From next week, the TAZARA passenger trains will not cross the border between Tanzania and Zambia. Instead, the passenger trains will run within the respective boundaries of Tanzania and Zambia.
Hahn AIR has contracted 40 new partners all over the world to use their sales- and ticketing facilities.
17 of the new partners will be using the product HR-169 and hence have entered into an interline agreement with Hahn Air. The remaining 23 carriers are taking advantage of the products H1-Air or X1-Air for airlines that are looki… read more
According to Malawi 24, the rehabilitation of the main runway of the second important airport platform in Malawi, Blantyre, has been completed. According to the Malawi Minister of Transport and Public Works, the airport will resume receiving large aircraft from January 2020.
"I am pleased to inform the airlines that the runway rehabilitati… read more