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Air Tanzania Orders Q400s

Sat Nov 10, 2007 9:46 pm

At least according to this article:

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Sunday News; Sunday,November 11, 2007 @00:01

TWO out of the four planes the Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) has ordered from Canada as part of its plans to serve more local and regional routes would be delivered next month, it was learnt yesterday.

The ATCL Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mr David Mattaka, told the 'Sunday News' that the national flag carrier would receive two used Dash8Q 300 next month and two brand new Dash8 Q 400 before the end of next year, all paid for by the government.


http://www.dailynews-tsn.com/page.php?id=9530

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RE: Air Tanzania Orders Q400s

Sat Nov 10, 2007 10:34 pm

Maybe get some from SAS  Wink

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RE: Air Tanzania Orders Q400s

Sat Nov 10, 2007 10:38 pm

Looks like they want to be a real airline, good for them.
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RE: Air Tanzania Orders Q400s

Sun Nov 11, 2007 1:00 am

Quoting MD90fan (Reply 2):
Looks like they want to be a real airline, good for them.

 checkmark  Some proper competition for PW. Would a Q400 have the legs to do JNB direct? As much as I love the 732, the A320 would be a great addition too for competing with SA, KQ & ET.
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RE: Air Tanzania Orders Q400s

Sun Nov 11, 2007 1:14 am

Probably got a good deal, safetywise the Q400 been good no fatalities since 1995.
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