Air Tanzania has placed an order for an additional Boeing 787-8, a pair of 737 Max aircraft and a 767-300 freighter.

The order, disclosed by the US manufacturer at the Dubai air show on 16 November, was previously listed as unidentified on Boeing’s orders and deliveries website.


Source: Boeing

A mock-up of Boeing 737 Max, 767 freighter and 787-8 in Air Tanzania colours

Cirium fleets data shows Air Tanzania operates a pair of Rolls-Royce Trent 1000-powered 787s, together with four Airbus A220s and five De Havilland Canada Dash 8-400s.

Air Tanzania chief executive Ladislaus Matindi says: “Our flagship 787 Dreamliner is popular with our passengers, providing unrivalled in-flight comfort and ultra-efficiency for our long-haul growth.

”Adding to our 787 fleet, the introduction of the 737 Max and 767 Freighter will give Air Tanzania exceptional capability and flexibility to meet passenger and cargo demand within Africa and beyond.”