Flydubai has begun flights to Kilimanjaro, its third destination in Tanzania, using a Boeing 737 Max 8 jet.

The UAE carrier says that as of 15 December it began operating thrice-weekly direct services to the African destination, with a further three flights a week operating to Kilimanjaro via the Tanzanian capital, Dar es Salaam.

FlightGlobal schedules data indicates that the state-owned carrier already operates routes to Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar. Emirates also serves Dar es Salaam from Dubai.

Flyduba has two Max 8s in service with a further 71 on order, Flight Fleets Analyzer data indicates.

Source: Cirium Dashboard