Tanzania Airport Authority Receives New General Director

The government of Tanzania  responded with very fast in recruiting a brand-new Director-General for the Tanzania Airport Authority, after the sudden death of former director Mr. Suleiman Said Suleiman just a couple of days back.

Mr. George Sambali who was the Julius Nyerere international Airport's CEO was appointed as the new Director General for the Tanzania Airports Authority (TAA) thus filling the gap at the authority.

Mr. Sambali who is 51 years old holds a number of degrees plus diplomas related to the aviation sector and has worked with the Tanzania Airport Authority since 2011

Over the last couple of years, the government of Tanzania started an extensive infrastructure modernization of the various aviation facilities with the brand-new terminal at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) which will be opened later on this very year whose passenger handling capacity will be three times the current capacity. This airport also receives a number of guests including those on Safari in Tanzania. A number of Other airports including Mbeya have also seen some upgrading plus expansion of the facilities, which has enable the different airliners like Fastjet to fly two times a day from Dar es Salaam. Mtwara airport among other airports is also undergoing a number of upgrade.