Air Tanzania Buys New Boeing 787

The government of Tanzania announced the purchase of a new Boeing Dreamliner 787 for its national airline, Air Tanzania. The American company confirmed the purchase on Tuesday.

The Tanzanian government made a $10-million down payment for the 787-8 Dreamliner. The current market price is $224.6 million, according to a local media report.

The Tanzanian president’s office shared a photo of President John Magufuli looking at Boeing Dreamliner marketing pamphlets featuring a 787-8 with Air Tanzania.

The aircraft, which can seat 262 passengers, will arrive in June 2018.

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Source: Afrika News