Fastjet to link Tanzania and Malawi


Fastjet Tanzania will commence its sixth international route on 27 July between Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and Lilongwe (Malawi).

Services between Dar es Salaam’s Julius Nyerere International Airport and Malawi’s Lilongwe International Airport will initially operate twice a week on Mondays and Fridays, using fastjet’s Airbus A319 jet aircraft with seating for up to 156 passengers. More capacity is expected to be added as demand increases.

Flights will depart Dar es Salaam at 10h25 and land in Lilongwe at 11h05, with a flight time of 01h40. The return flight to Dar es Salaam departs at 11h40, landing at 14h20 (all local times).

Tickets are on sale, with fares starting from $50 one way, excluding airport and government taxes.

Fastjet Tanzania already operates domestically from Dar es Salaam to Mwanza, Mbeya and Kilimanjaro, as well as between Kilimanjaro and Mwanza, and internationally between Dar es Salaam and Johannesburg (South Africa), Lusaka (Zambia), Entebbe (Uganda), and Harare (Zimbabwe). 

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