Air Tanzania (TC, Dar es Salaam) says it will debut scheduled B737-9 service on October 13 between Dar es Salaam and India, and regionally to Zambia and Zimbabwe.

5H-TCP (msn 67790) will be deployed 4x weekly between Dar es Salaam and Mumbai International; and 4x weekly south-bound to Lusaka and Harare International. As reported, the aircraft was ferried from Seattle Boeing Field to Dar es Salaam between September 30 to October 3, 2023. It is the first of two B737-9s ordered by the Tanzanian government directly from Boeing (BOE, Washington National) and is owned by TGF - Tanzania Government Flight (Dar es Salaam) (TGF).

A spokesperson for the airline confirmed to ch-aviation that the second would arrive before the end of this year.

Air Tanzania's existing fleet comprises four A220-300s, one B767-300F, two B787-8s, one DHC-8-Q300, and five DHC-8-Q400s. It also has one more B787-8 on order from Boeing, according to the ch-aviation fleets module.