News Listings for Kilimanjaro International

  • Netherlands to part-fund Kilimanjaro airport upgrade

    News | 26 Feb 2014 15:40 | Oliver Clark

    The Netherlands is to provide €15 million ($20.5 million) toward a project to renovate Kilimanjaro International airport in Tanzania.
  • ROUTES: Tourism driving Tanzanian airport investment

    News | 07 Oct 2013 21:58

    Tanzania is investing in new airports and the redevelopment of its existing hubs off the back of increasing numbers of tourists and a growth in agricultural exports
  • Nairobi airport to resume domestic services today

    News | 07 Aug 2013 15:12 | Oliver Clark

    <p>Domestic and cargo operations are to resume at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International later today after a fire ripped through the airport's international...
  • Airports

    News | 27 Nov 2001 00:00

    Sofreavia has been awarded two European Investment Bank-funded contracts by the Tanzanian Government to upgrade air navigation, communication and safety equipment at Dar-es-Salaam International Airport and Kilimanjaro International Airport. The contract at Dar-es-Salaam calls for new radio navigation, communication and meteorological equipment, including Sofreavia's ATALIS 2 aeronautical information system, with flight data processing and billing subsystems. The control tower at Kilimanjaro will be refurbished, while another ATALIS 2 system will be installed, connected to the Dar-es-Salaam system. The work is due for completion by the end of next year. Croatia's Osijek-Klisa Airport is to be re-opened for commercial traffic, according to local press reports. General manager Darko Markovic says that €2.7 million ($2.4 million) has been invested in infrastructure at the airport, which was formerly Yugoslavia's main cargo hub. Scheduled services to Belgrade, Pula and Zagreb are being
  • Swissport lands African, Latin American handling deals

    News | 14 Jun 2000 16:09 | Graham Dunn

    <BODY LINK="#0000ff" VLINK="#800080"> <P>SAirGroup ground handling subsidiary Swissport has expanded its business in Africa and Latin America by commencing activities at airports across Tanzania, Brazil, Argentina, Honduras and Dominican Republic.</P> <P>Its activities in Africa have been boosted by the acquisition of a majority stake in Dar es Salaam airport holding company (DAHACO), as part of Tanzania's ongoing privatisation process of airports in the country. Consequently Swissport is now offering its services at both Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro international airports.</P> <P>Tanzania is the third African location for the Swiss company.</P> <P>Swissport has also created a joint venture with Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 - Swissport Argentina - to commence operations at Buenos Aires airport from the start of August, together with plans for handling operations at other airports in the country as well.</P> <P>In South America its Brazilian division, Swissport Brazil, recently ex
  • East African Alliance merger moves ahead

    News | 16 Apr 1997 00:00

    <p>Criticism has begun to emerge over the proposed merger of the national flag carriers of Tanzania and Uganda into Alliance, the joint-venture carrier led by South African Airways (SAA). Alliance is pressing ahead with plans for fleet and network expansion, however. </p> <p>Ministers from Tanzania and Uganda agreed "in principle" to the merger in March, but the deal has already been condemned by the chief executive of Air Tanzania, who says that he can foresee "difficulties" if it is to go ahead. </p> <p>Alliance, set up two years ago with a single Boeing 747SP, is 40% owned by SAA, with the other national carriers each holding a further 10% and their respective governments 5%. The remaining 30% is held by private investors. </p> <p>Alliance remains optimistic that the merger plans will go ahead rapidly and should be completed over the next couple of years. It also denies that the merger has been proposed for political, rather than commercial, reasons. </p> <p>International servic