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Zanzibar's Abeid Amani Karume International Airport to Welcome 409 Flights in July 2024




Zanzibar is set to receive an impressive influx of 409 flights at its newly inaugurated Terminal 3 at the Abeid Amani Karume International Airport throughout July 2024. This surge in air traffic underscores Zanzibar’s growing status as a premier destination in East Africa.


These flights will originate from a variety of international and regional locations, showcasing a diverse mix of airlines and routes that connect Zanzibar to major cities across the globe.


Prominent airlines operating through Terminal 3 include Turkish Airlines, Flydubai, Kenya Airways, and Qatar Airways.


Turkish Airlines will link major Turkish cities to Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam, with routes such as IST-JRO-ZNZ-IST, enhancing connectivity. Flydubai will maintain a steady presence with frequent flights between Dubai and Zanzibar, facilitating seamless travel options for passengers worldwide.

European airlines like Eurowings and Neos connects Frankfurt, Munich, and Milan to Zanzibar, thus improving accessibility for European travelers seeking this idyllic destination.


Starting from July 3rd, Terminal 3 is expected to handle 19 flights daily, a significant increase from the usual 8 to 10 flights.

This expanded flight schedule is anticipated to greatly benefit Zanzibar’s tourism sector, contributing to economic growth and sustainability efforts. The island’s appeal is enhanced by its strategic geographic location and rich cultural heritage, attracting visitors from around the world.


As Zanzibar prepares to welcome this influx of flights, local authorities are focusing on ensuring seamless operations at the airport. Emphasis is being placed on efficiency in passenger handling and airport services to maintain high standards of customer satisfaction.


With this extensive flight schedule, Zanzibar is poised to strengthen its position as a premier destination for both leisure and business travel in the East African region.


Source: Adapted from The Citizen Tanzania




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