Air Tanzania takes delivery of 2 Q400 aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has delivered two Q400 turboprops to the Tanzanian Government Flight Agency, the company said.

The aircraft, which were newly delivered with a 76-seat, dual-lavatory configuration, will be operated by Air Tanzania, the national airline of the United Republic of Tanzania. The delivery of the two aircraft increases the fleet of Q Series turboprops in Africa to approximately 125 aircraft including 40 Q400 aircraft.

Bombardier said its commercial aircraft presence in Africa includes a regional support office (RSO) and spare parts depot, co-located in Johannesburg, South Africa as well as authorized service facilities in South Africa and Ethiopia.

Bombardier said it has recorded firm orders for a total of 565 Q400 aircraft.

Bombardier is a manufacturer of both planes and trains. Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada.