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Air Tanzania

davis
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Air Tanzania

Has anyone had recent experiences with Air Tanzania? We booked a flight for February 2009 from Arusha to Entebbe that has been canceled and rebooking has been next to impossible. No Website and very limited phone service - we haven't been able to reach anyone.

Is the airline still functioning? We have the option of canceling our flight and going with another airline, does anyone have any recommendations?

New York
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1. Re: Air Tanzania

If you have the option of canceling, you should bail out while you still have the chance to get your money back.

Stick with a reliable airline.

Arusha
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Hello,

They are said to be a bit unreliable to a lot of people. But you can try Air Uganda which leaves Arusha to Entebbe.

It says in there website that the prices start from $250 maybe you can ask them and see what happens.

Other wise when you arrive to Arusha you can book at the offices and see what happens.

Good luck in your trip...

Findlay, Ohio
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Air Tanzania is rather unreliable now due to money problems. It appears that they need about $150 million in a cash infusion to remain in business (according to news reports). They are owned by the Tanzania government, which partially sold them to South Africa Air several years ago and then took them back when the government didn't like how they operated. Them and most governments could not organize a two car parade properly, let alone a business. They are and will be in perpetual difficulties.

I would bail out while I had the opportunity and choose another carrier.

davis
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Thank you for your replies - very helpful, we will bail out and find another flight.

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