FlyDubai began flights to Kilimanjaro International Airport on December 15, its third destination in Tanzania after Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar.
Ghaith Al Ghaith, CEO of FlyDubai, said: “With our service to Kilimanjaro, we are responding to a growing demand for travel between the UAE and Tanzania. FlyDubai is the first UAE airline to offer direct air links to Kilimanjaro with the aim of connecting this market to Dubai and beyond, and offer travellers more choice and flexibility.”

The flights operate six times a week using a B737MAX8. Certain flights route via Dar es Salaam, raising the number of FlyDubai services to Tanzania to 14 a week. Emirates will codeshare on this route and as part of the Emirates FlyDubai partnership.