Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) is the national airline of Tanzania, carrying with it the national treasure and pride of Mt Kilimanjaro as its slogan - ‘The Wings of Kilimanjaro’. Based in Dar es Salaam, with its hub at the modern state of the art Julius Nyerere International Airport out of Terminals II and III. The airline is IOSA certified and a proud member of IATA. ATCL has been a member of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) since its establishment in 1977 following the dissolution of East African Airways.

ATCL is a government-owned airline with a fleet of 12 aircrafts; one Dash 8-Q300, five Dash 8-Q400, four Airbus A220-300 and two Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. Before the end of 2023, we expect to add to our fleet; one Dash 8 Q400, two Boeing 737 Max - 9, one Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner and one Boeing 767 Freighter.

With a young fleet, ATCL maintains its position as the leading airline in Tanzania, providing extensive domestic and international connectivity with over 120 weekly flights to more than 15 destinations. Air Tanzania currently operates more than 10 domestic destinations from Dar es Salaam hub, namely: Dodoma, Kilimanjaro, Kigoma, Mpanda, Geita, Mbeya, Mtwara, Mwanza, Bukoba, Songea, Tabora, Iringa, Arusha and Zanzibar. Beyond our borders, ATCL operates to Mumbai (India), Lubumbashi (DRC), Nairobi (Kenya), Hahaya (Comoros), Ndola and Lusaka (Zambia), Harare (Zimbabwe), Bujumbura (Burundi), Entebbe (Uganda). Soon we will be adding, Dzaoudzi (Mayotte), Dubai (UAE), Juba (Southern Sudan), Johannesburg (South Africa), Lagos (Nigeria), Accra (Ghana), and London (United Kingdom).


Mission and Vision

To be the airline of choice that exceeds customers’ expectations.


To our passengers:

To provide reliable, safe and sustainable high quality airline services globally.

To our employees:

To provide a working environment for our employees to excel through constant training & development and supported by an effective reward and recognition program.

  Board Members


Board Chairperson

Prof. Neema Mori, is an Associate Professor at the Department of Finance of the University of Dar es salaam Business School. She holds a PhD in Finance from the University of Agder, Norway, MBA (Finance) and B. Com (Finance) from the University of Dar es salaam, Tanzania. She has over 20 years of experience in teaching, research and consultancy in areas of corporate finance, small business finance, corporate governance, microfinance and entrepreneurship. Prof. Mori has participated in various international courses and conferences on entrepreneurship, microfinance, corporate governance, women entrepreneurship, international strategy, business planning, consultancy skills, adult training and project management. She has undertaken research and consulting assignments for various agencies such as the International Labour Organization, Financial Sector Deepening Trust Fund, Business Environment Strengthening for Tanzania, International Fund for Agriculture Development and the Research for Poverty Alleviation. She has published extensively in various internationally recognized academic journals.
Prof. Mori sits on the Boards of several institutions in Tanzania. She is a member of the University of Dar es Salaam Academic Staff Assembly (UDASA), Centre for Research on Social Enterprises and Microfinance (CERSEM), European Microfinance Research Network (EMRN).



Board Member

Eng. Raphael Bokango is a master’s degree holder in Aviation Management graduated at Concordia University in Canada, majoring in Air Transport economics, airline management and strategic management, and a Bachelor of Engineering Degree (Electrical & Electronics) from University of Mysore, in India.

Eng. Bokango has worked in various positions in Tanzania and abroad including several years with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal Canada as Permanent Representative of SADC States to ICAO and Permanent Representative of Tanzania on the Council of ICAO. He has over 30 years of experience in aviation policies and standards, strategic planning and management of aviation systems.

Eng. Bokango is registered with the Engineers Registration Board (ERB) and is a member of the Institution of Engineers Tanzania (IET) and the International Airport Professionals (ACI – ICAO).



Board Member

Dr. Neema Kiure is an Assurance Partner at Ernst & Young (EY) Tanzania. In 2009, she became the first female Partner to be admitted in Big-4 Audit Firms in Tanzania. She completed her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exams in 1999, whilst in her third year of Advanced Diploma in Accountancy at the Institute of Accountancy Arusha. She is now a Fellow CPA.
She holds a PhD in Business Administration from the University of Dar es salaam, 2020 and MBA (Finance) from the same University, 2002.

Dr. Kiure is a Certified Company Director and Certified Trainer of Corporate Governance by the Commonwealth Association of Corporate Governance since 2002. She is a Certified Information Systems Auditor by the Information System Audit and Control Association since 2006. She obtained her ACCA Diploma in International Financial Reporting in 2007, and Certified Basel II Professional from Basel II Compliance Professionals Association in March 2012. Furthermore, she obtained her Certificate in Leading Professional Service Firms from Harvard Business School in 2012.

Dr. Kiure has served in various professional capacities, including as a Member of the Global International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) for the period from 2018 – 2023, member of IPSASB Consultative Advisory Group in 2016 and 2017, Vice-Chairperson of the National Board of Accountants and Auditors from 2014 – 2021, member of the African Professionalization Initiative’s - Interim Academic Advisory Council (API-IAAC) since March 2019, founding member of the Tanzania Association of Women Accountants (TAWCA).

Dr. Kiure has worked with Ulc (Tanzania) Limited as Chief Accountant, PwC as an Auditor, and Diamond Trust Bank (T) Limited as Finance and Administration Manager.
She has worked with the Government to ensure compliance with International Public Sector Accounting Standards and has assisted public sector entities in Tanzania on improving IPSAS compliance.


Board Member

Mr. John Mhango Njawa holds an MSc. In Air Transport Management from the City College of London, United Kingdom. He joined the aviation industry as a maintenance engineering cadet in 1974 and worked extensively within the Ministry of Transport and Communication and the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar. He has worked with the Tanzania Government Flight Unit, specialized for VIPs, President, Vice President, Prime Minister, Zanzibar President and Chief Minister.

John was instrumental in establishing the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar’s Flight Unit and worked with the Unit on various occasions.
From 1983, he served in the then Directorate of Civil Aviation in the Ministry of Transport and Works before it was transformed to the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) in 1999: where he worked through the frontline ranks to back offices and finally rising to the rank of Director of Safety Regulations in 2007 responsible for leadership and strategic management in total safety oversight of the aviation industry in Tanzania up to retirement in 2014.

He was involved in the establishment of the EAC Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (CASSOA), development and promulgation of safety regulations in aerodrome standards, flight operations, airworthiness, flight crew, maintenance or aircraft, maintenance engineers, security, air traffic control, flight operations officers, cabin crew personnel, safety management systems, parachute and skydiving operations, aerial work, drones operations, etc, bringing together the EAC partner states to common aviation safety implementing regulations in compliance to ICAO Standards and Practices under the auspices of the East African Community.
Since retirement from the civil service, he has been actively engaged in the provision of aviation related consultancy services.


Board Member

Lt. Col. Amour Jen Ally a retired member of the Tanzania Peoples’ Defence Forces. Currently he is a hotelier in Zanzibar where he owns and runs a four-star hotel.

Lt. Col. Ally joined the Tanzania Peoples’ Defence Force in 1970, where he trained in China as a fighter pilot and served the army for several years, rising to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, before retirement in 2001. He also trained in the USA and obtained his Airline Transport Licence.

During his years of service, he was seconded to the Zanzibar Presidential Flights as a pilot. After retirement he is engaged in the hospitality business as a hotel owner.

Lt. Col. Ally has vast experience in tourism and hospitality industries, gathered over the period he has been actively engaged in the hotel business.


Board Member


Mr. Ibrahim Alli Mussa is a holder of Master’s degree in International Tourism Management from Sheffield Hallam University in the United Kingdom. Additionally, Mr. Mussa has attended several courses related to tourism, marketing, management and governance. Furthermore, Mr. Mussa has served extensively in the Government and its institutions where he rose through ranks up to the position of Director of Tourism in the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism. Later, Mr. Mussa served as the Director of Tourism and Marketing at Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA). He has vast experience and expertise. Following his retirement from civil service after working for 37 years, Mr. Mussa is currently a freelance Consultant . Moreover, Mr. Mussa is in his second term as a member of the Board of Tanzania Tourism Board. 



Company MD & CEO

Eng. Ladislaus Matindi, is a master’s degree holder in Telecommunication Engineering and MBA degree in International Business. Currently, he works with Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) as Managing Director and CEO of Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL). Prior to joining the ATCL, he was the CEO of the EGNOS Africa Joint Programme Office (JPO), a regional structure created to coordinate the deployment of the European Union GNSS/EGNOS services in Africa with its headquarters in Dakar, Senegal. He also served various aviation industry related to Management and Functional positions at the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat and in Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority. He is a well-known in aviation professional through his participation in EAC, SADC, COMESA, AFCAC, AU, USA, EU, and ICAO aviation related programmes.


Company Secretary

John Nzunda is the Head of Legal and Company Secretary of the Air Tanzania Company Limited. He is a graduate from university of Dar es Salaam with a Bachelor and master Degree of law major in International Business, Finance and Investment Laws. He has worked for about thirteen years as a legal practitioner in the public sector and has vast experience in Labour laws, contract negotiation and management, Litigation, Board secretarial services, dispute resolution, industrial relations as well as a wide array of management issues.