Air Tanzania plane seized in the Netherlands

One of the Air Tanzaia planes flies. Long-haul flights business promises profit in the near future. PHOTO | FILE

By Dickson Nighly

In-depth reporting & investigative journalist

Mwananchi Communications Limited


  • The government yesterday dispelled fears of possible attachment of an Air Tanzania Company Limited plane by a Dutch court, with Attorney General Eliezer Feleshi saying everything was under control

Dar es Salaam. Air Tanzania Company Limited plane has been seized in the Netherlands after a Swedish firm won a $165 million award against Tanzania due to revoked land title in the Bagamoyo sugar project.

It is still not clear exactly which aircraft on ATCL’s fleet has been seized and under what circumstances.

However, on Wednesday, the government dispelled fears of the possible attachment of an ATCL plane by a Dutch court, with the Attorney General saying everything was under control.

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