Tanzania is an important political and economic player in the East and Southern African region, and so is well served by international and pan-African flights. The two main international airport in the country are Julius Nyerere International Airport situated adjacent to the commercial capital Dar es Salaam, and Kilimanjaro International Airport that serves tourist traffic to the main regions of Kilimanjaro, Serengeti and Ngorongoro. There is a third international airport on the island of Zanzibar, Zanzibar International Airport.
The main European connections are through KLM to Dar es Salaam via Kilimanjaro, a daily British Airways flight from London/Heathrow to Dar es Salaam and Swissair from Zurich to Dar es Salaam via Nairobi.
Three scheduled flights arrive in Dar es Salaam from the Middle east, and these are Emirates Air from Dubai, Qatar Airways from Doha and Air India from Mumbai.
The principal pan-African connections are South African Airways from Johannesburg, Ethiopian Airlines from Addis Ababa, Kenya Airways from Nairobi to Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar, with other connections from Egypt, Malawi, Zimbabwe and Moçambique
Tanzania also has a regular and reliable schedule of domestic flights serving all the main commercial and tourist destinations.