Auric Air

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Auric Air
IATA ICAO Callsign
Commenced operations2001
AOC #22
Operating bases3
Secondary hubs
Fleet size17
Destinations42+ (Connecting Tourist Circuits of East Africa)
HeadquartersMwanza, Tanzania
Key peopleNurmohamed Hussein (Managing Director)
Sajid Hussein (Accountable Manager)
Deepesh Gupta (Commercial Manager)
Manoj Sunder Salian (Chief Pilot)
Abdulla Essak (Quality & Safety Manager)
Ajay Badiani (Contracts Manager)
Omar Mselem (Head Ground Support)
Viviano Karubi (Arusha Station Manager)
Hajra Swaleh (Zanzibar Station Manager)
WebsiteAirline website
Auric Air 5H-KKC at JNIA

Auric Air Services Limited is a small privately owned airline based in Tanzania, Operating from Mwalimu Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) Dar-es-salaam, Arusha Airport and Mwanza Airport. The Company offers scheduled flights to 42 Destinations within East Africa as well as on demand private non-scheduled air charter.[1][2][3]


Scheduled flights are operated to the following destinations:[4]

On inducement basis
City Country IATA ICAO Airport Refs
Arusha  Tanzania ARK HTAR Arusha Airport
Dar es Salaam  Tanzania DAR HTDA Julius Nyerere International Airport
Dodoma  Tanzania DOD HTDO Dodoma Airport [5]
Dolly Airstrip - For Kili Golf  Tanzania Dolly Airstrip
Entebbe  Uganda EBB HUEN Entebbe International Airport
Ifakara  Tanzania Ifakara Airstrip
Iringa  Tanzania IRI HTIR Iringa Airport
Kigali  Rwanda KGL HRYR Kigali International Airport
Kilimanjaro International Airport  Tanzania JRO HTKJ Kilimanjaro International Airport
Lake Manyara  Tanzania LKY HTLM Lake Manyara Airport
Mafia Island  Tanzania MFA HTMA Mafia Airport
Migori Kenya  Kenya HKMN Migori Airstrip for Maasai Mara
Morogoro  Tanzania HTMG Morogoro Airstrip
Moshi  Tanzania QSI HTMS Moshi Airport
Mwanza  Tanzania MWZ HTMW Mwanza Airport
Pangani: Kwajoni Airstrip  Tanzania Kwajoni Airstrip for Pangani
Pemba Island  Tanzania PMA HTPE Pemba Airport
Ruaha National Park  Tanzania Jongomero Airstrip
Ruaha National Park  Tanzania Msembe Airstrip
Saadani National Park  Tanzania Saadani Airstrip
Selous Game Reserve  Tanzania Beho Beho Airstrip
Selous Game Reserve  Tanzania Kiba Airstrip
Selous Game Reserve  Tanzania Matambwe Airstrip
Selous Game Reserve  Tanzania Mbuyu Airstrip
Selous Game Reserve: Mtemere  Tanzania Mtemere Airstrip
Selous Game Reserve  Tanzania Siwandu Airstrip
Selous Game Reserve  Tanzania Stiegler's Airstrip
Selous Game Reserve  Tanzania Sumbazi Airstrip
Serengeti National Park  Tanzania Fort Ikoma Airstrip
Serengeti National Park  Tanzania Grumeti Airstrip
Serengeti National Park  Tanzania Kogatende Airstrip
Serengeti National Park  Tanzania Lamai Airstrip
Serengeti National Park  Tanzania Lobo Airstrip
Serengeti National Park  Tanzania Mwiba Airstrip
Serengeti National Park  Tanzania Ndutu Airstrip
Serengeti National Park  Tanzania Sasakwa Airstrip
Serengeti  Tanzania SEU HTSN Seronera Airstrip
Serengeti National Park: Serengeti South  Tanzania Kusini Airstrip
Rubondo Island  Tanzania Rubondo Airstrip
Songea  Tanzania SGX HTSO Songea Airport
Tanga  Tanzania TGT HTTG Tanga Airport
Tarime  Tanzania Tarime Airstrip
Zanzibar  Tanzania ZNZ HTZA Abeid Amani Karume International Airport


The Auric Air Cessna Model no 208.

Auric Air fleet consists of the following seventeen aircraft (as of August 2019):[6]

Auric Air Fleet
Aircraft In Service
Cessna 208B
Cessna 208B-EX
Total 17

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 23 September 2019, a Cessna 208 Grand Caravan, registration number 5H-AAM, was damaged beyond repair when it crashed shortly after takeoff from Seronera Airstrip, under unclear circumstances. The pilot, Nelson Mabeyo, and the other passenger who was a student pilot both died in the crash.[7][8]


  1. ^ "Company Profile". Auric Air. Retrieved 18 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Profile". Pilot Career Centre. Retrieved 31 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Profile". LinkedIn. Archived from the original on 31 January 2015. Retrieved 31 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Flight Schedule" (PDF). Auric Air. 2 February 2014. Retrieved 28 January 2014.
  5. ^ THOME, WOLFGANG H. "Tanzania airline announces flights to Dodoma". Archived from the original on 2013-12-17. Retrieved 17 December 2013.
  6. ^ "Air Fleet". Auric Air. Retrieved 29 January 2013.
  7. ^ Aviation Safety Network (23 September 2019). "Aviation Safety Network: Record ID# 20190923-0". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 18 February 2020.
  8. ^ Alex Malanga (24 September 2019). "Auric Air plane crash pilot was set to leave for Bombardier training in Canada". The Citizen (Tanzania). Dar es Salaam. Retrieved 18 February 2020.

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