Auric Air

Auric Air Services Ltd 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]

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


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

On inducement basis
City Country IATA ICAO Airport Refs
Arusha TanzaniaARKHTARArusha Airport
Dar es Salaam TanzaniaDARHTDAJulius Nyerere International Airport
Dodoma TanzaniaDODHTDODodoma Airport[5]
Dolly Airstrip - For Kili Golf TanzaniaDolly Airstrip
Entebbe UgandaEBBHUENEntebbe International Airport
Ifakara TanzaniaIfakara Airstrip
Iringa TanzaniaIRIHTIRIringa Airport
Kigali RwandaKGLHRYRKigali International Airport
Kilimanjaro International Airport TanzaniaJROHTKJKilimanjaro International Airport
Lake Manyara TanzaniaLKYHTLMLake Manyara Airport
Mafia Island TanzaniaMFAHTMAMafia Airport
Migori Kenya KenyaHKMNMigori Airstrip for Maasai Mara
Morogoro TanzaniaHTMGMorogoro Airstrip
Moshi TanzaniaQSIHTMSMoshi Airport
Mwanza TanzaniaMWZHTMWMwanza Airport
Pangani: Kwajoni Airstrip TanzaniaKwajoni Airstrip for Pangani
Pemba Island TanzaniaPMAHTPEPemba Airport
Ruaha National Park TanzaniaJongomero Airstrip
Ruaha National Park TanzaniaMsembe Airstrip
Saadani National Park TanzaniaSaadani Airstrip
Selous Game Reserve TanzaniaBeho Beho Airstrip
Selous Game Reserve TanzaniaKiba Airstrip
Selous Game Reserve TanzaniaMatambwe Airstrip
Selous Game Reserve TanzaniaMbuyu Airstrip
Selous Game Reserve: Mtemere TanzaniaMtemere Airstrip
Selous Game Reserve TanzaniaSiwandu Airstrip
Selous Game Reserve TanzaniaStiegler's Airstrip
Selous Game Reserve TanzaniaSumbazi Airstrip
Serengeti National Park TanzaniaFort Ikoma Airstrip
Serengeti National Park TanzaniaGrumeti Airstrip
Serengeti National Park TanzaniaKogatende Airstrip
Serengeti National Park TanzaniaLamai Airstrip
Serengeti National Park TanzaniaLobo Airstrip
Serengeti National Park TanzaniaMwiba Airstrip
Serengeti National Park TanzaniaNdutu Airstrip
Serengeti National Park TanzaniaSasakwa Airstrip
Serengeti TanzaniaSEUHTSNSeronera Airstrip
Serengeti National Park: Serengeti South TanzaniaKusini Airstrip
Rubondo Island TanzaniaRubondo Airstrip
Songea TanzaniaSGXHTSOSongea Airport
Tanga TanzaniaTGTHTTGTanga Airport
Tarime TanzaniaTarime Airstrip
Zanzibar TanzaniaZNZHTZAAbeid Amani Karume International Airport


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

  • A Cessna 208 Grand Caravan, registered 5H-AAM, was damaged beyond repair when it crashed shortly after takeoff from Seronera airstrip, under unknown circumstances. The pilot and the other passenger who was a student pilot both died in a crush.[7]


  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.
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