Private Tanzanian airline, Auric Air, recently announced plans to offer more flights within Tanzania, including Zanzibar and Mafia. From 01 June 2013, the airline will operate flights from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar, Mafia, Pemba and Tanga as well as from Mwanza to the Katavi National Park, the Ruaha National Park and the Mahale National Park.
Auric Air is based at Mwanza Airport (Mwanza), Julius Nyerere International Airport (Dar Es Salaam) and Arusha Airport (Arusha). The airline is offering daily scheduled services to 10 destinations in Tanzania and handles approximately 3000 passengers every month. Its fleet consists of seven Cessna 208B Caravans.