Due to the high popularity of Fastjet's (new) route between Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar Es Salaam and Songwe International Airport in Mbeya, the airline will increase the number of flights between the two destinations. From 24 November 2013 Fastjet will introduce a Sunday flight and then, from the 17th December 2014, a further three flights per week.
The city of Mbeya is located in southwest Tanzania. It is the first larger urban settlement encountered when travelling overland from neighbouring Zambia and the location of a regional TAZARA Railway hub. The city's airport is located approximately 10 km from the city center.