Air Excel is a Tazanian airline, based in Arusha, Tanzania. The airline was founded in 1997, initially as one airline and today has expanded to a fleet of 9 aircraft, the majority of which are Cessna 208Bs.
Air Excel airlines specialises in private air-charter services within Tanzania and East Africa.
The airline also offers scheduled services, between stunning locations, such as the Kopje strewn savannah plain of the Serengeti, to the beautiful turquoise seas and sandy beaches of Zanzibar. Scheduled routes include transfers to/from Arusha, to the Northern Parks circuit (Tarangire, Manyara, Serengeti), as well as to/from the major international airports of Kilimanjaro and Dar es Salaam.
Air Excel permit one personal item on their flights, weighing a maximum of 2kgs. Examples of items that can be brought as a personal carry-on item are:
Air Excel checked luggage specifications are as follows:
Air Excel will charge for excess baggage at their discretion, after taking into consideration the aircraft being used and the number of passengers booked. When excess baggage is carried it will be charged at the prevailing rate.
Air Excel are yet to offer online check-in for their flights.
Check-in for Air Excel flights opens one hour before the flight, closing 15 minutes before departure time.
The airline operates light aircraft. There is a limited number of standard (Economy) seats.
The airline offers domestic scheduled services, and flies to the following destinations within Tanzania:
A timetable of Air Excel flight scedule can be viewed
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The current fleet of Air Excel consists of the following aircraft:
Air Excel Hub Airport
Arusha Airport is the airport which serves Arusha, in Tanzania. In 2015, it served over 140,000 passengers, but in the past has served nearly 190,000. It is currently served by 6 airlines; As Salaam Air, Auric Air, Coastal Aviation, Precision Air, Regional Air, Tropical Air and ZanAir.
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