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Coastal Aviation is a charter airline that has operated East African flying safaris out of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, since 1987. When it was founded by Nicola Colangelo, Coastal recognized the opportunity to move into the tourism industry, but instead of investing in vehicles reliant on major national investments in roads, bridges and tourism infrastructures, Coastal developed a scheduled flying safari network capable of accessing the remotest parts of East Africa, not yet reachable by roads.
|Hubs||Julius Nyerere International Airport|
|Company slogan||The Flying Safari Company|
|Headquarters||Dar es Salaam, Tanzania|
After starting with a single aircraft operating between Dar es Salaam and Selous Game Reserve, Coastal has evolved into a leader of flying safaris in East Africa with a fleet of 30 aircraft and flights to 42 destinations spanning across Tanzania, Kenya and Rwanda.
Arusha, Dar es Salaam, Dolly for Kiligolf, Kilimajaro, Kilwa, Mafia, Manyara Region, Moshi, Musoma, Mwanza Region, Pangani District, Pemba Island, Ruaha, Rubondo Island National Park, Saadani National Park, Selous-lowerSelous Game Reserve, Selous-upperSelous Game Reserve, Serengeti- Fort Ikoma, Serengeti- Lamai, Serengeti- Lobo, Serengeti- Mwiba, Serengeti- Ndutu, Serengeti- Seronera, Serengeti- Singita, Serengeti- South, Songo Songo Airstrip, Tanga, Tanzania, Tarangire National Park, Tarime District, West Kilimanjaro Airstrip, Zanzibar.
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