Safety conscious Precision Air renews IATA certifications


(Posted 10th February 2017)

Tanzania’s only publicly traded airline at the Dar es Salaam stock exchange, Precision Air Services, has successfully renewed its IATA’s Operational Safety Audit (IOSA). Precision Air has so far been able to renew its IOSA certification for 6 years consecutively.

Precision Air has received their renewal certificate after undergoing an extensive safety audit which is usually conducted every two years for all IATA members, now a mandatory part of remaining an IATA member.The IOSA program is an internationally recognized and accepted evaluation system designed to assess the operational management and control systems of an airline and it is mandatory for International Air Transport Association membership.

The current certificate will be valid till 22nd September 2018 when the company will undergo another safety audit.

Commenting on the success, Precision Air’s Managing Director and CEO Ms. Sauda Rajab said that ‘Precision Air Air is committed to provide safe and reliable services to its customers, while the safety of the passengers and equipment remain the number one priority. Successful renewal of the IOSA certificate is a milestone for Precision Air and the aviation industry at large in Tanzania. It is proof of the excellent level of aviation services in Tanzania provided by a domestic company‘,

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing about 240 airlines which transport about 84% of total air traffic. IATA is also providing support in various areas of aviation and help to formulate industry policy on critical aviation issues.

All IATA members are IOSA registered and must remain registered to maintain IATA membership.

Precision Air is a locally owned Airline operating daily flights to nine domestic and regional destinations. Operating from its main hub in Dar es Salaam Precision Air flies to Arusha, Kilimanjaro, Mtwara, Kigoma, Tabora, Musoma, Mwanza, Bukoba. Zanzibar and regionally, to Nairobi.

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