PRECISION AIR EYES CHATO AND DODOMA
(Posted 05th September 2018)
Tanzania#s leading airline Precision Air is reportedly considering to start flights to the capital city of Tanzania Dodoma and the town of Chato in Geita. The airline, which was established 25 years ago is currently operating from Dar es Salaam to 10 domestic destinations.
Speaking to the press in his office Precision Air’s Marketing and Corporate Affairs Manager, Mr. Hillary Mremi said Precision has identified the potential market on those two routes and already has started plans to analyze the market so as to design suitable schedule.
“There have been key developments in these two destinations, on one hand, the fact that the Government is moving to Dodoma definitely there is going to be a big movement of people to and from Dodoma. Precision Air As the best scheduled airline and the only IATA member and IOSA certified airline in Tanzania, we are considering to start flights to Dodoma so as to provide connection for our passengers from our wide network” Mr. Mremi explained.
Speaking on Precision Air consideration to start flights to Chato, Mr. Mremi said the modernization of Chato Airport has opened up doors for Precision Air to have further access into the Lake zone market. He concluded: ‘Our flights to Chato will enable us to serve the entire Geita region, which has several potential economic activities such as mining, fishing and tourism. We wish to commend our government’s efforts to upgrade our airports, this will enable us as operators to mount more flights to open up Tanzania and speed up economic growth Our plans are to launch both Chato and Dodoma flights in summer 2019‘.
Precision Air Services was established in 1993 as a private charter air Transport Company mainly providing connections to tourists visiting the rich natural attractions of Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, in northern Tanzania, the Zanzibar Island in the Indian Ocean and other parts of the country from Arusha town as its base.
Currently headquartered in Dar Es Salaam it has grown to become the only airline in Tanzania quoted on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange, being an IATA member and being safety certified under the IOSA audit system for a number of years now.
Operating from Dar es Salaam does Precision offer flights to Arusha, Bukoba, Kilimanjaro, Kahama, Mtwara, Mwanza, Tabora, Zanzibar, Seronera, Nairobi and Entebbe / Uganda.