27 YEARS OF CONTINUED AIR OPERATIONS IN TANZANIA
(Posted 19th January 2021)
Tanzania’s Precision Air has been granted their Aircraft Operation Certificate (AOC) renewal after undergoing an AOC inspection and audit in December 2020 by inspectors from Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority.
Commenting on the achievement Precision Air’s Managing Director and CEO Mr. Patrick Mwanri, said the renewal of the AOC is the continuation of Precision’s commitment to serving the country and beyond while observing rules and regulations of aircraft operations.
‘We are happy to receive our new AOC certificate and we would like to thank Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) for a professional inspection process. On behalf of the management I am also congratulating Precision Air team for maintaining our standards and always looking for areas of improvements which has resulted to this achievement. This was also possible through their commitment to professionalism‘.
Precision Air has been able to renew its AOC for 27 years consecutively from 1993 when it was first registered as a commercial scheduled and non-scheduled airline. Now operating a fleet of nine (9) ATR aircraft is it the second designated national carrier operating to 11 domestic and regional destinations.
An Aircraft Operation Certificate (AOC) is the certification granted by Tanzania Civil Aviation and other regulatory aviation bodies which gives permission to an airline to engage in commercial operations within the country of registration and beyond based on Bilateral Air Services Agreements (BASA). This certification is issued after an intensive review process done by TCAA Inspectors and it is renewable at regular intervals.
Precision Air is a Tanzania majority owned company, registered at the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange and is offering scheduled flight from its main hub Dar es Salaam to Arusha, Bukoba, Dodoma, Kahama, Kilimanjaro, Mbeya, Mtwara, Mwanza, Zanzibar and Nairobi. Apart from scheduled commercial flights does Precision Air also offer charter services, third party maintenance services through its Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO) licence, parcel services and cargo services.