Tanzania aviation breaking news – Precision expects new B737-300, to launch flights to the Comoros


Tanzania’s premier airline, and following the demise of Air Tanzania THE flag carrier of the country, is due to take delivery of a leased B737-300 aircraft in less than two weeks time, according to a regular aviation source in Dar es Salaam. The aircraft, offering a dual class configuration, will have 116 seats and boost the fleet of the airline, allowing more flights to more destinations.

The Comoros will be the next international destination it was learned, with the inaugural flight being operated on 17th of August, with initially three flights a week. Plans to resume flights to Johannesburg are also in the final stages of preparation, as more aircraft will join the fleet in coming months. Meanwhile will the lakeside municipality of Mwanza see the daily number of flights to Dar es Salaam rise to five from the present three, either nonstop or via Kilimanjaro / Arusha.

The same source also confirmed that Precision Air will base one of their ATR aircraft in Mwanza to serve other lakeside towns like Bukoba but also Kigoma and Musoma.

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