Precision Air

Precision Air

Infobox Airline
airline=Precision Air
company_slogan= Tanzania's Finest
headquarters=Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
key_people=Michael Ngaleku Shirima (CEO)
hubs=Julius Nyerere International Airport, Kilimanjaro International Airport, Arusha Airport and Mwanza Airport

Precision Air is an airline based in Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania. It operates scheduled air services for tourists and business traffic between Dar Es Salaam and 12 airports in Tanzania, together with flights to neighboring Kenya and Uganda. Its main base is Julius Nyerere International Airport, Dar es Salaam with hubs at Kilimanjaro International Airport, Arusha Airport and Mwanza Airport.cite news | title= Directory: World Airlines | work= Flight International | page= 65 | date= 2007-04-10]


Precision Air was established in 1991 and started operations in 1994. It began as a crop sprayer, but expanded to serve the growing tourist market. Scheduled services started in November 1999 in collaboration with Air Tanzania. Originally the airline was privately owned, but Kenya Airways acquired a 49% stake for USD 2 million weeks after its rival, South African Airways' acquisition of 49% stake in Air Tanzania.The remaining 51% was retained by Michael Ngaleku Shirima. [ [ KA eyes DSE, acquires Precision Air] ]


Precision Air operates the following services (at January 2005): [Flight International, 12-18 April 2005]

*Domestic scheduled destinations: Bukoba, Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Kigoma, Kilimanjaro, Lindi, Musoma, Mtwara, Mwanza, Shinyanga, Tabora and Zanzibar Airport.
*International scheduled destinations: Mombasa, Nairobi in Kenya,Entebbe in Uganda, Pemba in Mozambique and Luanda in Angola.


The Precision Air fleet includes the following aircraft (as of 12 September 2008) [] :

*4 ATR 42-320
*3 ATR 72-212
*1 ATR 72-500
*1 Boeing 737-300

On order:

*2 ATR 42-500
*3 ATR 72-500
*1 Boeing 737-300


External links

* [ Precision Air]

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