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Precision Air
IATA
PW
ICAO
PRF
Callsign
PRECISION AIR
Founded 1991
Hubs Julius Nyerere International Airport, Kilimanjaro International Airport
Fleet size 11
Destinations 12
Company slogan Tanzania's Finest
Headquarters Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Key people Michael Ngaleku Shirima (Chairman),
Alfonse Kioko (Managing director & CEO)
Website www.precisionairtz.com

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 10 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.[1]

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History

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. 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.[1][2]

Destinations

A Precision Air ATR 42 in Kenya.

Precision Air operates the following services (as of May 2009):[3]

Fleet

The Precision Air fleet includes the following aircraft (as of 8 March 2010) [1]:[1]

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On order

References

  1. ^ a b c "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International: p. 65. 2007-04-10. 
  2. ^ KA eyes DSE, acquires Precision Air
  3. ^ Flight International, 12-18 April 2005

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