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Precision Air re-launches flights to Entebbe

Posted 4 July 2017 · Add Comment

Tanzania carrier Precision Air has re-launches flights to Entebbe in Uganda.

The inaugural flight took off from Dar Es Salaam at 7:10am heading to Enttebbe via Kilimanjaro. At 10:50 the Precision Air inaugural flight touched down in Entebbe and receive fire salute marking the new era of Precision Air services between Tanzania and Uganda.

Precision Air’s Corporate Affairs Manager, Hillary Mremi said, Uganda and Tanzania are now assured of  direct reliable air transport through Precision Air’s flights.

He said: “We will be operating here three times a week, every Monday, Thursday and Saturday and increase frequency as we monitor market trends.”

Precision Air suspended flights to Entebbe back in 2013 during the route rationalization process  and network restructuring.

Precision is the only IATA operator that  provides direct flights between Tanzania and Uganda. It is expected that these flights will cement economic and diplomatic relations between Tanzania and Uganda. Tanzania and Uganda has several undergoing projects, including oil pipe running from Uganda to Tanzania.  Corporate executives / other businesses  handling such projects are expected to take advantage of Precision Air’s direct  flights between these two countries, since it reduces the travel time.

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