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  History in East Africa’s aviation is rewritten again as  Air Tanzania  (ATCL)   resumes   the Dar es Salaam  (DAR)  -Nairobi  (NBO)  direct flights . Passengers disembarking from the ATCL Airbus A220-300 at Jomo Kenyata International Airport in Nairobi. The Tanzanian national flag career has on 26 th  Nov 2021 returned to Nairobi skies since it last flew there in 2006.  The Airline will be flying twice a day from Dar to Nairobi with an Airbus A220-300   The Airbus A220-300 is a 132-seater aircraft with 12 business class seats and 120 economy class seats. The morning flight will leave Dar es Salaam at 5:50am to arrive in Nairobi at 6:45am. The second flight departs the Kenyan capital at 7:30am to arrive in Dar at 9am. The evening flight will see the airline depart Julius Nyerere International Airport at 8pm to arrive in Nairobi at 9pm. The flight will then leave Jomo Kenyatta International Airport at 10pm to arrive in  Dar es Salaam  at 10:45pm. Air Tanzania Chief Executive Officer La

Safran becomes a partner of the African Airlines Association

During the 51th Annual General Assembly of the African Airlines Association, held on November 11&12, Safran announced it had established a partnership with the association, which works to promote safe, reliable, economical and efficient air transport services in Africa. The Annual General Assembly of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA), which has been sponsoring by CFM International* for many years, gave Safran the opportunity to announce that it has become an official partner of AFRAA . In taking on this commitment, the Group is keen to participate in AFRAA's work to develop the African market and support its growth. This partnership will also enable Safran to raise its profile among the African aeronautic community.   " In order to improve the competitiveness of African airlines, we have created the AFRAA consulting unit, which will act as a center for knowledge and expertise concerning the African air transport market, &q

Apprenticeship Positions at Precision Air - (10 Posts)

JOB VACANCY Precision Air Services Plc is a fast-growing private Tanzanian airline which operates in Partnership with Kenya Airways, with its strategy to expand wings beyond East Africa and Africa. In order to keep our services at a higher level and meet our customers’ maximum satisfaction, we wish to invite applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill in these challenging positions. 1. POSITION: APPRENTICE PRODUCTION PLANNING & CONTROL ENGINEER (1 POST) REPORTS TO: MANAGER TECHNICAL SERVICES DUTY STATION: DAR ES SALAAM. ROLE PURPOSE OF THE STATEMENT To undertake a structured On-Job-Training (OJT) Program to Originate, plan for, implement, analyze and refine short and long term maintenance activities to meet Company Business, Civil Aviation Authority and Third Party requirements in the assigned area. Upon successful completion of the Program the candidate will gain the required skills and knowledge to support the operational requirements of an Approved

Precision Air gets new CEO

Precision Air Services Plc, has announced Mr. Patrick Mwanri (44) as its new Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. The company said in a statement that Mr Mwanri, who has been working as acting CEO since April 2019, officially assumed the new role effective from 1st November 2019. According to the statement, Mr Mwanri has a wealth of experience of over 15 years in aviation, having joined Precision Air in 2004 as a Flight Operations Officer and has risen up the ranks holding various positions in the airline including Crew Scheduling & Administration Manager, Quality Manager, Head of Quality, Safety and Environment and Head of Quality, Safety and Security a position he was holding prior to his Acting appointment as Group Managing Director & CEO in April 2019. He holds an Executive MBA in Aerospace Management from Toulouse Business School in France, a Bsc. in Engineering and Technology- Informatics and Computer Science from the St. Petersburg Electro-t

SWISS yasimamisha ndege zake zote za Airbus A220 kupisha ukaguzi wa injini.

Shirika la ndege la SWISS Inrernational Airlines ambalo linamilikiwa na Shirika la ndege la Lufthansa la Ujerumani, limesimamisha safari za ndege zake zote aina ya Airbus A220 kutokana na matatizo ya injini zake. Injini zote za ndege hizo zimelazimika kukaguliwa ili kuhakiki usalama wake. Ndege hizo hutumia injini aina ya PW 1500G zinazotengenezwa na kampuni ya Pratt & Whitney ya Canada.  Shirika hilo limesema lipo katika mazungumzo na mamlaka za usimamizi wa usafiri wa anga na pia mtengenezaji wa ndege hizo ambaye ni kampuni ya Airbus.  Mamlaka ya usafiri wa anga ya Marrekani FAA ilitoa muongozo kwamba injini zote za A220 ambazo ni Pratt & Whitney zinatakiwa kufanyiwa ukaguzi zaidi wa kiusalama.  Kusimamishwa kwa ndege hizo kunatokana na matatizo ya kiufundi ya mara kwa mara ya injini hizo. Mnamo July 25 vipande vya injini ya A220 vilikatikakatika na kuanguka katika anga la Paris, ndege hiyo ikiwa safarini kutokea Geneva kwenda London.Tukio kama hilo linarip

Air Tanzania Limited (ATCL ) attains IOSA registration.

AIR Tanzania Company Ltd (ATCL) has successfully attained IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) registration. The country's flag carrier has successful closed the IOSA audit to attain this certification approval. With this certification ATCL  joins its regional peers on IOSA registry namely; Kenya Airways, Precision Air, RwandaAir and Ethiopian Airlines. The IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) is the benchmark for global safety management in airlines. All IATA members are registered and must remain registered in order to maintain IATA membership. The advantage of having IOSA certification is to increase business since passengers build confidence and trust to be flying into safe hands. The certification is expected to boost ATCL business especially in the regional and international routes. And will also enable the country's flag carrier to enter into new joint ventures and code sharing easily. In East African bloc, Kenya Airways was the first to attempt and win the

Air France-KLM Orders 60 Airbus A220 Jets to Upgrade Its Aging Fleet

Air France-KLM ordered Airbus SE narrow-body jets worth $5.5 billion and announced the retirement of its A380 superjumbos as Chief Executive Officer Ben Smith reshapes the fleet to cut costs and boost margins. The group’s French arm will buy 60 A220 planes and placed options for 60 more, according to a statement this Tuesday. The double-decker A380, in its last years of production after a slump in sales, will be phased out by 2022. “This is a very important next step in Air France’s transformation,” Smith said in the statement, adding that it’ll help the carrier “attain European airline leadership.” He highlighted the A220 aircraft’s performance and comfort. The Canadian executive, who took over in September, is turning his attention to the fleet requirements that had been put on hold as he focused on labor unrest in his first months in charge. The new, more fuel-efficient planes will help pare operating costs as he remodels the group’s short-haul business to take on network riva


Precision Air wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill in this challenging position. POSITION: LICENSED AIRCRAFT ENGINEERS – 4 (Posts) REPORTS TO: HEAD OF MAINTENANCE DUTY STATION: DAR ES SALAAM. ROLE PURPOSE STATEMENT : Carry out and certify all inspection, repair ,replacement tasks on aircraft & aircraft systems and perform certification within his/her dual scope of approval in accordance with TCAA and company regulations at an optimized cost for the business whilst upholding high safety standards to maintain schedule integrity KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/RESPONSBILITIES  Assess defect s on aircraft, troubleshoot, rectify and  Certify within the dual scope approval for timely release of aircraft to maintain schedule integrity  Carry out scheduled maintenance checks and service bulletins and certify within the dual scope approval for safe and timely release of aircraft within planned downtime for continued airworthiness.