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Precision Air Now Eyes Chato and Dodoma.

Tanzania leading Airline Precision Air, is considering to start flights to the capital city of Tanzania Dodoma and Chato in Geita. The airline, which was established 25 years ago is currently operating to 10 domestic destinations. Speaking to the press in his office Precision Air’s Marketing and Corporate Affairs Manager, Mr. Hillary Mremi said, Precision has identified the potential market on those two routes and already has started plans to analyze the market so as to design suitable schedule. “There have been key developments in these two destinations, on one hand, the fact that the Government is moving to Dodoma definitely there is going to be a big movement of people to and from Dodoma. Precision Air As the best scheduled airline and the only AITA member in Tanzania, we are considering to start flights to Dodoma so as to provide connection for our passengers from our wide network.” Mr. Mremi Explained. Speaking on Precision Air consideration to start flights to Chato,

Precision Air launches Apprenticeship Programme

Precision Air Services PLC has launched an apprenticeship programme for young aircraft technicians as part of efforts to combat scarcity of licenced aircraft engineers in the Tanzanian market.  The airline says the programme is also aimed at developing needed skills for its technical unit through field attachment, volunteering and apprenticeship.  In the first intake of the programme, the company has recruited 22 candidates who will undergo on the job training at the engineering and maintenance department. Precision Air managing director Sauda Rajab said finding needed skills in the aviation industry in Tanzania is one of the biggest challenges, which the firm, as one of the industry players, cannot sit back and complain. “That is the reason we had to come up with the programme to help find solutions for the benefit of the industry. We are proud of our contribution in developing needed skills in the aviation industry in Tanzania. Our aim is to develop as many li

Precision Air To Use Maximalipo Payment Platform

Tanzanias leading Airline Precision Air has announced its partnership with Maxcom Africa in providing payment platform for electronic ticket purchase.   The partnership will provide Precision Air customer’s with flexibility in purchasing flight tickets conveniently through different payment platforms such mobile payments, Banks and Maxmalipo agents.       Speaking during the launch Precision Air’s Managing Director,Ms.Sauda Rajab Said ” the partnership came through as a result of continued efforts to improve the customer travel experience with Precision Air. Now our customers will have more options on how they wish to pay for their tickets.”   “Our company will continue to explore new improved technologies that will enhance our customer journey experience and at the same time improve our business processes”. Added Ms.Sauda   Commenting on the partnership Maxcom Africa, The Country Director Mr. Charles Natai said precision Air is a Strategic partner to Maxmalipo a

TCAA CALL FOR WRITTEN INTERVIEW- PILOT TRAINING

The Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) wishes to inform the applicants for Pilot Training Sponsorship that shortlisted candidates are required to appear for a written interview to be conducted on 15 May 2018 at Civil Aviation Training Centre located at Julius Nyerere International Airport Terminal I from 9.00 am. Shortlisted candidates are required to bring with them recognized identification cards bearing their photos. All applicants have to bear their own costs for travel and living during the interview. Names of shortlisted candidates are listed below: S/NO CANDIDATES NAME GENDER ADDRESS 1 AHMED HUSSEIN M TEL 07632274492 2 ALEXANDER WASONGA M BOX 7257 DSM. TEL: 0683 005 141 3 ALFRED NKWABI CHAGU M BOX 1351 MWANZA 4 ALLEN PONSIAN BAYONA M BOX 68068, DSM 5 ANDERSON BONIFACE NGOWI M BOX 8163,MOSHI 6 ANITA ROBERT MABAGALA F BOX 6569, DSM 7 ANNA R. MNGULWI F BOX 22583 DSM. 8 ANZAAMEN A. NANYARO

LICENSED AIRCRAFT ENGINEERS VACANCY AT PRECISION AIR – 4 (Posts)

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.

Air Tanzania signs a 5 years IFE contract with Inflight Dublin.

Air Tanzania has signed the contract for 5 years This new IFE offering will be available onboard Air Tanzania’s fleet from June 2018. Inflight Dublin, the global IFE and wireless provider, has recently signed a contract with Air Tanzania to provide the latest content offering onboard its new fleet. This new content agreement includes the latest Hollywood movies, international and local titles, classic TV shows, broad audio selection and a range of broadcast shows.  All content will be streamed via embedded Panasonic EX3 systems, which will certainly elevate inflight service. Inflight Dublin will provide additional audio services such as pre-recorded announcements and boarding music. Air Tanzania has signed the contract for 5 years with an aim to significantly improve the airline’s passenger experience by offering IFE. “This new content services agreement represents exciting inflight entertainment growth opportunities for Air Tanzania and a commitment to provide the

Fastjet yajiandaa kupokea ndege yake,ATR72-600.

Shirika la ndege la fastjet linatarajia kupokea ndege yake aina ya ATR72-600 hivi karibuni. Kwa mujibu wa mtandao wa Skyliner Aviation, ndege hiyo inaonekana ikiwa tayari imeshapakwa rangi za fastjet, na taarifa zinasema inatarajiwa kusajiliwa Tanzania na kuanza kazi katika mwezi wa januari 2018. Fastjet wanasema ATR itawawezesha kutua katika maeneo ambayo ndege aina ya jet haziwezi kutua. Kwa maana hiyo sasa fastjet wataweza kutua katika viwanja kama vile Mtwara, Kigoma, Tabora, Arusha na kwingine kule ambapo ATR72 inaweza kutua kwa usalama. Picha kwa hisani ya mtandao wa Skyliner. Ndege za ATR si ngeni hapa nchini kwani shirika la ndege la Precision Air linamiliki kiasi kikubwa cha ndege hizo, takribani ndege 9 zikiwa ni ATR72 na ATR42, na ni miongoni mwa mashirika yanayo ongoza barani Afrika kwa kuwa na idadi kubwa ya ATR, na pia ina karakana yake ya ufundi ambayo imebobea katika ufundi na matengenezo ya ndege hizi za ATR. ATR72 ina uwezo wa kubeba abiri kati ya

Coastal Aviation takes steps to ensure safety

Coastal Aviation released a statement regarding steps taken after the recent significant accidents. Dear Colleague As promised, I would like to update you on what steps Coastal Aviation is taking in the short term to ensure the safety of our passengers. As you can imagine, the last few days have been exceedingly busy. We have made decisions as a result of intense internal discussion, but also from looking at the comments we have received from you, our stakeholders. I would like to thank you all for your input and support. With all of this in mind we have taken a long and hard look at our existing operations aircrew and split the crew into two distinct groups based on experience. Effective immediately to be classified as an experienced Coastal Captain, you must have in excess of 3000 hours of accident free total flying time (approximately 5 years as a commercial pilot) with in excess of 1000 hours of Pilot in Command of an aircraft in single pilot operations in