COMOROS ONCE AGAIN LINKED BY AIR TO DAR ES SALAAM
(Posted 29th June 2016)
Tanzania’s only publicly quoted airline, Precision Air, will resume its operations to HAHAYA – Comoros effective from 16th of August 2016. The information came to light yesterday through a reliably source in Tanzania’s commercial capital Dar es Salaam.
Precision Air suspended its flights to HAHAYA in 2014 while undergoing a strategy review which also involved route rationalization.
Precision Air’s Commercial Director Mr. Robert Owusu, was quoted that after stabilization in the fleet size, Precision Air feels that it is the right time to resume flights to HAHAYA.
‘We understand there is a demand for transport between Dar es Salaam – Hahaya. As any commercially oriented entity, we went back to our drawing table and worked on a plan that would allow us to service the route efficiently with our now stable fleet‘.
Mr Owusu further explained that, Precision Air flights between DAR ES SALAAM and HAHAYA will strengthen the excellent trade relations while also encouraging tourist visits to the Comoros islands. Precision Air will operate three flights per week, every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
‘There is high movement of traders between Dar es Salaam and Hahaya. We are certain our flight will be a perfect product for them as we offer reliability and convenience to their business. Our tickets normally include one free piece up to 23 kg of checked in luggage which is a convenient offer for traders who are travelling with their goods‘ he then added in closing.
Precision Air’s flights are also expected to facilitate movement of tourists and sectoral experts from America, Europe and Arab countries. This will be the second regional destination for Precision Air after Nairobi. Domestically Precision Air flies to 1o destinations,from its main hub i.e. to Arusha, Kilimanjaro, Mwanza, Bukoba, Musoma, Tabora, Kigoma, Mtwara, Zanzibar (Unguja)and most recently introduced Pemba, the second largest island of the Zanzibar archipelago.