Tanzania´s domestic airline Precision Air has announced the resumption of Kigoma flights and the increase of frequencies between Mwanza and Nairobi effective from 1st August.
The Swala tailed airline will be operating three flights a week from its mini hub in Mwanza to Kigoma and fourteen flights a week between Mwanza and Nairobi.
The announcement was made by Precision Air Group Managing Director and CEO Ms. Sauda Rajab through a press statement. Ms. Rajab said that Precision Air will be flying to Kigoma on Monday, Wednesday and Friday uplifting passengers from Mwanza airport.
“We have considered the demand from the market and since we understand the obligations that we have as the biggest domestic Airline in Tanzania, we will resume our operations to Kigoma effective from 1st August. We believe the resumption of this route goes hand in hand with government efforts to improve the accessibility to the western region so as to speed up economic development. Now through Precision Air Kigoma is connected to Kilimanjaro, Dar es Salaam, Mwanza, Nairobi, Dubai, Mumbai and Guangzhou, London, Accra, Johannesburg and many other major cities within and out of Africa”.
At the same time, Precision air has also announced a frequency increase between Mwanza and Nairobi, from 4 times a week to 14 times a week. The increase is aimed at serving business trips that link Mwanza to all major cities in Africa and beyond including Nairobi, Johannesburg, Accra, Dubai, Mumbai, Bombay, London and Guangzhou. The increase will also start immediately from 1st August.
Commenting on the increase, Ms. Rajab said: “Precision Air is committed to deliver superior airline services for the good of the nation and in doing so Precision Air will do everything possible to make sure Tanzania is accessible by the international market”.
“For 21 years we have played a crucial role in facilitating the economic growth of our country by enabling leisure and business movements within our country and across the borders, and we have not lost focus of that. Mwanza is our mini hub and is also one of the regions with a very vibrant economic activities such as mining, fishing and tourism. We believe reliable air service will speed up the development in the region. Business people can now fly from Mwanza to anywhere in the world by Precision Air”, she added.