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Precision Air Services to fly to Kahama district

Posted 18 July 2017 · Add Comment

Tanzania's Precision Air Services has announced its intention to launch direct flights to Kahama district in Shinyanga region.

The announcement was made in style together with a successful test flight, performed by Precision Air’s aircraft 5H-PWF ATR42-500 .The aircraft landed in Kahama Airstrip,which has been coded by IATA as KBH at exactly17:00pm (local time) accompanied by Kahama’s District Commissioner, Hon.Fadhili Nkurlu who boarded the flight from Mwanza.

Addressing the invited guests and press during the event,  Precision Air’s Corporate Affairs Manager  Hillary Mremi, said by opening up Kahama route Precision Air is living its slogan ‘You are why we fly’ through opening up routes which are meant to serve the demands of the Mwananchi.

Mremi said Precision Air will start its operations effective from 5th September 2017, starting with three flights a week, every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday and strategically increasing the frequency to daily depending on the demand.

“There will be no need for passengers from Shinyanga and Kahama to drive all the way to Mwanza to catch their flight to Dar es Salaam. Our flights from Kahama will not only save time but the cost of travel for the ordinary Mwananchi and traders,as well.This will go a long way toward the creation of better connectivity throughout the republic,the growth of our HUB Dar es Salaam and the economy of our country.It is our hope that this flight will be the basis of opening up Kahama to the world ”  He added

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