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Precision Air


336 reviews
Headquarters: PO Box 70770 Nyerere Road, Dar es Salaam Tanzania 011 255 22 216 8000 Website
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Edmonton, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
407 reviews
118 helpful votes
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Short flights but uneventful and comfortable...smaller AT70 aircraft but still a fine flight. Just didn’t like that they’d cancel flights for no reason and you’d have to rebook...twice!

Date of travel: December 2018
Domestic Economy Dar es Salaam - Arusha
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago
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Flew Dar to Arusha roundtrip . It was small and cute!! The kids had never been on such a small plane before. It was 60 seats ( maybe). so they found it amusing. Was on time both times. The airport staff at Arusha harassed for tips just for checking in the luggage which we thought was weird. Coz thats not...

Date of travel: November 2018
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Domestic Economy Dar es Salaam - Arusha

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Birmiingham UK
Level 5 Contributor
41 reviews
15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

2 1/2hr flight from Nairobi to Dar es Salaam (via Zanzibar). Pity it was after sunset, i wanted to see Zanzibar from the air..... Small 80+seater, a bit tired inside but generally an OK flight. I sat at the back so had limited space , especially as the person in front reclined his seat, so not a very comfortable flight,...

Date of travel: November 2018
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Africa Economy Nairobi - Dar es Salaam

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

got a call day before to say flight had been changed to 11 am, incurring extra charges from external company. then when we got there, flight was delayed by 3 hours, and instead of going straight to Zanzibar, went to Dar es Salaam and we had to wait an hour there for a flight to Zanzibar. Unfortunately, there is no...

Date of travel: November 2018
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Domestic Economy Kilimanjaro National Park - Zanzibar Island

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
585 reviews
145 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The flight was just a short island hop, the actual flight itself was fine, too short for any form of service on board. The things to be aware of are: Information is very poor, I am still not entirely certain what happened, but I think our flight was amalgamated with another to Arusha which was due to leave earlier, our...

Date of travel: November 2018
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Domestic Economy Dar es Salaam - Zanzibar Island

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Toronto, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They changed my flight time with no notification. Flying back from Arusha airport to Dar via Zanzibar; they lost my luggage. I was fortunate they managed to find and delivered it the following day. What I found odd was the driver who came to make the delivery had the audacity to ask for a tip. Uh let me get this...

Date of travel: October 2018
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Domestic Economy Dar es Salaam - Kilimanjaro National Park

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Peripatetic member
Level 6 Contributor
111 reviews
120 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were travelling from Kilimanjaro to Seychelles via Nairobi, booked & confirmed (thru Kenya airways) on the Precision 10.40am Kili to Nairobi flight. By chance when checking all reservations 2 wks before flying we found that flight CANCELLED, and no alternative substituted! Our only alternative turned out to be a 05.50 flight; meaning wakeup 03.00 at Arusha hotel. The hotel...

Date of travel: November 2018
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An absolute shame for this airline company! On our way from our 1 week safari to Zanzibar, we have decided to select Precision Air as they were the only one proposing a fair luggage allowance of 23KG. This came initially very handy as we were ending our trip and therefore, our luggage stuffed with gifts and other souvenirs. We arrived...

Date of travel: October 2018
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Domestic Economy Arusha - Zanzibar Island

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Ketchikan, Alaska
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy short flight . A soft drink and snack also provided aboard the turbo jet. Arusha airport is limited in offerings no air but there are fans and shade.

Date of travel: October 2018
Domestic Economy Arusha - Zanzibar Island
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is completely private airline competing with two other major airline in a country where there's few fliers, so far they have managed to sail through the turbulents of losing customers to revived national carrier. Super services both on ground and onboard, code-sharing with Kenya Airways & Etihad provide smooth connections to major destinations across the globe.

Date of travel: October 2018
Domestic Economy Arusha - Dar es Salaam
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“Don't sit at the very back of the plane, but sit close as you disembark from the rear of the plane”
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“Double and triple check your flight time 24hrs and closer to your flight time.”
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“If you possible, select another airline!”
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“Choose another airline if it is at all possible. Schedules not reliable.”
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About Precision Air
Tanzanian airline Precision Air (PW) operates from a hub at Dar es Salaam's Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR). It also maintains a mini-hub at Mwanza Airport (MWZ). The carrier flies to nine destinations: Eight in Tanzania, as well as Nairobi, Kenya's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO). Precision Air also has codeshare agreements on certain routes with Kenya Airways (KQ), LAM Mozambique Airlines (TM) and RwandAir (WB). Its fleet on nine aircraft consists of two ATR 42-500, two ATR 42-600 and five ATR 72-500 planes. All aircraft are configured with a single Economy Class cabin.
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