Dar es Salaam 16th Jan 2014:- Tanzania’s Best Domestic Airline Precision Air has today launched a code share partnership with Ugandan- carrier Air Uganda., The Agreement will see the two airlines work hand in hand on the -Dar es Salaam-Entebbe and Kilimanjaro- Entebbe routes, respectively. Under the partnership, which commenced on 1st January 2014 and was officially launched today, the two airlines will both sell tickets and uplift passengers of either airline, while offering travelers with increased choice of flights between the two cities.
Commenting on the partnership during a press conference held at Precision Air HeadQuarters, Precision Air Commercial Director Mr. Patrick Ndekana said the partnership is a continuous effort to meet customer satisfaction by providing best services.
“This partnership offers our customers a wider range of choices when planning for their trip. “Now you can book Precision Air flight through Air Uganda or vice versa.” He added.
On the same note Air Uganda Head of Sales & Marketing, Jenifer Musiime said the two airlines were joining hands for both their customers to enjoy more flight options and flexibility for their travel and are not restricted to the flight schedule of either carrier.
“With this partnership, we are certain that business and tourism will grow between our respective countries, due to the increased flight options and flexibility for travel,” Moreover, apart from the convenience this partnership is offering the customers, both airlines aim to manage operational costs jointly through shared services. The increased frequencies are additionally, expected to boost performance on the route, and be a catalyst for economic growth of both Uganda and Tanzania, she added.
Precision Air and Air Uganda will both operate daily double flights from Entebbe, Kilimanjaro and Dar es Salaam. Passengers will also be able to book for their flights through both Airline’s websites and travel agents of their preference.