Tanzanian carrier Precision Air has re-launched flight operations between its Dar Es Salaam hub and Julius Nyerere International Airport, Entebbe in Uganda.
The inaugural flight which operated on 1 July, departed Dar Es Salaam at 7:10am local time and arrived Enttebbe via Kilimanjaro at 10:50 local time and received fire salute.
The new service will operate three times a week, on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays using one of the airline's ATR aircraft.
Precision Air suspended flights to Entebbe back in 2013 during the route rationalization process and network restructuring.
Established in 1993 as a private charter air Transport Company, Precision Air has grown to become a reputable airline in East Africa.
Operating from Dar es Salaam Precision Air flies to Arusha, Bukoba, Kigoma, Kilimanjaro, Musoma, Mtwara, Mwanza, Tabora, Zanzibar and Nairobi.
The new service marks the beginning of a new era of Precision Air services between Tanzania and Uganda. Currently, Precision is the only IATA operator that provides direct flights between Tanzania and Uganda.