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You can now pay for your ticket through M-Pesa

Dar es Salaam, 30th August, 2012 … Precision Air Tanzania Services has entered into a partnership that will ease payment for passenger tickets. Precision Air has now partnered with Vodacom Tanzania, a deal which will see customers pay for tickets through M-Pesa  (Download M-Pesa guide).

To make the payments, customers will be required to dial *150*00# and select the Pay Bill option on the M-Pesa menu; then enter Precision Air business number which is 333777, followed by the reference number which is your booking number and the amount to be paid.
Speaking while launching the new payment option, Precision Air Services Commercial Director, Patrick Ndekana, mentioned that this is a fast and a safe mode of payment that is convenient for customers to use.

“We are glad to enter into this partnership with Vodacom. We urge our customers to make use of this service in order to save time and to make their payment processes easy,” said Ndekana.

Ndekana added that now customers do not have to leave their home or office to pay for their tickets. Earlier customers would either pay online using credit or debit cards or visit Precision Air offices. This alternative gives the customer more payment options.

This service is applicable after a customer has made his booking through our contact centre, website or any of our offices. Vodacom Tanzania Head of M-Commerce, Innocent Ephraim, expressed hope that this partnership will give an alternative mode of payment for tickets, arguing that it is a fast and reliable service that has revolutionised the way money is sent and saved since it was launched four years ago.. “We hope that we shall be able to serve our customers better. We are proud of this partnership and we hope it will go a long way in giving our customers the best,” said Ephraim.

Vodacom M-PESA  has an agent network of more than 20,000 across Tanzania, it is with no doubt that Vodacom M-PESA is the leading mobile money solution in Tanzania with popularity and usage  growing by day making Vodacom Tanzania most preferred mobile money solution  in the country. Precision Air boasts of the largest and widest network in Tanzania, covering more destinations more offering more frequencies across the country and regionally.

The airline’s current fleet consists of five 70-seater ATR 72-500, four 48-seater ATR 42 and three Boeing 737. Plans are underway to expand the fleet further by acquiring more E-jets and ATRs.

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