Initially started as a charter air transport company the Precision Air was established in 1993. It started its operations with a five seater piper Aztec aircraft. Earlier tourist could only reach attractions like Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, in northern Tanzania, the Zanzibar Island in the Indian Ocean and other parts of the country from Arusha town as its base.
At present with the advent of a free market economy Precision Air can now operate scheduled flights maintaining Arusha as its base. Initially the first flights were scheduled using a seven-seater one engine Cessna 207, one seven-seater Cessna 402, two eleven-seater Cessna 404s.With the advancement in technology during the mid 1990s the airline introduced bigger and more comfortable ATR fleet.