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LIVE: PM Rugunda launches Uganda Airlines flights

Uganda Airlines Bombardier CRJ-900 shortly before it took off today.

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Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda has just launched Uganda Airlines flights, with one of her Bombardiers 5X-KOB airborne, heading to Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

“Today we stand here as witnesses to this historic moment when our national carrier takes to the sky. As we launch commercial flights, two of the aircraft were delivered, tested and cleared to fly and the other two will be delivered,” said Rugunda at the inaugural flight ceremonies.

“All our neighbors Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, South Sudan, among other nations will easily access the market and easily connect to their destinations. There has never been a better time to commence commercial flights than now.”

The flight #UGD202 took off the Entebbe International Airport Runway just after midday, arrived Nairobi to a water-salute about 1pm, and was scheduled to return to Entebbe #UGD203 at 7pm. Aboard the flight, were senior government officials including  Works Minister Monica Ntege Azuba, State Minister for Tourism Godfrey Kiwanda Suubi, senior players in the private sector and media personnel.

The Uganda Airlines maiden commercial flight will be tomorrow.

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Uganda airlines #UGD203 returning to Entebbe. LIVE

 

 

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  1. Thanx 2 De Ugandan Govt 4 Instituting Back This Great Transport System.We Should Look Foward To See That The Management Is Coruption Free And We Must Sustainably Think Of Future Generation!

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