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We were wise not to buy Boeing aircrafts – Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has today praised God for the guidance to to buy Airbus A330-800neo aircrafts and not Boeing airplanes that have been crashing and killing people. Museveni made the statement during the ceremony held at Entebbe VIP Terminal to receive Uganda Airlines first Airbus …

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New Uganda Airlines plane takes off from France

đź“ŚArrives 🇺🇬 10.30am #Airbus #A330neo đź’°unbeatable economics 🌍excellent range versatility đź’şsuperior comfort Toulouse, France | THE INDEPENDENT & AGENCIES | A new Uganda Airlines plane, an Airbus A330neo, has just taken off on an 11-hour journey from Southern France, heading to Entebbe Airport. The A330neo is the latest version of the most …

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Airbus flies into new era with change of boss

Paris, France | AFP | Frenchman Guillaume Faury took over as CEO of European aerospace giant Airbus on Wednesday, looking to benefit from the current troubles of rival Boeing and limit potential disruption from Brexit and US President Donald Trump’s trade threats. The 51-year-old will replace Tom Enders, who is …

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WTO confirms US failed to fully comply over Boeing subsidies

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | The World Trade Organization confirmed Thursday that Washington failed to fully comply with a 2012 order to halt subsidies to Boeing, marking a partial victory for rival aircraft maker Airbus and the EU. The ruling from the WTO appeals body was the latest blow in the decade-long clash between the …

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Airbus pulls plug on costly A380 superjumbo

Paris, France | AFP | European aerospace giant Airbus said Thursday it would end production of the A380 superjumbo, the double-decker jet which earned plaudits from passengers but failed to win over enough airlines to justify its massive costs. The firm said it would stop deliveries in 2021 of the A380, …

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Uganda Airlines pilots start training

  Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | Uganda’s planned national carrier, Uganda Airlines, has handed over the first cockpit crew sets to Bombardier for training a head of the carrier’s comeback mid this year. The first set of eight pilots are reported to have been training facility in France while another …

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