Saturday , January 29 2022
Home / Tag Archives: airport

Tag Archives: airport

First Oil 2025: Kabaale airport takes shape

➡️ 3.5 kilometers runway ➡️ Long enough for: ✅Boeing 777 ✅Antonov 124 Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Construction of the Hoima-based Kabaale International Airport will be completed in 16 months from now. The contractor-SBC and Uganda Refinery Holding Company say slightly above 30 percent of the work is yet …

Read More »

7 Afghan civilians killed amid chaos at Kabul airport

London, UK | XINHUA |  Seven Afghan civilians were killed amid chaos near the Kabul airport as people swarmed the area in hopes of boarding an evacuation flight following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, Britain’s Ministry of Defense said Sunday. The ministry did not elaborate when they were killed or …

Read More »

Airport taxi operators decry loss of business

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Airport taxi operators say the implementation of the new COVID-19 preventive measures at the airport have affected their business. Travelers entering the country are required to test for COVID-19 at the testing centre in the gardens of Peniel Beach Hotel, less than two kilometres away from …

Read More »

COVID-19 quarantine centers to close

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Quarantine centres are set to close after people who returned from abroad before October 1st, completed their required 14-day stay. The Ministry’s senior Public Relations Officer Emmanuel Ainebyoona said everyone that is coming into the country will now be required to present COVID-19 negative …

Read More »

Dubai airport retains top global spot for 5th year

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | AFP | Dubai International Airport said it retained its top global spot in 2018 after serving the largest number of passengers for the fifth year in a row despite falling short of its target. Traffic at the major transit hub rose slightly to 89.15 million passengers, …

Read More »

Entebbe airport registers 7.5% increase in traffic

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is 7.5 percent increase in the number of travelers entering Uganda through Entebbe International Airport, the Public Affairs Manager Civil Aviation Authority-CAA, Vianney Luggya has revealed. Statistics from the airport show that Uganda received 1,620,000 passengers in 2017. However, Entebbe International Airport registered 130,099 …

Read More »

London airport reopens after drones sow chaos

London, United Kingdom | AFP | London’s Gatwick Airport reopened on Friday for a limited number of flights, after mysterious drone sightings caused chaos that left tens of thousands of passengers stranded over the past three days. Police said they were still hunting for the drone operator or operators and …

Read More »