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UGANDA AIRLINES: Full statement on Nsenene

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Airlines is considering adding local delicacy Nsenene (long-horned grasshoppers) on their menu for regional and international flights. This follows a video that has gone viral in Uganda in which a passenger on flight no 446 to Dubai on November 26 is seen selling …

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Nigeria to resurrect national airline by 2022

Abuja, Nigeria | Xinhua | The Nigerian government said Wednesday it expects to revive the long defunct national airline, the Air Nigeria, by April 2022 after a restructuring plan for the airline has been approved. A plan outlining business arrangement of the national carrier, which ceased operations in 2012 due to …

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KASAIJA: Inexperienced board has let down Uganda Airlines

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Airlines is facing corporate governance problems because the inaugural board of directors and managers lack experience, the Finance, Planning, and Economic Development Minister, Matia Kasaija has revealed. The government revived the national carrier in 2019 lower transport costs, boost tourism and business opportunities …

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Mandatory testing at Entebbe Airport set to start

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has  launched the commencement of $30 per person mandatory testing by government for COVID-19 for all incoming passengers at Entebbe International Airport. Since May, private laboratories have been testing un-vaccinated passengers from ten high risk countries such as Kenya, South …

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Parliament probes Entebbe Airport power outage

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has been given two days to provide a report about the power outage that paralysed business at the Entebbe International Airport a week ago. The demand was made during a meeting between a team from the Civil Aviation …

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New UCAA boss Bamwesigye vows to restore public confidence in aviation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The new substantive Director General of Uganda Civil Aviation Authority Fred Bamwesigye, has pledged to restore public confidence in Uganda’s aviation industry. Bamwesigye took charge at UCAA yesterday, after the Minister for Works and Transport, Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala appointed him as the substantive Director-General …

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