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CAA asked to recover UGX 2Bn excess payment to Seyani brothers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Civil Aviation Authority has been asked to recover a sum of 2.1 billion Shillings that was paid to Seyani brothers, the contractors for the re-modification of Entebbe Airport. The airport expansion project which started in 2015 covers the extension of the passenger terminal, construction of …

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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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Uganda Airlines’ financial performance revealed after a terrible year for aviation

AVIATION NEWS | Airspace Africa | A recent report by the Auditor General of Uganda highlighting the financial Performance of Public Corporations and State Enterprises has laid bare the devastating effects of the global pandemic on Africa’s aviation industry with the new National Airline and the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority in the …

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Govt spacing repatriation flights to decongest Entebbe airport

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Civil Aviation Authority – CAA says repatriation flights scheduled on the same day will be spaced by a minimum of four hours inorder to decongest Entebbe International Airport amidst the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic concerns.  This is after some stranded Ugandans and legal residents who   …

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CAA rejects relocation of traders to Lira airfield

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Civil Aviation Authority has asked Lira Municipal Council to halt the relocation of market vendors to the aerodrome land next to Lira airfield. Last week, the municipal council passed a resolution to relocate some traders from produce lane in Lira town to …

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CAA losing 500m UGX daily from Entebbe airport lockdown

Kampala, Uganda| AFP |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has said it has lost atleast 534 million shillings daily due to the lockdown of Entebbe Airport. According to the CAA Deputy Executive Director Fred Bamwesigye, on a daily, before April 2020, they were generating revenue of between 16 …

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MPs querry UGX150 Bn for reopening Entebbe airport

Kampala, Uganda| AFP |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Members of Parliament have asked the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to revise downwards, the 150 billion Shillings reportedly needed for reopening the Airport. The authority says that it needs up to 150 billion Shillings to cover the recurrent wage bill and sustained operations, port health …

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Consultancy firm sues CAA for breach of contract

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Global Consulting Services Limited has sued Civil Aviation Authority-CAA seeking to recover more than 250 million Shillings for services rendered during the authority’s silver jubilee celebrations. The authority which is the regulator of the aviation industry in Uganda was established in 1991 and celebrated …

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CAA tightens COVID-19 measures at Entebbe airport

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Civil Aviation Authority has tightened measures at Entebbe International Airport to combat the spread of COVID-19. Departing passengers will now be expected to arrive at the airport at least four hours before boarding to go through the health port screening procedures. They will …

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Entebbe International Airport shutdown to hit Airlines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Managers of different airlines say the temporary suspension of passenger flights in and out of Uganda will have drastic effects on their operations and revenues. They however welcome the move because they say it will safeguard people as governments and individuals set up measures …

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