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Uganda Airlines first flight pushed to August

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Works and Transport, Eng. Monica Azuba says that the Uganda National Airlines will commence its first commercial flights in August. The country’s national flag carrier had earlier on been scheduled to start commercial flights this month. Now, in a statement to …

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Lack of drone regulations threatening national security – UPDF

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The lack of regulations for the use of the Remote Piloted Aircraft Systems commonly known as drones is threatening national security. This was revealed by the Director Cyber Intelligence at the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces-UPDF. Ssemakula who was speaking to different drone operators at Mestil …

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NEC signs deal to construct free zone at Entebbe Airport

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Free Zone Authority (UFZA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Enterprise Corporation (NEC) to construct a public free port zone at Entebbe International Airport. NEC is the commercial arm of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF). The deal signed …

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CAA officials tasked to explain role in BoU currency saga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Civil Aviation Authority –CAA never dealt directly with the Central Bank on matters relating to a chartered plane that was carrying Printed currency notes from abroad. The clarification came in relation to questionable cargo that was found on a plane chartered to deliver …

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BOU and CAA officials detained

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several officials from the Bank of Uganda and the Civil Aviation Authority are being questioned following an anomaly with a consignment belonging to the central bank. In a statement this afternoon, signed by the Governor Emmanuel Mutebile, The Central Bank didn’t mention the officials but …

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CAA considering awarding Uganda Airlines ground handling services

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil Aviation Authority-CAA is considering awarding ground handling services at Entebbe International Airport to Uganda National Airlines, the national carrier. Government through the Works and Transport Ministry received two bombardier CRJ 900 planes on April 23rd as part of the initiative to revive the …

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Seven routes secured for revived Uganda Airlines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has secured seven regional routes for the revived national carrier, the Uganda National Airlines. The routes include Nairobi, Juba, Bujumbura, Dar-es-Salam, Mombasa, Mogadishu and Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Uganda secured two Bombardier CRJ 900 planes recently to revive its national carrier. The planes arrived …

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Uganda Airlines Bombardier jets to arrive next month

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The acting Uganda Airlines CEO, Ephraim Bagenda has said the first two bombardier jets will arrive in Uganda in the first week of April. Bagenda told Uganda Radio Network on Monday that the remaining two bombardier jets will be delivered in July and September respectively. …

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