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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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CAA to ban fuel operated ground handling equipment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil Aviation Authority- CAA has directed all ground handling service providers at Entebbe International Airport to procure electric ground handling facilities as a way of reducing emissions from fuel operated equipment. The move is in line with a directive from the International Civil Aviation …

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Rehabilitation of Kitgum airfield starts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rehabilitation work on Kitgum Airfield has started. The two-square-mile airfield is located in Orom Sub-County, 80km East of Kitgum town. The airfield was established in 1971 after it was first named John F. Kennedy, the US President by an American tourist but in April 2018, …

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Aviation Engineers demand better pay

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The engineers who include civil and aeronautical engineers, telecommunications engineers, Mechanical, Electrical, Technicians, Artisans, say they are paid less, which has affected their efficiency while handling airport services. However they refused to disclose how much money each earns, neither did they disclose the rate at …

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CAA to ground Aircraft with excess carbon emissions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will soon start grounding all air crafts with excess carbon emissions that land at any airport within the country, the Managing Director CAA David Mpango Kakuba has said. Civil Aviation Authority Managing Director David Mpango Kakuba says CAA will start …

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CAA rejects proposal to relocate vendors to airfield

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Civil Aviation Authority-CAA has rejected proposals by Kitgum Municipal Council to relocate vendors from the central market to the aerodrome to pave way for the redevelopment of the market. The proposed reconstruction of the market will be financed by the African Development Bank (ADB) …

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CAA explains flooding at Entebbe Airport

  Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Entebbe International Airport was briefly in the spotlight Monday as heavy rains continued to pound many areas of Uganda including the Lake Victoria shores. Airport management and Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) had to put in place emergency measures as water flowed into the arrivals area …

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2017 safety year for aviation-agencies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 2017 was the safest year for civil aviation since plane crash statistics were first compiled in 1946, according to two industry studies. A total of 10 crashes of civil passenger and cargo planes claimed 44 lives, said the Aviation Safety Network in a statement …

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COMMENT: The top job at Uganda’s CAA!

COMMENT | By Amos Wekesa Last evening some guys were talking about how people were lobbying so hard for Uganda’s  Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) top job and my heart sank. CAA is the government agency responsible for licensing, monitoring, and regulating civil aviation matters and if we miss the train …

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