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CAA awarded for outstanding security, safety performance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil Aviation Authority-CAA has received an award for its performance in maintaining safety and security by the International Civil Aviation Organization -ICAO. The ICAO Council President Certificate in Aviation Security was handed to Aggrey Bagiire, the State Minister in charge of Transport, on Wednesday …

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CAA issues Uganda Airlines operational license

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Airlines Company Limited has been issued with an air operation license by the Civil Aviation Authority, a move that will officially allow it start commercial flights. The renewable license was issued on July 26, 2019 and will expire on July 25, 2020. …

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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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