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75% of Entebbe airport expansion project complete – UCAA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) has said at least 75 percent of the upgrade and expansion project for Entebbe International Airport has been done. The 1.1 Trillion Shillings expansion project was driven by the rising number of passengers and cargo volumes handled at the …

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Only 50 taxis to operate at Entebbe airport

  Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   Only fifty of the 240 registered airport taxis will operate each day in the first phase of the reopening of Entebbe International Airport.   The first phase covers October to December 2020, while the second phase ends June 2021.  The move is aimed at …

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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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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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