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Uganda’s aviation sector passes latest ICAO safety

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s aviation sector scored 72.17% in an on-site audit conducted by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) said the Minister of State for Transport, Fred Byamukama on Sept.28. Byamukama said the international audit was undertaken to evaluate the effectiveness of Uganda’s safety oversight systems in …

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ICAO forecasts rapid recovery of air travel in 2023

Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | Air passenger demand will rapidly recover to pre-pandemic levels on most routes by the first quarter of 2023 and is expected to exceed 2019 levels by around 3 percent by the end of the year, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) said on Wednesday. “The air …

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The Entebbe International Airport I know

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E-Passport embedded with highly enhanced security features: Experts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Travel experts say that Uganda’s passport has attained the highest form of security that is recognizable in any country. The new Electronic Machine-Readable Travel document, the e-passport was designed with enhanced security features, including fingerprint, facial, and iris recognition. But what makes it even more …

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41st ICAO reaches agreement on net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

Montreal, Canada | Xinhua | The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) announced Friday it has reached historic agreement on a goal of net-zero carbon emissions for international flights by 2050. Member states meeting at the ICAO assembly in the Canadian city of Montreal have adopted a collective long-term aspirational goal (LTAG) …

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41st ICAO Assembly to focus on continued recovery of air sector

ICAO’s latest analyses showed air transport seat capacity and passenger totals globally have reached an estimated 80 percent of pre-pandemic levels Montreal, Canada | Xinhua | More than 2,500 delegates from around the world are gathering in Montreal, Canada, to secure the highest possible standards in global aviation with a focus …

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We have not been consulted on coffee investor deal: UCDA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The controversial agreement between Uganda and a foreign investor to process and export coffee was reached before the industry regulator was consulted, but the body might not oppose the deal, according to its top leadership. The Uganda Coffee Development Authority Managing Director, Dr. Emmanuel Iyamulemye says …

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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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