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Airlines ready to fly out of Entebbe Airport

Airlines in all regions are expected to record negative operating income in 2020 Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Coronavirus pandemic nearly brought the aviation industry on its knees, with thousands of flights banned in many countries around the world, but it is picking up again. Several airlines including, Uganda …

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Rwandan airports reopen to travellers after over 4-month suspension

Kigali, Rwanda | XINHUA | Rwandan airports on Saturday reopened to international travellers, more than four months after the central African nation suspended commercial passenger flights to mitigate the COVID-19 outbreak. The suspension didn’t affect cargo and emergency flights. Tourists travelling by charter flights had been allowed to enter the …

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Uganda Airlines new CEO tasks ahead

  Former CEO Ephraim Bagyenda appointed director engineering and maintenance Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | The soon-to-be appointed CEO of the revived Uganda Airlines will have a challenging job ahead as he or she tries to identify the major shifts in the aviation industry and steer the company towards …

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Rwand Air appoints an agent in Australia

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Rwanda’s national carrier, RwandAir, has appointed Airline Rep Services a General Sales Agent (GSA), a company division of the CVFR Travel Group as its representative for the region of Australia and New Zealand. The airline’s CEO, Yvonne Manzi Makolo, said the deal was accomplished …

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Finally, RwandAir gets a new CEO

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | It is exactly a year since the Rwandan government fired John Mirenge as the chief executive officer of national carrier, RwandAir, replacing him with Col Chance Dergano in an acting capacity. The good news now is that the national carrier has a substantial CEO following …

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Busy skies over Kigali

RwandAir spreads its wings across Africa Kampala, Uganda | INDEPENDENT TEAM | The New Year 2018 has kicked off in high gear for RwandAir, the national carrier of Rwanda with launches of new routes. The latest news is the now scheduled May 16 launch of its new Kigali-Harare-Cape Town route. RwandAir …

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RwandAir to host Africa airlines assembly

  November event expected to attract 500 high profile delegates | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwanda’s national flag carrier, RwandAir, has finalised preparations to host the 49th Annual General Assembly (AGA) and Summit of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) this November. The three-day event from Nov.12 to 14 will be held …

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RwandAir in new expansion plan

Targets Conakry, Bamako and Dakar Rwanda’s national carrier, RwandAir, will unveil three new destinations in West Africa from its new hub in Cotonou, Benin, starting Sept. 30. This follows signing of an agreement between Rwanda and Benin early this month that saw the former’s carrier granted seventh freedom rights. Seventh …

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