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MPs want substantive UCAA director general appointed

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Members of Parliament on the physical infrastructure committee have expressed concern about the delays to appoint a substantive Director-General of the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA    The MPs were on Tuesday visiting Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday to ascertain the progress and status of the 1.1 …

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UCAA renews licenses of seven flight operators

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Civil Aviation Authority has renewed the licenses of seven non-scheduled flight operators. They are DHL Aviation Limited, AIM Air, Grand Air Services, Transafrik Uganda Limited, Eagle Air Limited, Kampala Executive Aviation and Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF), a Christian organisation that flies mainly missionaries, development …

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State withdraws case of defacing posters against CAA human resource boss

Entebbe, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  A case of defacing campaign posters that had been filed against Effrance Musimenta Mbagaya, the acting Director Human Resource and Administration at Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA, has been withdrawn.  Mbagaya reportedly sanctioned the removal of President Yoweri Museveni’s campaign posters which were pinned at the …

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Dozens turned away from Entebbe airport over the weekend

  Entebbe, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Close to 50 people who traveled to meet or see off travelers at Entebbe International Airport over the weekend were turned away. It followed a statement issued by Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA on Saturday indicating only three people including the air bound passenger will …

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Court extends bail for UCAA director accused of defacing Museveni posters

Entebbe, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Entebbe Chief Magistrate’s Court has extended bail for Effrance Musimenta Mbagaya, the acting Director Human Resource and Administration at Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA who is charged for defacing President Yoweri Museveni’s campaign posters. It is alleged that on November 10, 2020,  Mbagaya sanctioned the removal …

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International passenger numbers steadily increasing – UCAA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Civil Aviation Authority – UCAA says international passenger numbers are steadily increasing. Fred K. Bamwesigye, acting director general UCAA said this on Friday evening during a press conference at Entebbe International Airport. Entebbe Airport resumed commercial passenger flights on 1st October, 2020, after …

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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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