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Entebbe Airport records increased passenger numbers in August

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA says passenger numbers at Entebbe International Airport increased by 34 percent from 61,328 travelers in July to 81,986 passengers in August. The increase is linked to the rising number of migrant workers traveling to the Middle East, the easing of travel …

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Nabbanja tasks team to review Covid-19 testing procedures at Entebbe airport

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has tasked a ten-member select committee comprising ten officials from the National Planning Authority-NPA, Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA, security agencies and the ministries of health and tourism to address loopholes in the Covid-19 testing procedures at Entebbe International Airport. Nabbanja who …

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Municipal officials want idle Kitgum airfield degazetted

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kitgum municipal council officials have called for the degazettement of the defunct Kitgum airfield in Pandwong division. Richard Ojara Okwera, the mayor of Kitgum municipal council says that the airfield has been redundant and non-functional for the past 20 years. According to Ojara, the airfield …

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Spill caused jet fuel tank fire – UCAA

An incident involving a fire outbreak at the fuel firm at Entebbe International Airport occurred yesterday and was contained Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Preliminary findings by the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA show that a fuel spill caused the jet fuel tanks to catch fire. The fire broke out on Tuesday …

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Firefighters contain a fire at Entebbe Airport fuel firm

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fire on Tuesday broke out at the two jet fuel tanks at Entebbe International Airport. The incident happened after 4 pm. Fred Bamwesige, the Acting Director-General Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA says the safety, security team and firefighters were dispatched to stop the fire from spreading to …

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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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