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Uganda Airlines made UGX 40Bn from passenger revenue last year

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Airlines made revenue worth 40 billion Shillings from its operations for the year ending December 2020. This is according to Cornwell Muleya, the Chief Executive Officer Uganda Airlines Company Limited. According to Muleya, the Airline carried 77,355 passengers for the year end June 2020, …

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The new Uganda Airlines planes are here, what next?

Vernita Kayiwa and Tina Drazu will be the first Ugandan women to fly the wide body Airbus A330. They have gone further in their civilian flying careers than any Ugandan women ever, no mean feat and worth celebrating COMMENT |  DEREK NSEKO  |  Now that the dust has settled on Uganda …

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I opposed revival of national airline- Minister Kasaija

  Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister for Finance, Matia Kasaija has said that he had initially opposed the idea of reviving the National Airline.  According to Kasaija, when the idea was fronted in the cabinet he and other ministers were of the view that the government should slow down …

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Second Uganda Airlines Airbus takes off, due at 9.30am

📌Arrives 🇺🇬 9.30am #Airbus #A330neo 💰unbeatable economics 🌍excellent range versatility 💺superior comfort Toulouse, France | THE INDEPENDENT & AGENCIES | The second new Uganda Airlines plane, another Airbus A330neo, has just taken off on an 11-hour journey from Southern France, heading to Entebbe Airport. It is fully loaded with medical supplies, …

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We were wise not to buy Boeing aircrafts – Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has today praised God for the guidance to to buy Airbus A330-800neo aircrafts and not Boeing airplanes that have been crashing and killing people. Museveni made the statement during the ceremony held at Entebbe VIP Terminal to receive Uganda Airlines first Airbus …

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A330-800neo first commercial flight scheduled for end of January 2021

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Airlines says its first airbus, A330-800neo aircraft will start flights by the end of January 2021. Roger Wamala, the Uganda Airlines commercial director says the national carrier’s Airbus’ first flight will be to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He told Uganda Radio Network that this …

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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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75 more Ugandans return from Southern Africa

Entebbe, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | A second group of 75 Ugandans who have been stuck in South Africa and Zambia have today returned. The first group of 71 Ugandans and legal residents returned from the same region on July 2nd. Aboard Uganda Airlines, the group arrived at Entebbe International Airport …

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