Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Airlines today morning flew first commercial flight from Entebbe to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) with eight passengers on board. The airline, which departed at Entebbe Airport at 6:05 a.m touched down at JKIA at exactly 7 a.m, five minutes ahead of the scheduled landing.
The passengers were businessman Peter Ssenkungu, Workers’ Union leader Usher Wilson Owere, his wife Evelyn, Kwezi Tabaro, Joseph Kasigazi, and journalists Alon Mwesigwa, Olive Nakatudde ad Gyegenda Ssemakula.
The flight captain was Charles Karabarinde, helped by First officer Denis Chotum, purser Asiimwe Neema and cabin crew members; Ronnie Kasemiire and Johnson Mugume.
Two pilots in training Drazu Tina and Rashid Cheboy were on the flight carrying out observations.