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Uganda Airlines takes delivery of its first Airbus A330neo (Photo: Airbus)

Uganda Airlines Takes Delivery of its First Airbus A330-800neo

With the familiarity of big global airlines putting orders and taking deliveries, some exciting news comes from one of Africa's newest carriers. Uganda Airlines, the national carrier of Uganda, has taken delivery of its first of the two Airbus A330neos ordered by the airline. The new version of the best-selling A330 widebody airliner features new wings, new Rolls-Royce’s latest-generation Trent 7000 engines, new systems and a new Airspace cabin interior. Receiving the first A330-800 in the African continent, Gen. Katumba…

Pandemic Continues to Fuel More Pressure on African Airlines

The global aviation industry remains to be the worst-hit industry with the unprecedented pandemic continuing to bite out the world's biggest economies which the industry plays an integral role. COVID-19 has hit African airlines with the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) calling for collaborative efforts and the stakeholders developing an "all-inclusive…

Uganda Airlines Retakes to the Skies After Almost 20 Years

Uganda Airlines has relaunched commercial operations following its maiden flight from Entebbe in Uganda to Nairobi in Kenya. The airline is the country’s government-owned flag carrier and is a revival of the former Uganda Airlines which collapsed in 2001. The airline currently has a fleet of two new Bombardier CRJ-900…

Uganda Airlines Retakes to the Skies After Almost 20 Years

Uganda Airlines has relaunched commercial operations following its maiden flight from Entebbe in Uganda to Nairobi in Kenya. The airline is the country’s government-owned flag carrier and is a revival of the former Uganda Airlines which collapsed in 2001. The airline currently has a fleet of two new Bombardier CRJ-900…