Air Uganda joins IATA
The Director General and CEO of IATA, Mr.
The Director General and CEO of IATA, Mr. Antony Tyler, formally welcomed Air Uganda as their newest member yesterday, when he wrote to them in response of the membership application filed by Uganda’s quasi-national airline a few weeks ago.
After joining AFRAA, the African Airline Association, just two weeks ago has Air Uganda now taken its place among over 240 airlines from about 115 countries around the world, signaling to Ugandans that they have an airline to be proud of and which flies the national colors to 6 countries in the wider region, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan and Somalia.
Operating a fleet of presently 3 CRJ200 jets does U7 serve 8 regional destinations from their Entebbe base, Nairobi, Mombasa, Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro, Bujumbura, Kigali, Juba and Mogadishu.
It is understood that the airline, now in its 6th year of operation, is actively working on a fleet upgrade and eying more destinations in the wider region, a sign that Air Uganda has truly arrived on the East African aviation scene.
For more information about Air Uganda, like schedules, special offers and their frequent flyer program, click on www.air-uganda.com