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Air Uganda sets date for Mogadishu service launch

(eTN) - Air Uganda has just announced the launch date for their latest destination - Mogadishu in Somalia.

Air Uganda takes delivery of third CRJ-200

Air Uganda today took delivery of its third Bombardier CRJ-200 from GECAS USA. The 50-seater has been acquired on a long-term lease and joins Air Uganda’s current fleet of 50-seater jets and MD 87.

New chief at Air Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda - Air Uganda is pleased to announce the appointment of its new CEO, Cornwell Muleya. Mr.

Air Uganda set to reveal new CEO on April 1

(eTN) - Usually well-informed sources have indicated that after a 6-month gap at the top, Air Uganda will reveal the name of a new CEO on April 1, 2013.

Uganda government considering stake in Air Uganda

UGANDA (eTN) - When some time ago a few individuals tried to make hay with their chatter to once again start up a national airline in Uganda – Air Uganda was liquidated in 2001 after several failed

Air Uganda gets IOSA certification

UGANDA (eTN) - Information is now available on the IATA website that Air Uganda, the Pearl of Africa’s quasi-national airline, has been accorded the coveted IATA Operational Safety Audit certificati

New West Africa venture may point the way for Air Uganda

UGANDA (eTN) - The partnership between Air France and AKFED in the new Air Cote Ivoire with a 20 and 15 percent shareholding in the company, respectively, may open new doors for future cooperation eve

Haywood dumps Air Uganda for FastJet job

UGANDA (eTN) - When it was reported here a year ago, that one Kayle Haywood was to replace Hugh Fraser as CEO of Air Uganda, the breaking news clearly rattled a few cages at the time, leaving carefull

Air Uganda takes fight to the market

UGANDA (eTN) - With presently three flights a week between Entebbe to Mombasa and on to Zanzibar, Uganda’s quasi-national airline, U7, is clearly intent to fill those 50 seats in the CRJ 200 they us

Air Uganda terminates codeshare agreement with RwandAir

While Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni honored his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame in a ceremony at ‘Liberation Day’ in Kapchorwa/North Eastern Uganda on Thursday, Air Uganda and RwandAir

Air Uganda now goes twice a day to Juba

UGANDA (eTN) - A new schedule has taken effect between Entebbe and Juba, as Air Uganda has now commenced twice work daily flights between the t2 airports, offering a morning and afternoon departure an

Air Uganda to add more flights

UGANDA (eTN) - Earlier this week Air Uganda’s new CEO Kayle Haywood announced plans to increase the airline’s flights between Entebbe and Nairobi to 19 per week beginning in early 2012, arguably r

New CEO for Air Uganda

UGANDA (eTN) - Hugh Fraser, Air Uganda’s (U7) Chief Executive, is reportedly set to leave the airline at the end of October.

Air Uganda to introduce new routings and added options

UGANDA (eTN) - The seasonal flights in August and September between Entebbe, Mombasa, and Zanzibar came to an end last weekend but will resume in December once more to cover the traditional holiday pe

Air Uganda hopes to spread its wings

(eTN) - Usually well-informed sources within Uganda’s aviation fraternity have given the clearest indication yet that Air Uganda (U7) will widen their reach, true to their slogan "We are the Wings t

Air Uganda’s Mombasa-Zanzibar flights to be seasonal

UGANDA (eTN) - Information from Air Uganda indicates that the airline will be exploring new ways to maintain their route from Entebbe to Zanzibar via Mombasa.

Air Uganda still not granted self handling status

UGANDA (eTN) - In spite of repeated representations to the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority to be granted the status of "self handling," i.e., being able to look after their own planes when on the grou

Air Uganda laments handling charges at Entebbe

UGANDA (eTN) - Information reached the media over the weekend that Air Uganda's CEO Hugh Fraser last week lamented the fact of high handling charges at Uganda’s main international airport in Entebbe

Aviation news: Air Uganda adds third daily flight from Nairobi

UGANDA (eTN) - It was learned last week that following the low-key delivery of another CRJ200 aircraft, Air Uganda - in local aviation circles also known as U7 - has added a third daily flight between

Codeshare agreement signed between RwandAir and Air Uganda

(eTN) - RwandAir signed a full codeshare agreement with Air Uganda for the route between Kigali and Entebbe, effective June 1.

Air Uganda schedule update

It has been confirmed by Air Uganda that they will fly daily, starting February 22, to Kigali, Rwanda, while Dar es Salaam will be served six times a week except Saturdays.

Air Uganda adds frequencies and routes

After the reversal of the failed business policies introduced by what turned out to be a bunch of hapless managers, Air Uganda is now seemingly flying into better territory again.

Inspector general of police comes to the aid of Air Uganda

In view of apparently dropping passenger numbers, which aviation observers connect and attribute to the recent threats made against Air Uganda, the Ugandan Inspector General of Police made a public st

American Embassy in Khartoum warns of threats against Air Uganda

On Saturday, the US mission in the Sudan issued a warning that regional extremists were thought to plan an attack on an Air Uganda flight between Juba, the capital of the semi-autonomous region of the

Air Uganda loses another CEO

Following the rather unceremonious departure of the airline’s start up CEO a few months into the airline’s operations start, its second CEO also departed from Air Uganda under similarly clouded ci

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Down the Nile – from above

A recent work visit to Juba (one of many) had me fly with Air Uganda for the first time.

Air Uganda halts morning flights to Nairobi

In a half-cooked measure taken by Uganda’s upstart airline to stop their financial bleed, they now ceased morning flight operations to Nairobi effective immediately.

East African airlines expect trouble over fuel prices

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - Smaller airlines operating in the region and using outdated fuel guzzling equipment are set for serious financial trouble should fuel prices continue to rise.