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First and only European carrier with daily flights to Uganda

UGANDA (eTN) - In breaking news, KLM in Kampala has just announced that they will move to daily flights on the Entebbe–Amsterdam route, effective April 5 of this year.

Entebbe air show set for December 15-16

UGANDA (eTN) - Uganda’s Civil Aviation Authority is partnering to put together a show case aviation event on the weekend of December 15 and 16, bringing together the aviation industry to give Uganda

Uganda President blasts tourism board

UGANDA (eTN) - President Yoweri Museveni used a meeting held at State House Entebbe earlier in the week to discuss his presidential tourism initiative to lay heavily into the strategy and mindset of t

Gulf Air delays start of Juba flights

Following the shocking announcement that the recently-inaugurated route to Entebbe will be suspended on February 21, came further information to light from Juba, when it was confirmed that Gulf Air wi

Gulf Air’s restructuring and cost-cutting sees Entebbe axed

UGANDA (eTN) - When Gulf Air returned to Uganda on December 5 with 4 flights a week, much hope and expectation was raised in Ugandan aviation circles that new options had opened up, for visitors comin

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

Qatar Airways to begin add-on flights to Kigali

UGANDA (eTN) - A usually well-informed source within Uganda’s aviation regulatory system has confirmed that Qatar Airways, since early November coming daily to Entebbe, will commence onward flights

Air Fares launching for December 5 inaugural flight

UGANDA (eTN) - Just over a week away from the launch of its return to Uganda, the Gulf Air team has gotten into gear and is working the market with launch fares.

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

Qatar Airways CEO calls eco tax bull

The outspoken Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Airways (QR), Akbar Al Baker, was in Kampala for the inaugural flight between Doha and Entebbe and took the opportunity to address local, regional, and g

Qatar Airways hits the tarmac running

UGANDA (eTN) - When QR 536, an Airbus A320 in a two-class configuration with the latest in-flight entertainment equipment and OnAir Internet connectivity on board, landed at Entebbe International Airp

Qatar Airways CEO expected in Uganda for inaugural flight

UGANDA (eTN) - It was confirmed yesterday that the outspoken CEO of Qatar Airways, Akbar Al Bakr, will be present at the launch of flights between Doha and Entebbe on November 2, when the inaugural fl

The obstacles to self handling at Entebbe International Airport

UGANDA (eTN) - Entebbe International Airport remains the region’s highest-priced handling location for airlines as dominant player ENHAS has to contend only with DAS Handling, which maintains itself

Emirates to connect Ugandans to more destinations

UGANDA (eTN) - A regular source at the Emirates office in Kampala has confirmed that the airline will continue to introduce more destinations for travelers on their daily service from Entebbe.

Gulf Air returns to Entebbe, launches Juba flights

(eTN) - It was just learned that Gulf Air is joining the growing number of airlines flying to Entebbe, as it intends to resume flights from early December onwards.

CHOGM sins continue to haunt perpetrators in Uganda

(eTN) - The scandal is simply not going away and the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), once a darling word to boost hotel capacity and create infrastructure along the Entebbe to Kampal

Fuel shortage at Entebbe adds to regional aviation woes

ENTEBBE, Uganda (eTN) - Following the repeated power outages at the region’s largest airport in Nairobi news emerged that Entebbe has been suffering from a lack of aviation fuel again last week.

Qatar Airways set for Entebbe

(eTN) - While available information remains sketchy and has in recent days come in bits and pieces, it seems clear, however, that Qatar Airways, the self proclaimed "5 Star Airline," is set to commenc

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.

Breaking news: Lake Victoria Hotel seized

UGANDA (eTN) - The Laico-owned and operated Lake Victoria Hotel in Entebbe, once the grand old dame of the hospitality industry in Entebbe, was, according to breaking news just received, also seized y

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

UN makes Entebbe regional airport African peacekeeping base

UGANDA (eTN) - The international airport in Entebbe, for many years now the regional supply and aviation logistics base for the ongoing UN missions in the Congo DR, Sudan, including Darfur and Burundi

Entebbe to become new codeshare destination for Continental

UGANDA (eTN) - Brussels Airlines and Continental - which recently merged with United to create another global aviation giant – have signed a full codeshare agreement to cover flights between Newark,

Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency opens offices in Entebbe

UGANDA (eTN) - The Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency, a body established by the East African Community (EAC), has at last been able to officially open their own premises in Entebbe,

Shell gives up Entebbe aviation fuel depot

Following growing pressure from the aviation fraternity, constant complaints over the lack of

Fly 540 reinstates their Saturday morning flight between Entebbe and Nairobi

It was learned last week that Fly 540 airline will reinstate their Saturday morning flight between Entebbe, Uganda, and Nairobi, Kenya, beginning June 5, 2010.

Feeder Airlines to start flights to Entebbe

One of the locally-incorporated airlines based at the Juba airport,

Turkish Airlines to commence Entebbe flights

Confirmation was at last received from Turkish Airlines that they intend to commence flights between Istanbul and Entebbe by the middle of this year, apparently starting with four flights a week.

Google maps now available for Kampala and Entebbe

Intending visitors to Uganda can now access detailed maps of Kampala and Entebbe via Google Maps through their web browser, giving them detailed locations of hotels, restaurants, airlines offices, and