Tag: Entebbe

Uganda: Works begin on Kampala  $60 M Flyover project
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Uganda: Works begin on Kampala $60 M Flyover project

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 15, 2019

Preliminary works on the Kampala Flyover Construction and Road Upgrading project (KFCRUP), has commenced. According to the Uganda National Roads ... Read More

Uganda Airlines’ long-awaited new planes land at Entebbe International Airport
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Uganda Airlines’ long-awaited new planes land at Entebbe International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

First two Uganda Airlines' long anticipated aircraft landed at Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday 23rd April 2019. Captained by all ... Read More

Family rescues abandoned leopard cub from wildfire
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Family rescues abandoned leopard cub from wildfire

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- February 23, 2019

A humble family living among the local communities that neighbor Murchison Falls National Park in the Masindi district have rescued ... Read More

“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police
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“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019

Tourism Police on the morning of Friday, January 25, arrested a quack tour operator who had fleeced a family of ... Read More

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies
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East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 19, 2019

East  African regional airlines are now fighting a winning and losing battle over the African skies which Kenya Airways, Ethiopian ... Read More

Efforts underway to remove aircraft from Entebbe International Airport
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Efforts underway to remove aircraft from Entebbe International Airport

mm Alain St.Ange- January 8, 2019

The Civil Aviation Authority of Uganda said efforts were underway to remove the Ethiopian airlines plane from Entebbe International Airport. Read More

Uganda needs comprehensive tourism visibility strategy
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Uganda needs comprehensive tourism visibility strategy

mm Alain St.Ange- December 10, 2018

Google about Uganda and only the bad things will appear, every bad thing about Uganda appears on the net and ... Read More

Seychelles’ Alain St. Ange captures Uganda Civil Aviation Conference
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Seychelles’ Alain St. Ange captures Uganda Civil Aviation Conference

editor editor- December 6, 2018

Seychelles’ former Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Alain St. Ange, was invited to deliver the keynote address ... Read More

Alain St.Ange delivering keynote address at CAA Uganda Stakeholders Meeting
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Alain St.Ange delivering keynote address at CAA Uganda Stakeholders Meeting

editor editor- December 4, 2018

Alain St.Ange, the former Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, honored to have been invited to deliver ... Read More

First and only European carrier with daily flights to Uganda
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First and only European carrier with daily flights to Uganda

editor editor- February 22, 2013

UGANDA (eTN) - In breaking news, KLM in Kampala has just announced that they will move to daily flights on ... Read More

Entebbe air show set for December 15-16
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Entebbe air show set for December 15-16

editor editor- December 1, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - Uganda’s Civil Aviation Authority is partnering to put together a show case aviation event on the weekend ... Read More

Uganda President blasts tourism board
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Uganda President blasts tourism board

editor editor- April 28, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - President Yoweri Museveni used a meeting held at State House Entebbe earlier in the week to discuss ... Read More

Gulf Air delays start of Juba flights
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Gulf Air delays start of Juba flights

editor editor- February 10, 2012

Following the shocking announcement that the recently-inaugurated route to Entebbe will be suspended on February 21, came further information to ... Read More

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

editor editor- February 10, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - When Gulf Air returned to Uganda on December 5 with 4 flights a week, much hope and ... Read More

Air Uganda now goes twice a day to Juba
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Air Uganda now goes twice a day to Juba

editor editor- January 6, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - A new schedule has taken effect between Entebbe and Juba, as Air Uganda has now commenced twice ... Read More

Qatar Airways to begin add-on flights to Kigali
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Qatar Airways to begin add-on flights to Kigali

editor editor- January 2, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - A usually well-informed source within Uganda’s aviation regulatory system has confirmed that Qatar Airways, since early November ... Read More

Air Fares launching for December 5 inaugural flight
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Air Fares launching for December 5 inaugural flight

editor editor- November 28, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - Just over a week away from the launch of its return to Uganda, the Gulf Air team ... Read More

Air Uganda to add more flights
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Air Uganda to add more flights

editor editor- November 19, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - Earlier this week Air Uganda’s new CEO Kayle Haywood announced plans to increase the airline’s flights between ... Read More

Qatar Airways CEO calls eco tax bull
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Qatar Airways CEO calls eco tax bull

editor editor- November 5, 2011

The outspoken Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Airways (QR), Akbar Al Baker, was in Kampala for the inaugural flight between ... Read More

Qatar Airways hits the tarmac running
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Qatar Airways hits the tarmac running

editor editor- November 3, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - When QR 536, an Airbus A320 in a two-class configuration with the latest in-flight entertainment equipment and ... Read More

Qatar Airways CEO expected in Uganda for inaugural flight
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Qatar Airways CEO expected in Uganda for inaugural flight

editor editor- October 14, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - It was confirmed yesterday that the outspoken CEO of Qatar Airways, Akbar Al Bakr, will be present ... Read More

The obstacles to self handling at Entebbe International Airport
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The obstacles to self handling at Entebbe International Airport

editor editor- October 8, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - Entebbe International Airport remains the region’s highest-priced handling location for airlines as dominant player ENHAS has to ... Read More

Emirates to connect Ugandans to more destinations
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Emirates to connect Ugandans to more destinations

editor editor- September 29, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - A regular source at the Emirates office in Kampala has confirmed that the airline will continue to ... Read More

Gulf Air returns to Entebbe, launches Juba flights
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Gulf Air returns to Entebbe, launches Juba flights

editor editor- August 25, 2011

(eTN) - It was just learned that Gulf Air is joining the growing number of airlines flying to Entebbe, as ... Read More

CHOGM sins continue to haunt perpetrators in Uganda
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CHOGM sins continue to haunt perpetrators in Uganda

editor editor- August 16, 2011

(eTN) - The scandal is simply not going away and the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), once a darling ... Read More

Fuel shortage at Entebbe adds to regional aviation woes
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Fuel shortage at Entebbe adds to regional aviation woes

editor editor- July 20, 2011

ENTEBBE, Uganda (eTN) - Following the repeated power outages at the region’s largest airport in Nairobi news emerged that Entebbe ... Read More

Qatar Airways set for Entebbe
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Qatar Airways set for Entebbe

editor editor- May 6, 2011

(eTN) - While available information remains sketchy and has in recent days come in bits and pieces, it seems clear, ... Read More

Air Uganda’s Mombasa-Zanzibar flights to be seasonal
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Air Uganda’s Mombasa-Zanzibar flights to be seasonal

editor editor- March 31, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - Information from Air Uganda indicates that the airline will be exploring new ways to maintain their route ... Read More

Breaking news: Lake Victoria Hotel seized
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Breaking news: Lake Victoria Hotel seized

editor editor- March 31, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - The Laico-owned and operated Lake Victoria Hotel in Entebbe, once the grand old dame of the hospitality ... Read More

Air Uganda laments handling charges at Entebbe
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Air Uganda laments handling charges at Entebbe

editor editor- September 16, 2010

UGANDA (eTN) - Information reached the media over the weekend that Air Uganda's CEO Hugh Fraser last week lamented the ... Read More

UN makes Entebbe regional airport African peacekeeping base
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UN makes Entebbe regional airport African peacekeeping base

editor editor- August 19, 2010

UGANDA (eTN) - The international airport in Entebbe, for many years now the regional supply and aviation logistics base for ... Read More

Entebbe to become new codeshare destination for Continental
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Entebbe to become new codeshare destination for Continental

editor editor- August 12, 2010

UGANDA (eTN) - Brussels Airlines and Continental - which recently merged with United to create another global aviation giant – ... Read More

Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency opens offices in Entebbe
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Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency opens offices in Entebbe

editor editor- August 10, 2010

UGANDA (eTN) - The Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency, a body established by the East African Community (EAC), ... Read More

Shell gives up Entebbe aviation fuel depot
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Shell gives up Entebbe aviation fuel depot

editor editor- May 23, 2010

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

Fly 540 reinstates their Saturday morning flight between Entebbe and Nairobi
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Fly 540 reinstates their Saturday morning flight between Entebbe and Nairobi

editor editor- May 17, 2010

It was learned last week that Fly 540 airline will reinstate their Saturday morning flight between Entebbe, Uganda, and Nairobi, ... Read More

Feeder Airlines to start flights to Entebbe
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Feeder Airlines to start flights to Entebbe

editor editor- April 9, 2010

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