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Fly Dubai expands flights into Africa destinations

(eTN) - The inaugural flight by Fly Dubai to Juba, South Sudan’s capital city, took place yesterday, bringing the airline’s destinations on the African continent to 6 and 56 overall, covering Afri

Fly Dubai set for April 21 inaugural flight to Juba

As reported here in February in a breaking news article, Fly Dubai will commence flights to Juba from April 21.

RwandAir set for Juba and Douala launch

(eTN) - After already announcing Accra as their next destination in their current in-flight magazine, INZOZI, RwandAir announced the launch of direct flights from Kigali to two additional new destinat

Fly Dubai set for April inaugural to Juba

(eTN) - Confirmation was received yesterday afternoon from a regular aviation source in Juba, South Sudan, that Fly Dubai, the leading low-cost carrier (LCC) of the United Arab Emirates, will commence

Another near miss as chartered aircraft forced to return to Juba

(eTN) - Reports from Juba International Airport by a regular source from there have confirmed information obtained through other channels yesterday, that indeed another plane, carrying a minister in 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

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

More flights for Africa

(eTN) - A source in Juba has confirmed that Fly540 will launch a second daily flight between Nairobi and Juba between Monday and Thursday while Friday to Sunday will continue to see the regular daily

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.

Egypt Air suspends Juba flights

(eTN) - Information was received that Egypt Air’s service between Cairo via Khartoum to Juba, previously operated twice a week, has been suspended indefinitely.

Kenya Airways sees increased passenger volume with flights to Juba

NAIROBI, Kenya - With passenger numbers rising to 829,000, Kenya Airways has reported an 8.9% rise in passenger volume in the final quarter of 2010.

New capital for new country?

(eTN) - Reliable sources in Juba, the present capital of the autonomous region of South Sudan, have given a stronger indication than ever before that a new capital city may become reality after indepe

Railroad from Juba gets the green light

(eTN) - Information was received overnight from Berlin, Germany, that a conference between the New Sudan Foundation, ThyssenKrupp GfT Gleistechnik, Ayr Logistics Ltd., and MosMetrostroy has concluded

Railway link from Juba may go directly to Kenya

(eTN) - Information is circulating in Kampala that following the recent re-signing of the Rift Valley Railways (RVR) concession, which reportedly granted the company the dormant routes from Kampala to

Road from Juba and Nimule to Uganda on course

UGANDA (eTN) - Information was received last week from Juba, confirming steady progress along the route of the newly-constructed road between Juba and Nimule, near the border with Uganda.

Airport news: Egypt Air to start Juba flights

(eTN) - News from Juba confirmed that Egypt Air, a member of the global Star Alliance, will commence flights between Cairo and Juba via Khartoum in early August.

More good news for tourists in Juba

Work in progress has been described as impressive last week, when a site inspection showed substantial advances on this key traffic artery, which connects Juba and the rest of the southern Sudan with

Juba to host Ugandan trade fair

A dedicated trade show for Ugandan products and services will be held in Juba, southern Sudan from February 10 to 14, supported and organized by the Uganda Export Promotion Board.

New bridges for road between Juba and Uganda

The road between Juba and Uganda, via Nimule, has received a substantial boost with the completion of as many as 7 new bridges across tributary rivers flowing into the Nile, where in the past crossing

Will Southern Sudan finally be free?

Following the upping of the stakes by the Southern Sudanese leadership, the regime in Khartoum finally accepted that a simple 51 percent majority will in 2011 decide on the future of the now semi-auto

More recognition for Southern Sudan

It was welcome news for the government and people of Southern Sudan, when the EU last week formally opened a representative office in Juba.

Skyjet halts operations

In a sudden development confirmed only this morning did Skyjet halt their flights from Entebbe to Juba.

Wolfgang’s East Africa tourism report


Wolfgang’s East Africa tourism report


Down the Nile – from above

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