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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.

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

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

Gulf Air returns to the Ugandan skies

UGANDA (eTN) - Yesterday saw the long-awaited return to Uganda of Bahrain’s national airline, Gulf Air, when the inaugural flight touched down on time at 1545 hours at Entebbe International Airport,

Brussels Airlines pulls out the stops in Kampala

UGANDA (eTN) - The timing of Brussels Airlines (SN) CEO Bernard Gustin's visit to Uganda for a media blitz was certainly intriguing as far as the timing was concerned, falling half way between the lau

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

Gulf Air struggling to make impact in Ugandan market

UGANDA (eTN) - The imminent launch of daily flights by Qatar Airways and the flurry of media and agency-focused activities have prompted “lesser cousin” Gulf Air to at least try and put on a brave

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 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

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.

Rising fuel prices put a strain on Uganda air operators

UGANDA (eTN) - The weakness of the Uganda Shilling combined with rising international crude oil prices have driven fuel prices to new record highs in the country, with petrol now costing in excess of

Air service license meeting in Uganda receives major objections

UGANDA (eTN) - The recent 34th Air Service Licensing Committee meeting in Uganda conducted the business of receiving applications from a range of new applicants, many of whom are located in neighborin