Tag: Uganda

UAE bans entry of travellers from 3 countries amid fears of third Covid-19 wave

By Cleofe Maceda, ZAWYA The UAE has suspended the entry of travellers from Zambia, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda, the General Authority of Civil Aviation and the National Authority for Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management announced on Wednesday. The travel ban will take...

Ryanair Customers Offset 280,000 Tonnes Of Co2 In Uganda.

Ryanair Customers Offset 280,000 Tonnes Of Co2 In Uganda.

Ryanair, Europe’s greenest/cleanest major airline, today (30 Oct) announced that its customers’ donations have offset 280,000 tonnes of CO2 with the distribution of thousands of fuel-efficient cookstoves in Uganda. Ryanair’s “Improved Cookstoves Project”, in partnership with First Clim...

Uganda National Airlines launches routes as it gets set for take-off

Uganda National Airlines launches routes as it gets set for take-off

Uganda National Airlines which has been relaunched this year and is set to start operations soon has added seven regional routes to its network across Africa. They include services to Nairobi, Juba, Bujumbura, Dar-es-Salaam, Mombasa, Mogadishu and Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Uganda recently secu...

NAS Uganda launches eco-friendly vehicles at Entebbe airport

NAS Uganda launches eco-friendly vehicles at Entebbe airport

National Aviation Services (NAS) Uganda – formerly Entebbe Handling Services Limited (ENHAS) – has introduced electric forklifts and tractors into its operations in the country. The 12 electric vehicles were launched by Ayub SOOMA, director of airports of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Uga...

Uganda Airlines firms up orders for two Airbus A330neo aircraft

Uganda Airlines firms up orders for two Airbus A330neo aircraft

Uganda Airlines - the national carrier of Uganda - has firmed up its order for two A330-800 widebody aircraft. The carrier plans to use the A330-800 to build its medium and long-haul network with the aircraft offering cutting-edge technology along with more efficient operations. Fitted with th...

Ethiopian Airlines 737-800 overuns on runway in Uganda

Ethiopian Airlines 737-800 overuns on runway in Uganda

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737-800 escaped damage after overrunning the runway at Entebbe Airport in Uganda yesterday (3 January). The aircraft (ET-ATV) landed on runway 17, which is almost 12,000ft in length, at around 00:40h (local time). Ethiopian said the 737 “skidded off the runway by...

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