Uganda Airlines will resume international flights from the 1st of October 2020. The airline has been grounded due to travel restrictions put in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
From its hub in Entebbe, Uganda Airlines will initially resume services to four East African destinations namely, Nairobi, Dar es Salaam, Juba and Mogadishu. Mombasa, Kilimanjaro, Bujumbura and Zanzibar will be added to the next work thereafter.
In a statement the airline said: “Our plans for the African network expansion will continue and we plan and we plan to launch scheduled operations to Johannesburg, Kinshasa, Harare and Lusaka in the coming months.”
Uganda Airlines operates a fleet of 4 De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Dash8-400 and is scheduled to take delivery of an Airbus A330-800neo before to end of the year.
Flights will be operated under the new health requirements meant to ensure the safety of passengers and crew. “Uganda Airlines commits to keeping passengers safe and healthy, through strict adherence to approved Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs), and compliance with national and international guidelines for safe air travel in light of Covid19.”
Recently Uganda Airlines celebrated a year’s anniversary during lockdown. During this period the airline performed a series of repatriation flights from West and Southern Africa to Entebbe.
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