Uganda airlines secures landing and departure slots in Dubai, London

UGANDA – Uganda Airlines has secured slots for departures and landing at London Heathrow Airport and Dubai International Airport as it prepares for commencement of long haul flights to the United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and China. The move comes after the airline received its two Airbus A330-800Neo air crafts in December 2020 and early this year. Roger Wamala, the Uganda Airlines Commercial Director said the two aircrafts, code named Mt Elgon and Mt. Rwenzori,  will however remain grounded because the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) has not yet cleared…

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Rolls-Royce signs engine support agreement with Uganda Airlines

UGANDA – British engineering company Rolls-Royce has signed engine support agreement with dubbed a TotalCare with Uganda Airlines for their two new Airbus A330neo aircraft powered exclusively by Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines. Uganda Airlines received their two A330neo, first in December 2020 and second in January 2021. TotalCare is a service concept based upon predictability and reliability. The agreement will give Uganda Airlines a secured cost of operating and maintaining their Trent 7000 engines, through a dollar-per-flying-hour payment mechanism, as well as enhanced aircraft availability as a result of their…

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Uganda Airlines receives its first widebody aircraft, A330neo Airbus

UGANDA – Uganda Airlines, the country’s flag-carrier, has taken delivery of its first A330neo, the latest version of the most popular wide-body airliner. It is the first Airbus aircraft delivered to Uganda Airlines, which was established in 2019. In line with the airline’s strategy to keep offering its customers unbeatable economics, increased operational efficiency and superior passenger comfort, the A330-800 is the latest addition to Airbus’ commercial aircraft product line. Thanks to its tailored, mid-sized capacity and its excellent range versatility, the A330neo is considered the ideal aircraft to operate…

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