Tag: Entebbe

Uganda: Works begin on Kampala $60 M Flyover project

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 15, 2019 06:45

Preliminary works on the Kampala Flyover Construction and Road Upgrading project (KFCRUP), has commenced. According to the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), the project contractor, Shimizu-Konoike JV started work early ... Read More

Uganda Airlines’ long-awaited new planes land at Entebbe International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 18:15

First two Uganda Airlines' long anticipated aircraft landed at Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday 23rd April 2019. Captained by all Ugandan crew - Capt. Clive Okoth, Capt. Stephen Ariong, Capt ... Read More

Family rescues abandoned leopard cub from wildfire

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- February 23, 2019 22:04

A humble family living among the local communities that neighbor Murchison Falls National Park in the Masindi district have rescued a leopard cub left behind by its mother and is ... Read More

“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019 17:20

Tourism Police on the morning of Friday, January 25, arrested a quack tour operator who had fleeced a family of American tourists that had paid for a 15-day safari in ... Read More

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 19, 2019 06:21

East  African regional airlines are now fighting a winning and losing battle over the African skies which Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and South African Airways have been commanding for decades ... Read More

Efforts underway to remove aircraft from Entebbe International Airport

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 8, 2019 01:49

The Civil Aviation Authority of Uganda said efforts were underway to remove the Ethiopian airlines plane from Entebbe International Airport. Read More

Uganda needs comprehensive tourism visibility strategy

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- December 10, 2018 16:16

Google about Uganda and only the bad things will appear, every bad thing about Uganda appears on the net and we only hear about Lake Victoria when there is a ... Read More

Seychelles’ Alain St. Ange captures Uganda Civil Aviation Conference

editor editor- December 6, 2018 16:31

Seychelles’ former Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Alain St. Ange, was invited to deliver the keynote address at yesterday’s Uganda Civil Aviation Authority’s Aviation Stakeholders Breakfast meeting. Read More

Alain St.Ange delivering keynote address at CAA Uganda Stakeholders Meeting

editor editor- December 4, 2018 10:02

Alain St.Ange, the former Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, honored to have been invited to deliver the keynote address at CAA Uganda stakeholders' meeting. Read More

First and only European carrier with daily flights to Uganda

editor editor- February 22, 2013 06:25

UGANDA (eTN) - In breaking news, KLM in Kampala has just announced that they will move to daily flights on the Entebbe–Amsterdam route, effective April 5 of this year. Read More

Entebbe air show set for December 15-16

editor editor- December 1, 2012 08:11

UGANDA (eTN) - Uganda’s Civil Aviation Authority is partnering to put together a show case aviation event on the weekend of December 15 and 16, bringing together the aviation industry ... Read More

Uganda President blasts tourism board

editor editor- April 28, 2012 02:29

UGANDA (eTN) - President Yoweri Museveni used a meeting held at State House Entebbe earlier in the week to discuss his presidential tourism initiative to lay heavily into the strategy ... Read More

Gulf Air delays start of Juba flights

editor editor- February 10, 2012 08:06

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 ... Read More

Gulf Air’s restructuring and cost-cutting sees Entebbe axed

editor editor- February 10, 2012 06:05

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 ... Read More

Air Uganda now goes twice a day to Juba

editor editor- January 6, 2012 05:51

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 ... Read More

Qatar Airways to begin add-on flights to Kigali

editor editor- January 2, 2012 03:03

UGANDA (eTN) - A usually well-informed source within Uganda’s aviation regulatory system has confirmed that Qatar Airways, since early November coming daily to Entebbe, will commence onward flights Read More

Air Fares launching for December 5 inaugural flight

editor editor- November 28, 2011 08:50

UGANDA (eTN) - Just over a week away from the launch of its return to Uganda, the Gulf Air team has gotten into gear and is working the market with ... Read More

Air Uganda to add more flights

editor editor- November 19, 2011 06:07

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 ... Read More

Qatar Airways CEO calls eco tax bull

editor editor- November 5, 2011 08:13

The outspoken Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Airways (QR), Akbar Al Baker, was in Kampala for the inaugural flight between Doha and Entebbe and took the opportunity to address local, ... Read More

Qatar Airways hits the tarmac running

editor editor- November 3, 2011 05:59

UGANDA (eTN) - When QR 536, an Airbus A320 in a two-class configuration with the latest in-flight entertainment equipment and OnAir Internet connectivity on board, landed at Entebbe International Airp Read More

Qatar Airways CEO expected in Uganda for inaugural flight

editor editor- October 14, 2011 04:22

UGANDA (eTN) - It was confirmed yesterday that the outspoken CEO of Qatar Airways, Akbar Al Bakr, will be present at the launch of flights between Doha and Entebbe on ... Read More

The obstacles to self handling at Entebbe International Airport

editor editor- October 8, 2011 03:28

UGANDA (eTN) - Entebbe International Airport remains the region’s highest-priced handling location for airlines as dominant player ENHAS has to contend only with DAS Handling, which maintains itself Read More

Emirates to connect Ugandans to more destinations

editor editor- September 29, 2011 05:50

UGANDA (eTN) - A regular source at the Emirates office in Kampala has confirmed that the airline will continue to introduce more destinations for travelers on their daily service from ... Read More

Gulf Air returns to Entebbe, launches Juba flights

editor editor- August 25, 2011 06:13

(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. Read More

CHOGM sins continue to haunt perpetrators in Uganda

editor editor- August 16, 2011 06:27

(eTN) - The scandal is simply not going away and the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), once a darling word to boost hotel capacity and create infrastructure along the ... Read More

Fuel shortage at Entebbe adds to regional aviation woes

editor editor- July 20, 2011 05:13

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 ... Read More

Qatar Airways set for Entebbe

editor editor- May 6, 2011 06:08

(eTN) - While available information remains sketchy and has in recent days come in bits and pieces, it seems clear, however, that Qatar Airways, the self proclaimed "5 Star Airline," ... Read More

Air Uganda’s Mombasa-Zanzibar flights to be seasonal

editor editor- March 31, 2011 04:16

UGANDA (eTN) - Information from Air Uganda indicates that the airline will be exploring new ways to maintain their route from Entebbe to Zanzibar via Mombasa. Read More

Breaking news: Lake Victoria Hotel seized

editor editor- March 31, 2011 01:15

UGANDA (eTN) - The Laico-owned and operated Lake Victoria Hotel in Entebbe, once the grand old dame of the hospitality industry in Entebbe, was, according to breaking news just received, ... Read More

Air Uganda laments handling charges at Entebbe

editor editor- September 16, 2010 01:40

UGANDA (eTN) - Information reached the media over the weekend that Air Uganda's CEO Hugh Fraser last week lamented the fact of high handling charges at Uganda’s main international airport ... Read More

UN makes Entebbe regional airport African peacekeeping base

editor editor- August 19, 2010 03:53

UGANDA (eTN) - The international airport in Entebbe, for many years now the regional supply and aviation logistics base for the ongoing UN missions in the Congo DR, Sudan, including ... Read More

Entebbe to become new codeshare destination for Continental

editor editor- August 12, 2010 02:40

UGANDA (eTN) - Brussels Airlines and Continental - which recently merged with United to create another global aviation giant – have signed a full codeshare agreement to cover flights between ... Read More

Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency opens offices in Entebbe

editor editor- August 10, 2010 03:38

UGANDA (eTN) - The Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency, a body established by the East African Community (EAC), has at last been able to officially open their own ... Read More

Shell gives up Entebbe aviation fuel depot

editor editor- May 23, 2010 23:48

Following growing pressure from the aviation fraternity, constant complaints over the lack of Read More

Fly 540 reinstates their Saturday morning flight between Entebbe and Nairobi

editor editor- May 17, 2010 03:08

It was learned last week that Fly 540 airline will reinstate their Saturday morning flight between Entebbe, Uganda, and Nairobi, Kenya, beginning June 5, 2010. Read More

Feeder Airlines to start flights to Entebbe

editor editor- April 9, 2010 04:25

One of the locally-incorporated airlines based at the Juba airport, Read More