Uganda Airlines to launch air service to 4 regional destinations on August 28

Uganda´s national airline, Uganda Airlines, has announced that on August 28, it will launch initial flights from Entebbe International Airport to four designations in the region, the company said.

The government of Uganda, which owns the airline, said it will fund the revival of the airline, following after 20 years out of service.

The revived airline has received its Air Operation Certificate, announced on Friday plans for two daily flights to Nairobi and Juba, one daily flight to Dar es Salam and four weekly flights to Mogadishu. The carrier plans to increase the number of destinations to include Bujumbura (three times weekly), Mombasa (three times weekly), and Kilimanjaro (daily) from September 13.

The airline bought four Bombardier CRJ 900s for regional flights, two of which arrived in the country on April 24. Two additional aircraft are expected in September.