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Uganda Airlines’ Two A330 NEO cleared for Operations

ENTEBBE, Aug. 20 (The Aviator Africa)–Uganda Airlines finally welcomes the addition of its recently acquired brand new Airbus A330-800 NEO on the company’s Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC).

The Airline acquired the two A330 NEO late last year with the first touching down at the country’s Entebbe international Airport 40 km south of the Capital Kampala late December 2020.

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The additional two Airbus aircraft boosted the company’s fleet to six following the earlier acquisition of the Bombardier CRJ-900.

The airline has one of the world’s youngest fleet with an average aircraft age of approximately one year. The narrow-body Bombardier CRJ-900 and the now cleared for takeoff wide-body Airbus A330Neo. Giving the Airline a short, Medium and long-haul international routes.

The certification process has taken more than 6 months and presided over by the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority. The airline did a demo flight to Johannesburg with one of the A330Neo on 12th this month during the final stages towards adding the A330 on the AOC.

The Airline announced the news via the official twitter account,

“Hooray! The wait is over! Uganda Airlines’ big cranes, the Airbuses, have been added to our Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) and will soon be set to fly long haul. Welcome to a new world of greater connectivity.”

Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala in the recent months said, the aircraft will allow the Uganda Airlines to efficiently expand its network from Entebbe hub to connect Uganda to intercontinental destinations in Asia, Europe and Middle East.

 

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