Category archives for: Aviation

Uganda Airlines ‘Hits Turbulence’ Before Takeoff

August 12, 2018//-In its efforts to revive the national carrier, Uganda will revert to a company that never took off since it was registered nearly 20 years ago.

‘Sell Ethiopian Airlines Minority Stake to African Gov’ts’

August 11, 2018//-Ethiopian Airlines should be co-owned by African governments, suggested its Group chief executive Mr Tewolde Gebremariam on Friday.

Ryanair Cancels Flights as Pilots Walkout

August 10,2018//-Ryanair pilots are striking in five European countries, forcing the cancellation of a sixth of the firm’s flights during the holiday season peak.

Has Africa Learned Nothing About National Airlines?

August 5, 2018//-Nigeria says it plans to relaunch its national carrier at the end of the year.

Will Runaways Become Ruins?

August 2, 2018//-Tom is flying to New York for a long weekend. He worked late the night before but luckily didn’t take long to pack in the morning before his luggage was whisked from his apartment by drones, security scanned and packed on the plane before Tom even arrived at Sydney Airport.

How Single African Air Transport Market Could Finally Wake the Sleeping Giant?

July 26, 2018//- Africa is rich with breath-taking tourist sites and natural resources, ranging from minerals to oil and water. It is undoubtedly easier to travel and explore the African continent today than 20 years ago and infrastructure is improving in many regions enabling more visitors and a better business environment for corporations.

Forbes Travel Guide Makes Key Appointments

July 25, 2018//-Forbes Travel Guide, the global authority on luxury travel, announced today a plan to significantly scale the company from evaluating and verifying luxury hospitality in 60 countries to 100 countries by the end of 2019.

Ugandan Carrier A Great Idea, But Will it Actually Take Off?

July 22, 2018//-This past week, Uganda Airlines made its strongest expression of purpose yet, when it signed twin orders for Bombardier and Airbus aircraft during the course of the Farnborough Air Show in the United Kingdom.

Where is Sustainable Development Headed?

July 21, 2018//-Where are we heading on the path to the Sustainable Development Goals? UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi and other senior officials spotlight the issues.

Uganda Airlines Orders  2 New A330neo Aircraft

Farnborough, 18 July 2018 – Uganda Airlines, the national carrier of Uganda, has signed a memorandum of understanding for two A330-800neo, the new version of the best-selling A330 widebody airliner, featuring new wings, powered by Rolls-Royce’s latest-generation Trent 7000 engines , new systems and a new Airspace cabin interior. 

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