June 18, 2024

Uganda High Commissioner to Republic of South Africa pledges coaction with Uganda Airline

By Voice of Lango Editorial (editor@vol.co.ug) 

Pretoria

High Commissioner of the Republic of Uganda to the Republic of South Africa, H.E Amb. Paul Amoru has pledged solidarity with Uganda Airlinnes.

Ambassador Paul Amoru revealed this yesterday while at a honour as Uganda Airlines marked 3 years of operation in South Africa since it resumed operations from 2001 when it was grounded.

Paul Amoru flanked by his Mission staff hosted Ms. Esté McGalty, Sales Manager and Ms. Coral Spurr Reservations Manager at the Uganda Airlines- South Africa at the Mission’s Chancery.

On the 23rd April 2019, Uganda Airlines received the first two Bombardier passenger planes CRJ900 and in Sept 2020, She received two new Bombadier planes doubling the size of the fledgling airline’s fleet

During their first phase of operations, they flew to the cities of Nairobi, Mombasa, Dar-es-Salaam, Kilimanjaro, Juba, Bujumbura, and Mogadishu.

With the arrival and addition of new planes to their fleet, Uganda airlines expanded her route map and started the Entebbe -Johannesburg route.

The inauguration ceremony of the Entebbe- Johanesburg route was held at O.R. Tambo International Airport with the maiden flight Airbus A330 named Mt Elgon touching down O.R Tambo International Airpot on 31st of May 2021.

Uganda Airlines started with 4 direct flights from Entebbe to Johannesburg on a weekly basis and have since grown to 5 direct flights weekly, with days and times carefully selected to match travellers’ convenience and connectivity.

During the celebration H.E Amb. Paul Amoru and his guests, agreed to continue working together through partnerships and collaborations to relentlessly market the airline and support growing aviation business 

The High commissioner also pledged working towards fostering a stronger working relationship with the Airlines through the pledged collaborations to ensure that Uganda’s flagship national passenger and cargo carrier grows to greater heights.