Uganda Airlines Resumes Weekly Flights To Mombasa Ahead Of Festive Season

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By Echonewsug

Entebbe:  Following the phased reopening of different sectors of the economy after eight months of Lock down due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Uganda Airlines has announced the resumption of scheduled international flights from Entebbe international airport  to Mombasa with effect from December 4 2020.

This is part of the phased reopening  to routes earlier operated by the airline before the suspension of operations in March due to Covid-19.

In a statement released on Wednesday, the Uganda Airlines revealed that flights to Mombasa will be scheduled three times weekly every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday

Uganda airlines country manager Peggy Macharia said the one-hour 50-minute trip will target traders who depend on the port of Mombasa to do business, as well tourists patronizing the coastal paradise. Read full statement below;

“We are delighted to be relaunching flights to the port city of Mombasa in addition to our existing Entebbe – Nairobi flights that resumed in October,” she said.

“Amidst Covid-19, Uganda Airlines commits to keeping passengers safe and healthy, through strict adherence to approved Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

“…in compliance with national and international guidelines for safe air travel, including observing Social distancing, wearing of masks, sanitization, temperature checks and the requirement for all passengers to present to the airline proof of a negative PCR test result for Covid-19.”

Uganda Airlines currently has opened services to Nairobi, Dar es Salaam, Bujumbura, Mombasa, Zanzibar, Kilimanjaro, Mogadishu and Juba. Travelers to Mombasa spend an hour and 50 minutes on a direct flight from Entebbe.

The national carrier will soon be launching the Entebbe-Dubai route, Entebbe-Johannesburg and Entebbe-Kinshasa, once it acquires its state of art Airbus A330-neo.

 

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