Uganda Airlines: Fly the Crane to the Pearl of Africa
After about eighteen years without a flag carrier, Uganda finally resumed the operation of Uganda Airlines in 2019 after the older Uganda Airlines which operated from 1977 to 2001. Uganda Airlines revived with brand new jets including CRJ900 aircrafts and Airbus A330-800 neo. On 27th august 2019, Uganda Airlines had its first commercial flight with 8 passengers on board, from Entebbe international airport to Jomo Kenyatta international airport.
Uganda Airlines flies to different destinations in East Africa, Africa and will soon fly to many many more destinations on other continents. The hub for Uganda Airlines is Entebbe International airport and it currently operates flights to Bujumbura international airport in Burundi, Moi and Kenyatta International airport in Kenya, Julius Nyerere international airport, Kilimanjaro international airport and Zanzibar international airport in Tanzania, Juba international airport in South Sudan and Mogadishu international airport in Somalia. Through the ongoing procedures and processes, more destinations will be added including those in Asia, North America and Europe.
With the above destinations of Uganda Airlines, travelers can easily connect from Uganda to other African safari destinations or vice versa to catch a variety of interesting tour activities including gorilla trekking, chimpanzee trekking, wildlife viewing including the Wildebeest migration, tree climbing lions, rhino tracking, hot air balloon and thrilling boat cruises and many more exciting activities.
Uganda airlines’ flights to safari destination in east Africa
Uganda Airlines conducts more than two flights a day to and from Nairobi which is one of the nearest safari destinations. With the use of an East African Visa, you can easily cross the borders of Uganda and Kenya as you connect between the two destinations. The duration of the flight between Entebbe international airport and Jomo Kenyatta international airport is 75 minutes. After you adventurous tour in Uganda, you can choose to fly to the beautiful and calm Mombasa for a relaxation on the beaches before embarking on your journey back home.
There are daily flights to Kilimanjaro international airport. Uganda Airlines makes your tour convenient by connecting you from Uganda to Tanzania’s interesting destinations in the northern circuit or vice versa for the best of the east African safari in just a few days. National parks close this airport that you can visit include Serengeti national park, Ngorongoro conservation area and Mount Kilimajaro. An African safari combining thrilling activities such as gorilla trekking, chimp trekking, a visit to the mighty Murchison falls and canoeing in Uganda and then watching the wildebeest migration and many other animals and beautiful landscapes. You can have a luxurious relaxation and city tour in Dar-es-Salaam or Zanzibar after the wildlife activities in Uganda and other destinations in Africa.
On the first flight after the revival of Uganda airlines, the destination was Dar-es-Salaam. Some of the passengers that booked and traveled on this flight gave their reviews about the comfort of the Bombardier, the staffs and the services they enjoyed during the entire process of the flight. As Uganda is already known to have the most hospitable people, all staffs on board were and are very kind and friendly. Different meals are served on board including local meals and snacks such as Rolex which you ought not to miss while flying with Uganda Airlines.
From the plans of re-launching Uganda Airlines, four CRJ900s and two A330-800 neos were ordered for the operation of the airline. The first aircraft that was delivered to start off operation was the Bombardier CRJ900, that was in April 2019. This aircraft has a total seating capacity of 76 with 12 passengers occupying the business class and 64 in the economy class.
Uganda airlines tickets: how to book for a ticket
There are convenient platforms through which you can book for your ticket to fly with Uganda cranes. You can book through the reservation line at email@example.com or via an online booking of the airline website at www.ugandairline.com . In of any more inquiries, you can contact the call center which is always available for 24hours. Customer care can help you via +256200406400 or +256754355860.