By Ben Musanje
10th April 2019
The Minister or Works and Transport, Monica Ntege Azuba has revealed that the two purchased Bombadier aircrafts are expected to arrive in Uganda on the 23rd of this month and have the first experience of the Ugandan skies in July this year.
In a press conference at the Ministry headquarters this morning in Kampala, Azuba states that there are five steps that need to be dealt with before the Uganda National Airline starts its commercial flights.
Among them, is certifying the airlines to fly in Africa among others as required by Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and aviation charters
Government has fully financed over USD 41.55millions to have the CRA900 aircrafts manufactured and flown in to the country with partial payments for the Boeing planes to a tune of USD10m each, which are still under manufacturing.
So far, Uganda airline will be flying to 47 destinations across the world with most destinations in Africa, Asia, Europe and South America.