London, 2 December 2020
Uganda Airlines, the flag carrier of Uganda based in Entebbe, has named AirlinePros International as its General Sales Agent for South Africa with immediate effect.
Uganda Airlines took to the skies in August 2019 and has been planning direct operations into South Africa since then. The earlier launch plans had been interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic but finally, all is now set for start of flights to Johannesburg.
Uganda Airlines current destinations include Nairobi, Dar es Salaam, Bujumbura, Mombasa, Zanzibar, Kilimanjaro, Mogadishu, Juba, and will soon add Kinshasa and Lusaka. Routes are currently served using CRJ-900 with 76 seats in a two class configuration onboard. The airline is awaiting delivery of its first Airbus A330 and expects to start long haul operations in early 2021, with flights to Dubai, London, Guangzhou and Mumbai. By the end of 2021 the airline plans to serve over 20 destinations from their East African hub.
Achma Asokan, CEO, AirlinePros International commented “we are excited about this new addition to our global portfolio and our South African sales & customer service teams are standing by to assist trade partners. The Uganda Airlines planned flights between Entebbe and Johannesburg are well placed for both passengers seeking unique leisure experiences and corporate travelers”.
For further information, please contact:
SVP, Global Operations
About Uganda Airlines
Uganda Airlines is Uganda’s national carrier and operates scheduled air transportation services in Africa and international markets. The airline started commercial operations in August 2019. It operates a fleet of four (4) CRJ900, and will in the next month add two (2) brand new Airbus A330-800neo
For more information visit www.ugandairlines.com
About AirlinePros International
AirlinePros International is an award-winning distribution and representation firm for airlines and travel suppliers. Our heritage started in the lucrative North American market; an area responsible for over 25% of the worlds issued airline tickets. Our ethos is simple; we work with airline professionals around the globe to deliver an industry-leading service on behalf of our clients.
For more information visit www.airlinepros.com