Emirates SkyCargo has utilised the cargo capacity on its Boeing 777-300ER passenger freighter aircraft to facilitate the movement of goods to and from Uganda.
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Uganda exports 385 tonnes of Food to the United Arab Emirates

Emirates SkyCargo has utilised the cargo capacity on its Boeing 777-300ER passenger freighter aircraft to facilitate the movement of goods to and from Uganda. Following the announcement that cargo flights were allowed into the country, Emirates SkyCargo recalibrated its operations to Uganda, ensuring continuity to local businesses with dedicated cargo flights, starting with bi-weekly flights […]

Air Transport is and survives by being the arteries of the world at large and particularly of tourism and international trade.
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COVID 19: Why Saving National Airlines is worth the investment

Air Transport is and survives by being the arteries of the world at large and particularly of tourism and international trade. It represents and thrives by being the wings that enable individuals, entities, private and community sectors to connect nationally, regionally, and globally and to reach their various objectives and higher altitudes of success. Airlines […]

The International Civil Aviation Organisation popularly referred to as ICAO has issued its first complete 2020 air passenger forecast study, revealing that airlines may be faced with 1.5 billion fewer international air travellers this year.
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ICAO expects global air travel to reduce by 1.5b passengers, loss of $273 billion

The International Civil Aviation Organisation popularly referred to as ICAO has issued its first complete 2020 air passenger forecast study, revealing that airlines may be faced with 1.5 billion fewer international air travellers this year. In parallel, international seat capacity could drop by almost three-quarters, resulting in a 273 billion dollar loss compared to previously […]

The Government of Tanzania Ministry of Finance has signed a facility agreement with Standard Chartered (SC.com) Tanzania for a US$ 1.46 billion term loan financing to fund the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project from Dar es Salaam to Makutupora.
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Tanzania Gauge Railway project kicks off with StanChart’s $1.46b financing

The Government of Tanzania Ministry of Finance has signed a facility agreement with Standard Chartered (SC.com) Tanzania for a US$ 1.46 billion term loan financing to fund the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project from Dar es Salaam to Makutupora. Running approximately 550 kilometres long, the SGR project is one of the country’s […]

The joint Business Rescue Practitioners (BRPs) of South African Airways (SAA) has announced further initiatives to support the airline’s transformation into a sustainable and profitable business.
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South African Airways exits Entebbe, maintains Nairobi and Dar routes

The joint Business Rescue Practitioners (BRPs) of South African Airways (SAA) has announced further initiatives to support the airline’s transformation into a sustainable and profitable business. The BRPs, Les Matuson and Siviwe Dongwana, have worked closely with key stakeholders including industry specialists, government, creditors and executive management to develop a comprehensive restructuring programme which will […]

Exporters especially those of perishable agricultural goods have cried out the Uganda Export Promotions Board (UEPB) to help them sort the poor handling of their goods by NAS Uganda staff formerly ENHAS at Entebbe International Airport.
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Uganda exporters decry poor handling of their goods at Entebbe Airport

Exporters especially those of perishable agricultural goods have cried out the Uganda Export Promotions Board (UEPB) to help them sort the poor handling of their goods by NAS Uganda staff formerly ENHAS at Entebbe International Airport. The exporters at a workshop in Kampala said that NAS Uganda staff poorly handle their goods especially the perishable […]