John Gemin Emirates Country Manager speaking to journalists during the Emirates media round table
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Emirates to add 3 flights to Entebbe as traffic increases

From 5 July 2019 to 15 September, Emirates will increase its frequency to Entebbe with three additional flights a week to its daily services.

The introduction of the extra flight is in response to increase in passenger traffic from Entebbe to Emirates global destinations such as Dubai, London, New York, Beijing and Guangzhou.

Currently, the airlines operate daily Entebbe-Dubai flights to over 150 destinations via its Dubai Hub. The three additional weekly flights will operate on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

John Gemin, Emirates new country manager, Uganda says; “Uganda is an important market for Emirates, in a region that has registered significant growth. From April 2018 to March 2019 Emirates carried over 90,000 passengers between Entebbe and Dubai, and we are committed to facilitating trade, tourism and cargo export in the years to come”.

He added that customers have come to expect the high standard of product and service we offer, and the increase flights will offer them greater flexibility to connect to their favourite destinations.

“Emirates is currently the only airline operating with a first class cabin in Uganda .emirates first class experienced has defined premium travel introducing product innovations like private suits, the inflight shower, spa, the onboard Lounge and many other industry firsts,” said Gemin in Kampala on Tuesday.

Emirates was awarded best first class in the world at the 2019 Trip Advisor Travellers Choice award for Airlines.

By George Piwang