Uganda Airlines is scheduled to resume its international flights on October 1st 2020 after five months of six months’ lockdown.
Last week, President Yoweri Museveni lifted the lockdown on air space among others following the closure of Entebbe international airport in April. The closure according to president Museveni peddled at curbing the spread of the deadly covid-19 pandemic.
According to a statement released by Uganda Airlines, the airliner will start its services with destinations in the month of October 2020. The destinations include; Nairobi, Dar-es-salaam, Juba and Mogadishu. Flights to previously served cities include; Bujumbura, Mombasa, Zanzibar will come later.
“Our plans to the Africa Network expansion will continue and we plan to launch scheduled operations to Johannesburg, Kinshasa, Harare, Lusaka and will resume in November,” reads in part of the statement.
The company expressed its commitment to keeping passengers safe, and health through strict adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) peddled at curbing the spread of Covid-19 and compliance with the national and international guidelines for safe air travel in light of Covid-19.