Sunday, July 16, 2023

Uganda Airlines to start direct flights to India

Kampala: Uganda’s national carrier, Uganda Airlines said it’s in the advanced stages of launching direct flights to India.

“India coming soon… Mumbai get ready!” Uganda Airlines wrote on Twitter.

Economists say the initiative will help enhance trade and tourism relations between Kampala and New Delhi.

The national carrier is already making a long-haul flight to Dubai and it has already secured a landing slot at London Heathrow Airport.

Within the continent, it flies to Kenya, Somalia, DRC, Burundi, South Sudan, Tanzania and South Africa.

India and Uganda remain strong trade partners, with import and export values with India standing at US$959.11 million and $56.98 million respectively.

16/07/2023  Independent

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