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Uganda Airlines visits Tanzania, Somalia ahead of flights

Uganda Airlines officials in a group photo with the country Ambassador Richard Kabonero to Tanzania. (PHOTO/Courtesy)

DODOMA – Officials from Uganda Airlines have visited the Ugandan Embassy in Tanzania to introduce the Airline and flights starting in July 2019.

The team that was welcomed by Ambassador Richard Kabonero, also visited Mogadishu, Somalia over the same.

In Somalia, the officials met with Maj. Gen Nathan Mugisha, Deputy Head of Mission, Mogadishu.

“The team also held a meeting with Brig. Gen Michael Kabango, Contingent Commander Uganda/ AMISOM about upcoming flights to Mogadishu,” said Uganda airlines in a statement.

Early this month, the Minister of Works and Transport Monica  Ntege Azuba inaugurated the seven-member Board of Directors of Uganda Airlines, at the Entebbe International airport.

The minister thanked the interim Board who she said they worked tirelessly to reach “where we are.”

She has tasked the new Board to build on this and ensure good supervision to deliver on the Business Plan for the National Airline.

“I am confident that the New Board we are inaugurating today has the necessary competency to oversee the growth of National Airline and will do its best to meet the expectations of the Ugandans,” says the minister.

Ms. Azuba noted that the aviation sector is a very sensitive, sophisticated and expensive industry, adding that “its customers attach a lot of importance on the value of time and quality of service.

“Likewise, Ugandans have high expectations for their National Airline”.

Officials met with Maj. Gen Nathan Mugisha, Deputy Head of Mission, Mogadishu in Somalia on Friday. (PHOTO/Courtesy)

It should be noted that on Thursday 27, Uganda Airlines alerted the general public of a group of unscrupulous individuals who have and are falsely advertising jobs online and inviting the public to apply through a fake email address – careers. ugandaairlines@gmail.com.

The company revealed to the public that it follows a structured recruitment process its official website.

“Ugandan National Airlines Company Limited follows a structured recruitment process where jobs are advertised in the print media and details shared on its official website – careers. ugandaairlines.com. Please note the difference in the address,” announced Uganda Airlines.

“The public is hereby strongly warned and advised not to apply for jobs from any website or link or agents purporting to act for and on behalf of Uganda National Airlines Company Limited,” it added.

The company said it will not accept any liability arising from these fraudulent transactions.

Scheduled to begin flights in July 2019, Uganda Airlines Monday, April 23, delivered the first two of its plane fleet (CRJ900 Bombardiers).

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