New Dates For Uganda Airlines to Resume International Flights Set
Uganda Airlines has announced 1st October 2020 as the date on which it will resume international flights.
This comes days after President Yoweri Museveni decided to lift the ban on international travel, allowing tourists and other visitors to come in the country.
Uganda Airlines stopped operations becuase of the Covid19 lockdown in March this year.
In a statement released yesterday evening, Uganda Airlines announced that the resumption flights will be to and from cities including Nairobi, Dar–es-Salaam, Juba Mogadishu, Bujumbura, Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar and Mombasa.
“Our plans for network expansion will continue and we launch scheduled operations to Johannesburg, Kinshasha, Harare and Lusaka in the coming months.”
According to the new directives, any passengers arriving in Uganda must be in possession of a negative COVID-19 PCR test result from an accredited laboratory in the country of origin.
This test should have been conducted within the last 72 hours before the scheduled departure from the country of origin.
Returning Ugandans with negative PCR results will be allowed to go home, and the Health Ministry will be provided with their address for easy monitoring.