Uganda Airlines has Launched Direct Flights Between Entebbe and Mombasa. The direct flight to Mombasa from Entebbe will start next week.
The move by the Airline will boost trade and tourism between Kenya and Uganda.
“We expect to make first flight on Monday next week with 76 passengers on board. We are working with different stakeholders including the Kenya Tourism Board, hoteliers and travelling agents to ensure the airline rules the skies,” Uganda Airlines sales manager Kenya Lenny Malasi said.
Uganda Airlines will fly to Mombasa three times a week on Monday, Friday and Sunday.
The carrier’s Bombardier aircraft is scheduled to touch down at Mombasa International Airport with 76 passengers on November 11 at 1pm, making it the seventh destination since it resumed operations in August 27 this year.
The airline will target tourists and Ugandan traders who depend on the port of Mombasa to do business.
Initially, the promotional tickets will cost about Ksh31,500 ($315) one-way after which ticket prices will depend on demand.
We promised regional flights and this, we are delivering.
Yes, polish your shoes and pack your bags, we are heading to Mombasa on Monday.
— Uganda Airlines (@UG_Airlines) November 8, 2019
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