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08:35
08:35

Excitement As Govt Exempts Fully Vaccinated Passengers from Taking COVID-19 Tests 2 4

Amos Wekesa, the Managing Director of Great Lakes Safaris Limited says tourists had decided to go where PCR tests were not required for the vaccinated. "Now we need to tell the world about our beauty and the changes," added Wekesa.
18:06
18:06

Entebbe Airport Passenger Numbers Increasing As Countries Relax Travel Measures 2 2

Bamwesigye says the revenues at some point were less than one billion shillings a month in 2020. "But we are now recovering because the passenger numbers are increasing and we are making more money now, about shillings 5 billion a month."
07:36
07:36

Duty Free Shops at Entebbe Airport Decry Low End Of Year Sales 6 7

They were expecting to make at least 500 sales a day in the last two weeks of the year. However, they say they are making less than 200 sales daily. Even Christmas and Boxing Day sales were not more than 250.
21:03
21:03

UCAA Investigating Cause of Fire At Entebbe Airport 3 1

Vianney Luggya, the UCAA spokesperson has since apologized for the inconveniences caused by the fire to the departing passengers and other users at the airport.
16:31
16:31

UCAA Bars Staff From Using Personal Phones, Devices At Entebbe Airport 1

In a circular to staff, Emmanuel Barungi, the General Manager Entebbe Airport says that "it has been noted with concern that the use of personal phones and other devices by Airport staff while on duty has continued unabated despite consequent security and safety concerns."
11:31
11:31

We Are Overwhelmed With Passenger Baggage - Uganda Airlines 4 1

Each passenger is allowed to carry a piece of hand luggage weighing a maximum of 7 kilograms and two pieces of check-in baggage weighing a total of 23 kilograms. However one is also allowed to have two extra pieces of baggage at a total cost of 125 US Dollars. Those with only one extra piece of baggage are paying 50 US Dollars.
13:51
13:51

Uganda Airlines' Passengers Frustrated over Missing Baggage 1 3

But more than 50 passengers who travelled with flight number UR-711 landed at Entebbe International Airport on Friday at 3:56 p.m. told our reporter that they had either got some or none of their bags after waiting at the carousel for over two hours. They were told by baggage handlers that some of the bags were left at O. R Tambo Airport in South Africa.
14:56
14:56

No New Measures at Entebbe Airport Over Omicron Variant 3 2

Passengers interviewed want only travelers arriving from Omicron-risk countries to wait for their results at Entebbe airport, because of the increase in the number of arriving travelers ahead of the festive season.
11:29
11:29

Passengers Excited as Govt Starts 'Swab and Go' at Entebbe Airport 6 2

Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, the Minister of Health, told our reporter that the "swab and go" move was based on a scientific assessment of the tests done in the last five days of mandatory testing at the airport. Aceng says only 34 of the 700 passengers tested in that period were positive for COVID-19.
19:44
19:44

MPs Divided over COVID-19 Swab-and-Go Move for Aviation Passengers 3 4

At the moment all passengers are subjected to a mandatory COVID-19 test and held in a waiting area at the airport for not less than two hours after their arrival while waiting for their results. Those who test negative are allowed to continue to their destinations, while those who test positive are sent to medical facilities.
08:35
08:35

Museveni to Launch Mandatory COVID-19 Testing at Entebbe Today -OPM 3

"The Notices to Airmen -NOTAM usually takes effect after 48 hours so the earliest the exercise can kick off is Saturday night," Dr. James Eyul, in charge of Port Health at Entebbe airport said.
11:18
11:18

Entebbe Airport: Mandatory COVID-19 Testing Centre Nears Completion 2 5

Dr Atwine says that the laboratory has been set up and equipped with five PCR machines, which have the capacity to test 300 samples per hour.
14:21
14:21

Uganda Airlines Departs with 80 Passengers on Maiden Flight to Dubai 1 2

The 259- capacity Airbus A380-800 Neo aircraft left Entebbe International Airport after 12:18 pm on Monday, with 76 passengers in its economy class and five other flying business class. The maiden flight to Dubai was initially scheduled to take place at an earlier date but was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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