CAA in the Media

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Kampi’s journey as a firefighter for nine years

By Eve Muganga Historically, firefighting has been a predominantly male dominated profession throughout the world. However, since the 1970s, women ...
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Entebbe Airport undergoes 30-day disinfection exercise

Covid-19: Entebbe Airport undergoes 30-day disinfection exercise

By Eve Muganga In Summary Regular hand washing with soap and water and/or use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers are among ...
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UCAA conducts Air licensing Services Public Hearing

The Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCCA) held an Air service Licensing Public Hearing where Companies that applied to obtain Air ...
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UCAA launches e-portal for Air Service License applications

KAMPALA – The Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) announces the operationalization of the new e- Air Service Licensing system portal which ...
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Entebbe Airport sets up special clearance stands for G77 Summit delegates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Entebbe International Airport has been re-modified to ease travel needs and clearance for dignitaries ...
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New terminal to reduce congestion at airport says UCAA

The Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) Director Airports & Aviation Security Mr Ayub Sooma has said the new extension to ...
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Transport Minister tours Entebbe International Airport to follow up preparations for G77+China summit

ENTEBBE – State Minister of Transport Joy Kabatsi, visited Entebbe International Airport on Thursday, February to stand on the latest ...
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CAA donates medical equipment worth Shs20m to Entebbe referral hospital

In Summary Mr Robert Mpanga, the Hospital administrator, commended the UCAA for the support saying the hospital had some medical ...
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Google Loon Signs Overflight Agreement with Uganda’s Government

Google Loon, the tech giant’s subsidiary that works with helium powered balloons that provide internet has announced an overflight agreement ...
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Loon cleared for take-off in Uganda

Alphabet subsidiary Loon inked a deal with Uganda’s Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) to begin flights over the country, allowing it ...
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CAA impressed by Hoima international airport construction works

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Civil Aviation Authority-CAA has applauded the ongoing works at Hoima International Airport in Kabaale Sub County in ...
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CAA to celebrate Aviation Week with senior golfers

In Summary USGS is made of golfers of 55 years and above. It’s head Mark Ntege believes the tournament has ...
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Uganda’s Aviation Authority scoops ‘Going Global’ award

The Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) has been crowned winner of the ‘Going Global Award 2019’, after it was recognised ...
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Global Aviation Body Gives CAA Security Performance Nod Of Approval

Uganda’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has received commendation from the global aviation body which has praised the former’s security. Following ...
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Uganda wins international aviation award in air safety

By John Masaba Added 25th September 2019 04:40 PM Uganda scored 81.8% in the audit which was conducted in 2017 ...
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Uganda Wins Global Award for Strengthening Aviation Security

Uganda Wins Global Award for Strengthening Aviation Security ...
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Phase I of Entebbe International Airport upgrade half way complete

Construction works on Phase I of the 6 phases of the Entebbe International Airport upgrade and expansion now stands at ...
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More than 50% of airport expansion works is complete – CAA officials

The Civil Aviation Authority has revealed that the airport expansion works have hit 56% of planned operations. The revelation came ...
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Uganda Airlines resumes after 18 years

The two Uganda airlines CRJ 900 planes’ tails decorated with Uganda flag colours at the VVIP Parking Apron of Entebbe ...
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Uganda Air Traffic Registering Exponential Growth – UCAA

Air traffic in Uganda is registering exponential growth, something that necessitated the current expansion of Entebbe International Airport. While talking ...
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CAA issues operational licence to Uganda Airlines

In Summary These destinations, the minister said, will be operated first to orient staff and service providers. Other destinations will ...
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CAA sets tough conditions for airline companies

Kampala- The Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has set tough conditions to airline companies that applied for licenses to operate local ...
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Aviation operators targeting Uganda’s tourism

By Julius Luwemba Added 8th June 2019 06:53 PM According to David Kakuba, the managing director for the Civil Aviation ...
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Aviation labelled a catalyst for African economic development

Twenty-first century civil aviation is being more and more recognised as a driver of economic, social and cultural development. At ...
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Women take over air traffic control at Entebbe Airport

FRIDAY MARCH 8 2019 Women Air Traffic Controllers at Entebbe International Airport. By Eve Muganga ENTEBBE- To celebrate the International Women ...
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Entebbe airport undertakes emergency exercise

ByMAURICE MUHWEZI | PML Daily Writer /Social Media Editor Posted on February 27, 2019 ENTEBBE – ENTEBBE – The Civil Aviation ...
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Uganda intensifies Ebola screening at international airport

Source: Xinhua| 2019-01-14 22:14:46|Editor: Xiaoxia KAMPALA, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- Uganda has intensified Ebola screening at Entebbe International Airport to prevent ...
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Reasons why you must visit Entebbe

      The pleasant roads in Entebbe City cause no worries By Amos Wekesa Last week, I was asked by Qatar ...
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CAA gets ISO certification

By Benon Ojiambo CAA now joins, among other countries, Kenya and Tanzania to attain this certification Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) ...
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Civil Aviation Authority hosts stakeholders’ meet to boost industry performance

ByWILLIAM LUBUULWA | PML Daily Business Editor Posted on December 6, 2018 The home of Uganda’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). CAA ...
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Seychelles’ Alain St. Ange captures Uganda Civil Aviation Conference

Delivers keynote address By editor  - December 6, 2018 Seychelles’ former Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Alain ...
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Mugyenzi, Kagombe claim CAA Seniors Open titles

December 4, 2018 · by Phillip Corry · 0 John Mugyenzi and Edrae Kagombe claimed the 3rd edition of the CAA ...
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CAA Passes Out 25 Trained Fire Fighters, Marine Rescuers

Civil Aviation Authority has passed out 25 Fire Fighters and marine rescuers who have been undergoing a four month training ...
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Entebbe Airport expansion to be completed in 2021

The Civil Aviation Authority has expressed optimism that expansion works on Entebbe International Airport will be completed on time in ...
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Entebbe airport expansion works going according to plan – Aviation Authority

ENTEBBE – The first phase of expansion works at Entebbe International Airport is on schedule and is expected to be ...
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Ugandan Air Traffic Controllers Trained in Aviation English

The CAA Deputy M.D, Mr. Fred Bamwesigye (standing, fifth right), in a group photo with 27 Air Traffic Controllers from ...
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Entebbe airport upgrade works okay

In Summary Previous investigations relating to earthworks and adherence to specifications found the allegations baseless. Professional bodies such as the ...
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Entebbe International Airport Expansion Works on Course

Adopted from The Weekly Observer of 12th - 18th September, 2018 ...
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Ugandans Called to Support Uganda Airlines As Entebbe Renovation Nears Completion

Ugandans have been urged once again to support the newly revamped national career, the Uganda Airlines when it takes to ...
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Air Tanzania Commences Flights To Uganda

By Monica Acan ENTEBBE The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has said it has completed 17 per cent of the ongoing ...
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Traffic growth pushing Entebbe airport expansion

Cargo plan. On cargo growth, he says in the year of the authority’s inception, it recorded 6,600 tonnes of cargo ...
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Entebbe traffic hit 1.53 million passengers in 2017, up 8.1% versus 2016; Jambojet newest airline while Heathrow is leading unserved route

Entebbe Airport welcomed the arrival of Jambojet’s inaugural service from Nairobi on 15 February, with the Ugandan airport greeting the ...
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Licensing of air services is a must

Reference is made to an article titled ‘CAA to vet Uganda Airlines next week’ in the Daily Monitor of July ...
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Government buys six jets to revive Uganda airlines

By FREDERIC MUSISI In Summary The revival plans were hinged on recommendations of a joint study by Uganda Development Corporation ...
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Entebbe Airport $200m expansion takes shape

Entebbe International Airport’s Chinese-funded expansion that includes an extension of the passenger terminal, construction of a new cargo centre, and ...
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CAA Hosts Regional Meeting on Creation of Satellite Based Augmentation System

Civil Aviation of Uganda has today Tuesday kicked off a four-day Validation workshop for the creation of the East African ...
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How E-Passport Will Ease Travel For Ugandans

By Jacob Siminyu The Ministry of Internal Affairs has recently received a number of questions through our websites www.mia.go.ug and ...
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CAA to celebrate Aviation Week with senior golfers

CAA to celebrate Aviation Week with senior golfers

 Old is gold: L-R - USGS treasurer Billy Webb, chairman Jackson Karyaruboowe, CAA’s Vianney Luggya and vice-chairman Mark Ntege show ...
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Katwiremu, Nasimolo top CAA golf tournament

The tournament was one of the activities organised by CAA to celebrate the International Civil Aviation week Stephen Katwiremu (second ...
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Aviation industry set for Boom

Every year, on January 26 the country commemorates Liberation Day when the NRM came to power. Vianney M. Luggya the ...
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World Airline Body Meet in Kampala

Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has expressed determination to expand and reinvigorate the country’s aviation industry, to make it one of ...
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Amended CAA Act to support aviation growth

State minister for Transport Aggrey Bagiire has appealed to Members of Parliament (MPs) on the Infrastructure Committee to support a ...
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Vule Airways set to take off at Entebbe International Airport

A low-cost carrier, Vule Airways, is set to fly out of Entebbe International Airport starting November subject to regulatory approval ...
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Works on Entebbe airport upgrade at 17% complete – CAA

By Paul Adude ENTEBBE The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has said it has completed 17 per cent of the ongoing ...
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