The Entebbe on the shore of Lake Victoria is the gateway to Uganda. Entebbe Airport is the only international airport in Uganda and offers all incoming and outgoing travel to Kampala and Uganda. In recent decades, only a few flights have arrived at Entebbe Airport, which has now been one of the major centers in East Africa and has regular flights to all over the world. The rapid economic growth and development of Uganda has led to a record increase in international trade, leading to an increase in air travel between key trading destinations. Such destinations include Europe, the Far East, Dubai and the Middle East, North and South America, Kenya, South Africa, Rwanda and many more.
The busiest route is Uganda's air traffic, Entebbe Nairobi, operated by three airlines, but Kenya Airways has dominated for many years. Kenya Airways currently operates 4 daily flights between Entebbe and Nairobi. AirUganda, a Ugandan air carrier, now operates 3 daily flights to Entebbe in Nairobi, mainly using a 50-seat CRJ aircraft for everyday flights and a 99-seat MD87 for high-volume weekend flights. The third operator of Entebbe is Fly540 in Nairobi, a low cost airline in Kenya that operates two daily flights between Entebbe and Nairobi with a 50-seat CRJ aircraft.
Flights to Europe from Entebbe are mainly served by regular flights to London, Brussels and Amsterdam. Through these capitals, most traffic from Entebbe is connected to other European cities. British Airways operates 5 flights a week between Entebbe and London Heathrow. KLM, the royal Dutch passenger plane, flies four times a week between Entebbe and Amsterdam and joins many other Scandinavian areas such as Sweden, Norway and Denmark. The successor of Brussels Airlines, legendary Sabena, works four times a week between Entebbe and Brussels and joins the rest of Europe.
Dubai and the Middle East are key areas for trade in Uganda and Emirates reliably operates daily flights between Entebbe and Dubai and joins many other global cities. Following the recent arrival of Turkish Airlines, flights are scheduled three times a week between Entebbe and Istanbul, which also connect to cities in the Middle East and Europe.
Within the East African Community Commercial Block of Uganda, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi provide regular flights between Entebbe and Kigali, RwandAir, a Rwandan national carrier operating daily flights between Entebbe and Kigali, Bujumbura. With the recent code code of Air Uganda and RwandAir, several frequencies can return on the same day between Entebbe and Kigali. Air Uganda operates a 6-week service between Entebbe and the Tanzanian capital, and three times a week between Entebbe and Zanzibar. The precision air, the Tanzanian carrier, also operates regular flights between Entebbe and Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro, Mwanza and Zanzibar. On the South African market, South African Airways operates daily flights between Entebbe and Johannesburg and joins many South African cities.
In recent years, South Sudan has become a major trading partner for Uganda since the establishment of regular flights between the two areas. Air Uganda maintains a daily flight between Entebbe and Juba with the 99th seat MD87. Airlines that have operated the route so far have been suspended and Air Uganda has been made a unique operator. These include the Eagle Air, which has been operating to focus on charters, and SkyJet, a Sudanese-owned carrier that has been operating for a few months.
Ethiopian Airlines offers daily flights between Entebbe and Addis Ababa and joins many African and European cities. Egyptian Air, the Egyptian national airline, operates flights between Entebbe and Cairo, as well as to many North African cities including Entebbe to Tunis, Tripoli, Algiers, Casablanca and Benghazi.
For cities without direct access to Entebbe, a connecting flight is offered via a third city. Many of these African cities are served by Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and South African Airways; African flight to Iranians who have built a strong continental network over the years. You can join the Entebbe via the hubs in Nairobi, Addis Ababa or Johannesburg to Abidjan, Abuja, Accra, Addis Ababa, Bamako, Bangui, Blanty, Brazzaville, Cotonou, Dakar, Dar es Salaam, Djibouti, Douala, Gaborone, Harare, Johannesburg , Khartoum, Kilimanjaro, Kinshasa, Kisangani, Lagos, Libreville, Lilongwe, Lome, Luanda, Lubumbashi, Lusaka, Malabo, Maputo, Maseru, Mbabane, Mombasa, Monrovia, N Djamena, Ouagadougou, Pointe-Noire, Windhoek, Yaounde and others.
Flights between US cities and Entebbe are accessible from the hubs of major airlines. You can fly South African airways from Washington, New York, Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires to Entebbe via Johannesburg; Egypt Air from New York and Montreal to Entebbe via Cairo; Emirates Airlines from Toronto, San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles and Houston to Entebbe via Dubaion; British Airways from Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Dallas, Miami, Boston to Entebbe via London; KLM / AirFrance Vancouver, Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, Seattle, Minneapolis, Detroit, Boston, New York, Washington, Chicago, Memphis, Atlanta, Houston, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco via Entebbe through Amsterdam.
There is plenty of opportunity for flights from the Far East to Entebbe. Kenya Airways flies from Entebbe to Mumbai, Bangkok, Guangzhou and Hong Kong from Entebbe to Nairobi. You can also fly to all major Far East cities and Emirates Airlines through Dubai. Flights between Australia and Uganda include South African Airways flights between Perth and Sydney via Johannesburg.
Source by Mary N. Nyanzi