Tag : Travel News Uganda

Etihad Airways Delivers Another Year Of Strong Growth In 2015

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, delivered solid operational performance in 2015 by achieving continued growth in passenger and cargo volumes. The airline carried 17.4 million passengers last year, a significant increase of 17 per cent over 2014…

January 12, 2016


Emirates increases service to Los Angeles with Launch of Second Daily Flight

Emirates announced that it plans to launch a second daily service from Dubai International Airport (DXB) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Friday 1st July 2016. The second Los Angeles flight will be operated with an Emirates’ Airbus A380-800ULR aircraft in a…

January 12, 2016

The machinery and steel parts for the bridge being loaded onto an Emirates SkyCargo Boeing 777 freighter at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport.

Emirates SkyCargo contracted to airlift outsized equipment for River Nile bridge construction.

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has again demonstrated its capability to handle all types of cargo, this time a very important load of heavy machinery and steel parts for a new bridge currently being constructed across the Nile River in Uganda….

January 7, 2016

Emirates customers to watch all Star Wars films onboard for the first time

Emirates customers will be able to enjoy the first six Star Wars movies in one epic journey from January. For the first time, these films will be available on Emirates’ award-winning inflight entertainment system, ice. Passengers will be able to immerse…

December 15, 2015

Uganda Tourism

Five Gifts for the Constant Traveler

Last minute Christmas gift shopping is what makes the season so special. There’s no need to fret about what to get for your friend who is always on the road. Here are five perfect gifts for the constant traveler. 1. Power Bank:…

December 11, 2015

Emirates wins accolades from Middle East travellers at industry awards

November is a month of accolades as Emirates clinched ‘Airline of the Year’ at the Arabian Business Achievement Awards, ‘Favourite Airline Premier Cabin Middle East’ at the Conde Nast Traveller Middle East Readers’ Choice Awards, and ‘Best Business Class’ and ‘Best Airline Lounge’…

November 30, 2015

Emirates introduces new generation in-flight entertainment system

Emirates has introduced its new generation in-flight entertainment (IFE) system reaffirming its commitment to continual product enhancement. The latest features include larger screens in First Class and Economy Class and three times the media storage – offering passengers an even greater choice of…

November 24, 2015

Emirates A380 draws in over 18,000 visitors at the Dubai Airshow.

Over 18,000 people visited the new two-class Emirates A380 over the last five days at the Dubai Airshow. That is the equivalent of filling up 30 full flights on the two-class A380, which debuted for the first time at the show. The…

November 17, 2015

KoiKoiUG goes to Fort Portal as social media enthusiasts document Uganda

The road to Fort portal was not an easy one for the #KoiKoiWest ninjas. The drive included a few fender benders and even a period of silence in the middle of a game park. Nothing would stop these 18 troops from their…

November 11, 2015

United for wildlife Jumbo jet

Emirates’ super jumbo spread message against the illegal wildlife trade

Two massive Emirates A380 jets take to the skies this week, wearing special livery in support of United for Wildlife, a global collaboration that unites the efforts of the world’s leading wildlife charities in the fight against the illegal wildlife trade. The…

November 11, 2015