Uganda Airlines A330 arrives in Dubai for airshow
One of Uganda Airlines aircraft, an A330-800neo has today arrived at Dubai World Central -DWC – Airport, where it will feature in European Airframer Airbus’ static display at the Dubai Airshow. The Aircraft, registration 5X-NIL departed Entebbe at 6am local time, arriving in Dubai five hours and thirty minutes hours later.
The Dubai Airshow, the first such event since the Covid-19 pandemic scuttled the Paris Airshow that was due last June, opens on Sunday November 14. It will run for five days, closing on November18.
Airbus will have a range of its civil and military products on display at the show. The civil display will feature aircraft ranging from the A220, the worlds only greenfield aircraft development in the 100- 150 seat range, to the flagship A350, the current largest widebody offering by Airbus. Uganda Airlines A330 will seat somewhere between the A321 and the A350.
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Jenifer Bamuturaki, the carrier’s interim chief executive said visibility at the show was a huge marketing opportunity not just for the airline but for Uganda as a destination. Visitors to the show will have an opportunity to experience Uganda Airlines product offering while the Ugandan flag that adorns the tail section of the aircraft will be screaming Uganda to all and sundry.
Uganda Airlines launched a service to Dubai on November 4, the first of four medium and long haul destinations. Others in the pipeline are Guangzhou, London and Mumbai.