Etihad to launch passenger services to Entebbe, Uganda

Etihad Airways will build upon the success of its Entebbe cargo flights with the launch of a new passenger service to the East African city.

Daily flights will be operated to Entebbe International Airport from May 1st 2015, using a two-class Airbus A320 aircraft with 16 Business Class seats and 120 Economy Class seats.

The route will provide business and leisure travellers with a direct connection between Entebbe in central Uganda and Etihad Airways’ Abu Dhabi hub, together with convenient onward flights to the GCC region, Europe, Indian subcontinent, north Asia, south-east Asia and Australia.

Etihad Airways has announced six new routes for the first half of 2015, starting with Kolkata in February, Madrid in March, Entebbe in May, and Edinburgh, Hong Kong and Algiers in June. The airline’s flights to and from Entebbe can now be booked onwards on, through Etihad Airways Contact Centres, or via travel agents.