By Our Reporter
The spokes person for the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA), Vianney Luggya has revealed that more than 156,000 international passengers were facilitated through Entebbe in August alone compared to the previous months.
He says the airport recorded over 73,000 arrivals and over 82,000 departures translating into 5,000 per day.
According to him, there is a huge difference compared to the average daily 4,800 passengers in July and 4,500 in June and 3,500 at the start of this year in January.
Lugya says the steady increase in passenger traffic is attributed to among others; tourists, travel by pilgrims to and from Mecca, travel for trade and employment in the Middle East, and conferences.