By Nathan mboowa
Uganda Airlines will feature one of its A330-800neo (new engine option) aircraft at the Dubai Airshow that will run from November 14-18, 2021, this website has learnt.
“It’s on invitation of Airbus to participate in this airshow and showcase our A330,” says Jennifer Bamuturaki, the Ag. CEO at Uganda Airlines.
According to Bamuturaki, the show will give the national carrier a “unique brand marketing opportunity as the public will see it’s unique interior and quality features.”
“Dubai is our first international route and the airshow will be a unique opportunity to promote Uganda as a travel and tourist destination. Participation in this air show will provide invaluable advertising and marketing opportunities for the Airline, the destination Uganda,” Bamuturaki says, adding: “The show will give the country media exposure and happening at a time HE the President’s recent visit to UAE.”
It will also be a revenue generator for the airline at the same time.
It should be noted that Uganda Airlines successfully got Airbus A330-800neo aircraft included on the Air Operator Certificate (AOC) fleet listing on August 21, 2021.
The inclusion opened Uganda’s routes across continents with the first international flight to Dubai taking place on October04, 2021.
The Airbus A330 is a state-of-the-art aircraft has competitive features to make travel enjoyable and comfortable. The aircraft has capacity to carry 37 tonnes of cargo and 258 passengers.
Some of the wonderful features of the A330 include full lie-flat seats for the Business class, onboard Wi-Fi access throughout the aircraft, a state-of-the-art in-flight entertainment system with lots of blockbuster movies and increased legroom for all classes.