Fly Uganda launches Scheduled Flights to Bwindi Gorillas

  • 3 months ago
  • Source: Dorothy Kagaba Byenkya, Customer Relations/Sales Manager KEA-Fly Uganda
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Fly Uganda, a subsidiary of KEA (Kampala Executive Aviation) has began operating scheduled flights from Kajjansi Airfield located midway between Kampala and Entebbe International Airport,  to Kihihi Airfield.

Flying three times a week, this is ideal for tourists who wish to  save travelers long hours of driving  9-10 hours to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park  550 kilometers from Entebbe airport .

The flight  takes  circa  One and ahalf   hours to Kihihi  plus road transfers of another one and ahalf hours to  the park head quarters in Buhoma

For the past three years, domestic flights in Uganda have been operated by Aero link connecting to Murchison falls, Kidepo valley, Queen Elizabeth, Rwenzori Mountains and Bwindi forest national parks. Fly Uganda therefore complements Aero link the other operator  in promoting easy access to Bwindi and other tourism destinations in the pearl of Africa. Kisoro airstrip serves as the base for those who would like to go for gorilla tracking in the southern sector. Serving the Nkuringo and Rushaga sector in southern Bwindi forest as well as Mgahinga gorilla national park.

Dorothy Kagaba Byenkya, the airlines  Customer Relations Manager , the airline  plans  to launch new routes in 2019 and would like you all to be a part of their future plans for expansion.