Uganda Airlines Registers Another Key Milestone With Historic Maiden Direct Flight to Mumbai India 

Uganda ‘s national carrier the Uganda Airlines has made its maiden direct flight to Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport from Entebbe International Airport. This is the first time in more than 50 years that India and Uganda will be connected by a non-stop air service.

The route is Uganda Airlines’ second service outside the African continent and the 12th across its network and joins a rapidly expanding network that offers travellers convenient connections to South, West, Central and Eastern Africa. The direct service will last approximately five and half hours in each direction, bringing unmatched convenience to people travelling between the two points for business, family or tourism.

“This is a momentous occasion in Uganda-India relations because, for the first time in half a century, our two friendly nations are now connected by a direct air service. “So, we are indeed happy that Uganda Airlines is re-establishing this air bridge, which will
shorten the journey times between our friendly nations, strengthen bilateral trade and deepen cultural interaction between our people,” said Gen. Katumba Wamala, Uganda’s minister for Works and Transport.

The inbound inaugural flight from Uganda will departed at 13:35pm local time, arriving in Mumbai the same day at 23:15pm. The return UR 431 will depart Mumbai on Sunday at 1:10am and arrive in Entebbe the same day at 5.50am.

The timings will slightly change on Mondays and Wednesdays, with inbound UR430 departing Entebbe at 20:15pm local time and arriving in Mumbai every Tuesday and Thursday at 05:55am. Meanwhile, the reciprocal UR 431 will depart Mumbai at 7:55am, arriving in Entebbe at 12:25 local time.

The schedule has been designed to fit neatly into our existing network to meet the needs of those passengers who might wish to continue their journeys beyond Uganda

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