Qatar, Uganda Agree To Update Air Service Agreement

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The agreement is about Qatar Airways, the national flag carrier of the State of Qatar operating on unlimited weekly flights (passenger and cargo) between both countries.

It signed an open sky air services agreement with the Uganda on August 26, 2013 at the Civil Aviation Authority premises.

Uganda was represented by Mr Kalumba Kagawa, the Assistant commissioner in charge of Air Transport in the Ministry of works and transport who signed on the agreement and Qatar by the Vice chairman and Director of Air Safety Dept. Ebrahim Abdulqader Al-Janahi.

Similarly, in a signing ceremony, the civil aviation authorities of Qatar and the Republic of Burundi finalized the Air Service Agreement, which was initialed in March 2010.


“The agreement allows national carriers in the two countries operating seven flights weekly for passengers and cargo services between Doha and Bujumbura.”

It also allows code sharing and operating within both intermediate and beyond points.

The agreement was signed by Abdul Aziz Mohamed Al-Nuaimi; the chairman of the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority and Mr. DioGartias Rorimoz; the Burundi minister of transport and public works.

Burundi is currently the least connected country in Eastern Africa, with regular air services only provided by Brussels Airlines from Europe, Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, RwandAir and Air Uganda from within the wider Eastern African region and by South African Airways from within Southern Africa.(QNA).

In Eastern African region Qatar Airways already serves Entebbe (Uganda) in conjunction with Kigali (Rwanda) on a daily basis and double daily flights to Nairobi (Kenya) and Dar es Salaam in conjunction with Kilimanjaro (Tanzania)

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