Uganda Airlines has signed an agreement with Airbus Flight Hour Services Company, a subsidiary of the Airbus that will cater for spare support services for the national carrier’s two A330-800neo aircraft.

The signing ceremony happened during the ongoing Dubai Airshow at the Al Maktoum Airport in Dubai where Uganda Airlines is the only East African airline showcasing at one of the largest and most successful air shows in the world, connecting aerospace industry professionals.

According to the Uganda Airlines, the deal they have entered with the European multinational aerospace corporation, Airbus will see sales support and training including services like on-site engineering, repairs, and timely spare parts done for a period of five years from now.

The new deal will also see a consignment of critical spares positioned in Entebbe.

According to the acting Uganda Airlines CEO, Jennifer Bamuturaki who signed on behalf of Uganda, the deal will ensure the aircraft have access to the critical spares contrary to buying the capital-intensive parts. END

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