Uganda Airlines is yet to welcome their brand-new Airbus A330s, we can confirm.
This follows a post on Airbus official Facebook page of a now fully assembled and painted aircraft pictured rolling out of the Paint Shop at the assembly plant in Toulouse, France captioned;
“Behold, ugandaairlines brand new #A330neo rolling out of our paintshop. A proud salute to the Uganda’s national flag”
According to sources, the two Airbus A330s were ordered by the national carrier which relaunched late last year, having been defunct for 2 decades and expected to be here before the year ends despite the Covid19 disruptions which forced the European plane making company to significantly reduce its production rates.
Once delivered, Uganda Airliner will join Kuwait and another yet to be disclosed Airline in the world and the only one in Africa operating the new variant.
Airbus A330-800Neo is a sleek and beautiful airplane, and with its low fuel consumption, operational versatility, cabin comfort, longer range and capital costs, it is one of the most efficient airliners on the market.
Uganda Airlines hopes to place its two airliners on long haul routes including Dubai, for which it has already secured clearance, as well as Mumbai, and Guangzhou in China.