Uganda Airlines orders for two A330 Planes from Airbus

DAILYNEWS UG The agreement was announced at Farnborough airshow by Ephraim Bagenda, the CEO of Uganda Airlines and Eric Schulz, the Airbus Chief Commercial Officer.

Uganda Airlines, the national carrier of Uganda, has signed a memorandum of understanding for two A330-800neo, the new version of the A330, a medium- to long-range wide-body twin-engine jet airliner made by Airbus

The agreement was announced at Farnborough airshow by Ephraim Bagenda, the CEO of Uganda Airlines and Eric Schulz, the Airbus Chief Commercial Officer.

Uganda Airlines plans to use the A330-800neos to build its international long-haul network with the aircraft offering cutting-edge technologies. The aircraft will feature a three-class cabin layout comprising 20 Business, 28 Premium Economy and 213 Economy seats.

 Ephraim Bagenda(right), the CEO of Uganda Airlines and Eric Schulz, the Airbus Chief Commercial Officer. PHOTOS: Airbus

“This agreement demonstrates our ambition for economic growth supported by a robust aviation industry. The A330-800neo combines low operating costs, long range flying capability and high levels of comfort. We are looking forward to launch operations and offer our customers best-in-class service”, said Ephraim Bagenda, CEO of Uganda Airlines.

“We are delighted to welcome Uganda Airlines among our A330neo customers, the A330neo will bring a range of benefits offering unrivalled efficiencies combined with the most modern cabin. We look forward to see the A330-800neo flying in the colours of Uganda”, said Eric Schulz, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer.

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