Uganda is a republic in eastern Africa, bordered on the north by Sudan, on the east by Kenya, on the south by Tanzania and Rwanda, and on the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire). Uganda has an area of 241,138 sq km (93,104 sq mi). Kampala is the capital and largest city
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December 7, 2016

Zone Four International is an air charter service provider in the East and Central African Region that was established in 2010 [added]

November 11, 2016Africa Safari Air has offered wildlife tours since 2013 [added]
November 11, 2016Asante Aviation is licensed by the Civil Aviation Authority to operate charter flight services for both passenger and cargo, domestic and regional [added]

Airline

Operating DatesStatus
AeroLink Uganda   

2012 - date

Active

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Aero-Pioneer of Africa   

2015* - date

Active

^ Comments : Aero-Pioneer of Africa (APA) is a wholly owned subsidiary and the operating arm of the Aero-Pioneer Group

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Africa Air   

(2002)

Began?

^ Comments : East African Airlines was originally incorporated as Africa Air in Mar2002, but the name was changed to East African Airlines on 17May2002. Started operations on 02Dec2002

^ Genealogy : Africa Air >East African Airlines

Africa One   

2002 - 2003

Inactive

^ Comments : Africa One was a start-up airline formed in 2002 to take the place of Uganda Airlines. Suspended operations in early 2003

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Africa Safari Air   

2013 - date

Active

^ Comments : Africa Safari Air offers wildlife tours since 2013

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African Joint Air Service   

1994 - 1995

Renamed

^ Comments : Alliance Air was founded as African Joint Air Service in 1994. Re-registered on 20Dec1994 & operations started on 01Jul1995. renamed to SA Alliance Air in Oct1999. . [SA ALLIANCE AIR was a Kampala based carrier that was originally formed in 1994 under the name of African Joint Air Service as a joint venture between SAA, Air Tanzania, Uganda Airlines and the governments of Uganda and Tanzania Operations began as ALLIANCE AIR in 1995. Renamed to latest name in 1999 and ceased operating in 2000]

^ Genealogy : African Joint Air Service >Alliance Air >SA Alliance Air

Air Africa   

(2001)

Began?

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Air Alexandra   

1999* - 2000*

Status?

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Air Memphis Uganda   

2003 - 2006

Inactive

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Air Traffic Africa Uganda   

(2006)

Began?

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Air Uganda (Meridiana Africa Airlines)   

2007 - 2014

Inactive

^ Comments : Air Uganda was formed in 2007 & launched services on 15Nov2007 using two wet-leased Douglas DC-9-30. Ceased operations on 17Jul2014 due to AOC being revoked

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Air Uganda International   

(2003)

Began?

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Alliance Air   

1995 - 1999

Renamed

^ Comments : Alliance Air was founded as African Joint Air Service in 1994. Re-registered on 20Dec1994 & operations started on 01Jul1995. Renamed to SA Alliance Air in Oct1999. [SA ALLIANCE AIR was a Kampala based carrier that was originally formed in 1994 under the name of African Joint Air Service as a joint venture between SAA, Air Tanzania, Uganda Airlines and the governments of Uganda and Tanzania Operations began as ALLIANCE AIR in 1995. Renamed to latest name in 1999 and ceased operating in 2000]

^ Genealogy : African Joint Air Service >Alliance Air >SA Alliance Air

Almiron Aviation   

2005 - 2006

Inactive

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Asante Aviation   

2006 - date

Active

^ Comments : Asante Aviation is llcensed by the Civil Aviation Authority to operate charter flight services for both passenger and cargo, domestic and regional

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Caspair (Caspar Air Charters)   

1953* - 1953*

Status?

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Cat Air   

(2006)

Began?

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Coastal Airways (Uganda)   

1981 - 1984

Inactive

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Cobra Airways   

1983* - 1984

Inactive

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DAS Air Cargo (Dairo Air Services)   

1983 - 2007

Inactive

^ Comments : DAS Air Cargo was established in 1983 in Ghana and started operations in Jun1983. The company called in the administrators on 17Sep2007 and all flying stopped

^ Genealogy :  

Eagle Air Uganda   

1994 - date

Active

^ Comments : Eagle Air Uganda was established in Jun1994 & operations started on 15Nov1994

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East African Airlines   

2002 - 2007

Inactive

^ Comments : East African Airlines was originally incorporated as Africa Air in Mar2002, but the name was changed to East African Airlines on 17May2002. Started operations on 02Dec2002. Closed down in 2007

^ Genealogy : Africa Air >East African Airlines

Fly540 Uganda   

2008* - 2011

Inactive

^ Comments : Fly540 established operations in Uganda, as Fly540 Uganda, in Feb2008 & is is based at Entebbe International Airport. Ceased operations in 2011

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Great Lakes Airways   

2002* - 2004

Inactive

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Kampala Aeroclub   

2008* - date

Active

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KEA (Kampala Executive Aviation)   

2008* - date

Active

^ Comments : KEA (Kampala Executive Aviation) was incorporated in Aug2008. KEA is licensed for aircraft operations under the CAA Uganda, and operates the equivalent of Part 91 and 135

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Kilwa Air   

(2007*)

Began?

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Kob Air   

**** - ****

Status?

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Lion Air Cargo Uganda   

(2016)

Began?

^ Comments : Lion Air Cargo Uganda is a subsidiary of Lion Air Cargo, based at Schiphol Airport-Amsterdam

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New Africa Airlines   

(2007*)

Began?

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New Victoria Airlines   

2006 - 2006*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

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Nile Airways  updated

(2014)

Began?

^ Comments : Nile Airways (Entebbe/Kampala) was an start-up looking to enter the international passenger and cargo market. Did not start operations as expected

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Pearl Air Services   

(2007*)

Began?

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Pearl Aviation   

(2007*)

Began?

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Reliance Air   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

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Royal Daisy Airlines   

2005 - 2010

Inactive

^ Comments : Royal Daisy Airlines was founded in 2005 as a regional scheduled and charter services out of Entebbe International

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SA Alliance Air   

1999 - 2000

Inactive

^ Comments : Alliance Air was founded as African Joint Air Service in 1994. Re-registered on 20Dec1994 & operations started on 01Jul1995. renamed to SA Alliance Air in Oct1999. . [SA ALLIANCE AIR was a Kampala based carrier that was originally formed in 1994 under the name of African Joint Air Service as a joint venture between SAA, Air Tanzania, Uganda Airlines and the governments of Uganda and Tanzania Operations began as ALLIANCE AIR in 1995. Renamed to latest name in 1999 and ceased operating in 2000]

^ Genealogy : African Joint Air Service >Alliance Air >SA Alliance Air

Service Air   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

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Simbair   

**** - ****

Status?

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SkyJet Uganda   

2003 - 2009

Inactive

^ Comments : SkyJet Uganda was established as a cargo airline in 2003 & started passenger services on 01Feb2009. It halted operations on 30Jun2009

^ Genealogy :  

Speedbird Aviation   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

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Transafrik Uganda   

2010 - date

Active

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Triangle Airlines   

1995* - 1999

Inactive

^ Comments :  

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Tropical Airways   

**** - ****

Status?

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Uganda Air Cargo   

1989* - 1991*

Inactive

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Uganda Air Cargo   

1994 - date

Active

^ Comments : Uganda Air Cargo started operations on 07Jun1994

^ Genealogy :  

Uganda Airlines   

1977 - 2001

Inactive

^ Comments : Uganda Airlines was established in May1976 as a replacement of the services previously operated by East African Airways, & started operations in 1977. Ceased in May2001

^ Genealogy : Uganda Aviation Services >>Uganda Airlines

Uganda Aviation Services   

1965 - 1977

Renamed

^ Comments : Uganda Aviation Services (UAS), set up by British United Airways in 1965 but then a UDC subsidiary, was absorbed by Uganda Airlines

^ Genealogy : Uganda Aviation Services >>Uganda Airlines

Uganda Company   

**** - ****

Status?

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United Airlines   

1998* - date

Active

^ Comments : United Airlines was formed in 1998

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VIAuganda (Victoria International Airways)   

2006 - 2007

Inactive

^ Comments : VIAuganda ceased operations on 08Jan2007

^ Genealogy :  

West Nile Air Uganda   

(2005)

Began?

^ Comments : West Nile Air Uganda was founded in 2004 but did not start operations

^ Genealogy :  

Zone Four International   

2010* - date

Active

^ Comments : Zone Four International is an air charter service provider in the East and Central African Region that was established in 2010

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