Uganda Airlines will soon start direct flights to Lagos and Abuja after a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Nigeria and Uganda.
On Friday, the Ugandan Foreign Affairs Minister, Gen Jeje Odongo met Nigeria’s minister for aviation, Hadi Sirika in Kampala as the two principals discussed several issues related to aviation industry of both countries.
During the meeting, the Nigerian minister hailed the excellent cordial and robust bilateral relations between Nigeria and Uganda anchored on the principle of Pan Africanism and shared values.
Sirika informed his host that the federal government of Nigeria has reviewed its Bilateral Air Service Agreement (BASA) with Uganda as part of efforts to facilitate direct air connectivity between the two countries.
This bilateral air service agreement provides for reciprocal international commercial air transport services between the two countries.