Top 5: The most popular airlines in Uganda


Over the past few weeks Jumia Travel has allowed them to recognize airline trends and discover some of the most popular airlines in Uganda. The following are some of the most frequently used based on rates, availability and comfort of the flight.


Emirates is an airline based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the largest airline in the Middle East, operating over 3,600 flights per week from its hub at Dubai International Airport, to more than 140 cities in 81 countries across six continents. Emirates is the world’s fourth largest airline by scheduled flights, revenue and passenger-kilometers flown. For many people this airline is popular because of the comfort and exceptional services it provides. And also because United Arab Emirates is a recent popular destination for Ugandans this makes Emirates ideal.

Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines is Ethiopia‘s flag carrier and is wholly owned by the country’s government. The Airline was founded on December 21, 1945 and commenced operations on April 8, 1946, expanding to international flights in 1951. The headquarters are at Bole International Airport, Addis Ababa.

Brussels Airlines

Brussels Airlines (stylized as brussels airlines) is the flag carrier and largest airline of Belgium, based and headquartered at Brussels Airport. It was founded on November 7, 2006 and commenced operations on March 27, 2007. It operates to over 90 destinations in Europe, North America, Africa and Asia and also offers charter services, maintenance and crew training.


With its main base at Kigali International Airport in Kigali, RwandAir Limited is the flag carrier of Rwanda. It operates domestic and international services to East Africa, Central Africa, West Africa, Southern Africa, Europe and the Middle East. RwandAir was founded on December 1, 2002 but didn’t commence operations till April 27, 2003. RwandAir provides affordable flights to and from Brussels, London -Gatwick, Nairobi, Lagos, Mumbai, Entebbe and Johannesburg, among other cities.

Kenya Airways

Kenya Airways is the flag carrier of Kenya. The company was founded in 1977, after the dissolution of East African Airways. The carrier’s head office is located in Nairobi, with its hub at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

The airline was wholly owned by the Government of Kenya until April 1995, and it was privatised in 1996, becoming the first African flag carrier to successfully do so.

So just in case you were planning to take a trip and didn’t have the first clue which airlines to fly with, hope this was helpful. For more assistance you can always head to the earlier mentioned Jumia Travel agency on Kimathi Avenue right next to Kampala Casino.

They also offer the following services: hotel reservations, airport transfers and holiday tour packages – aside from flight and hotel booking.


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