Monthly Archives: July 2012


Fly Uganda (Kampala Aeroclub) has announced it will start offering scheduled flights within Uganda from December 1st 2012. Fly Uganda will operate schedules to the south west of Uganda, offering the tourism and business destinations of Mbarara, Kihihi, Mweya and …

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Lodge Report: Fairy-tale Crater Creation

Earlier this year, we ran an agent familiarisation trip of Uganda and Rwanda, hosting 11 different international agents and travel experts. We showed them some of our favourite places and activities in these beautiful safari destinations – and now we’re …

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Correction! Previous sighting of a Ruaha Chat uncovered…

We reported back on June 26th that Johnny Kamugisha, one of our top birding guides in Uganda, and Nik Borrow, an internationally respected bird artist and ornithologist, had spotted an assumed new birding record for Uganda – a Ruaha Chat – on …

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Rwandair launch direct flights to Mwanza, Tanzania

This month, Rwandair have launched a new direct service to Mwanza, their 3rd destination in Tanzania. Departures will be three times a week (Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays), and will use a Bombardier Dash8-200 aircraft with a 37 passenger seating capacity. …

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New low-cost airline for Africa

In a plan involving three different companies, the reality of a new low-cost no-frills airline for Africa was brought a step closer today with the news that Lonrho have sold Fly540 to the Rubicon Investments group in the UK. Rubicon …

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