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‘Gov’t Determined To Enhance Passenger Experience At Entebbe International Airport’

Members of the Air Transport National Facilitation Committee (NFALC) on a guided tour of the facilities at Entebbe airport

The  Commissioner Transport Regulation and Safety at the Ministry of Works and Transport, Winstone Katushabe, has said Government is determined to improve the facilitation of passengers at Entebbe International Airport.

 He made the remarks as members of the Air Transport National Facilitation Committee (NFALC) which he chairs held a fruitful interactive meeting and inspected the services and facilities at Entebbe International Airport on Thursday, June 6, 2024, with a view of enhancing the passenger experience.

 Addressing stakeholders at the meeting, Katushabe congratulated the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority Board, Management, staff, and all industry stakeholders for successfully concluding the International Civil Aviation Organization ICAO Safety and Security Audits.

“The purpose of this meeting is to provide a good forum for stakeholders to share ideas to improve on facilitation of passengers in compliance with Annex 9 requirements by ( ICAO). The NFALC was appointed by the Ministry of Works and Transport in 2005 to operationalize the National Air Transport Facilitation Programme in compliance with ICAO standards to facilitate seamless movement of Cargo and passengers,’’  he said.

The participants included stakeholders from the Ministry of Works and Transport, the Private Sector Foundation, Immigration, Uganda Communications Commission, Uganda Export Promotion Board, Ministry of Health, Air Operators Committee members (Airlines), handling companies, Customs, Security Agencies and all stakeholders operating at the airport.

The team was led on a guided inspection of the departure area, Arrivals, airside and other facilities by the General Manager Entebbe International Airport, Emmanuel Barungi.

 

Taddewo William Senyonyi
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William is a seasoned business and finance journalist. He is also an agripreneur and a coffee enthusiast.

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