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Airlines launch competing Nairobi-Entebbe flights

Rwandair joins two other carriers providing Nairobi-Entebbe flights.
Rwandair joins two other carriers providing Nairobi-Entebbe flights. Image by Alan Wilson / CC BY-SA 2.0

Fly-SAX, a Kenyan safari and charter airline, commenced commercial flights between Nairobi and Entebbe, Uganda on Friday. The twice daily flights will significantly increase the connectivity between the two countries and ensuring greater passenger choice. Choice will be further boosted on Saturday when Uganda’s ‘adopted’ airline, Rwandair, launches flights on the same route. They will both soon be joined by Kenya’s Jambojet airline, who was recently given permission to fly between Nairobi and Entebbe. Read more: eturbonews.com  and eturbonews.com