Uganda Air Cargo

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Uganda Air Cargo
IATA
n/a
ICAO
UCC
Callsign
UGANDA CARGO
Founded 1994
Hubs Entebbe International Airport
Fleet size 4
Destinations 14
Parent company Uganda Government
Headquarters 2nd Floor
Main Airport Terminal
Entebbe Airport
Key people Dr. Fabius Byaruhanga
Chairman
Fred Kyankya
Managing Director
Website Homepage

Uganda Air Cargo Corporation (UACC), (IATA: n/aICAO: UCC), is an airline based in Kampala, Uganda. It operates scheduled and charter services for both passengers and cargo.[1]

Location[edit]

Its main base is located on the 2nd floor of the main airport terminal at Entebbe International Airport. The coordinates of the main office of UACC are:0°02'40.0"N, 32°26'34.0"E (Latitude:0.044445; Longitude:32.442778).[2] UACC maintains a sales and marketing office on the 3rd Floor, Colline House, Speke Road, in the central business district of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.

History[edit]

The airline was established in the 1994 by Act of the Ugandan Parliament, to "provide and operate safe, efficient, adequate, economical and properly coordinated air transport services within and outside the country, for cargo, passenger, chartered passenger flights, air mail services and flight training".

For most of its life, the company has owned one aircraft, a Lockheed C-130 Hercules, registration number 5X-UCF. In October 2009, the fleet was expanded by the addition of two Harbin Y-12 turboprop aircraft. Operations were expanded to include passenger charter services within Uganda and to countries in Eastern Africa, Central Africa and Southern Africa.[3][4]

Destinations[edit]

As of June 2014 Uganda Air Cargo services the following destinations: [5]

Fleet[edit]

As of January 2012 the fleet of Uganda Air Cargo includes the following aircraft:[6][7]

Uganda Air Cargo Fleet
Registration Number Aircraft Origin Purpose Seating Capacity
5X-UCF C-130  United States Cargo N/A
5X-UCG C-130  United States Cargo N/A
5X-UYX Y-12  China Passenger 17
5X-UYY Y-12  China Passenger 17
Total
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References[edit]

  1. ^ UACC, . "Uganda Air Cargo Corporation: About Us". Uganda Air Cargo Corporation (UACC). Retrieved 2 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Google, . "Location of Uganda Air Cargo Corporation Headquarters At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 2 July 2014. 
  3. ^ Barigaba, Julius (26 October 2009). "Uganda Air Cargo To Start Passenger Flights". The EastAfrican. Retrieved 2 July 2014. 
  4. ^ TNTR, . (7 October 2009). "Uganda Air Cargo to Fly to Rwanda". The New Times (Rwanda) (TNTR). Retrieved 2 July 2014. 
  5. ^ Mukaaya, Eddie (7 October 2009). "Uganda Air Cargo to Fly to Country". The New Times (Rwanda) via AllAfrica.com. Retrieved 2 July 2014. 
  6. ^ Kisige, Abou (19 October 2009). "Uganda Air Cargo Unveils New Planes". New Vision. Retrieved 2 July 2014. 
  7. ^ Martin Ssebuyira, and Flavia Nalubega (18 January 2012). "Government Should Revive National Airline - Player". Retrieved 2 July 2012. 

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