East African Airlines

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East African Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 2002
Ceased operations 2007
Hubs Entebbe International Airport
Fleet size 1 (upon closure)
Headquarters Kampala, Uganda
Website http://www.flyeastafrican.com/ (defunct)

East African Airlines was an airline based in Kampala, Uganda, operating out of Entebbe International Airport.[1]


The airline was established in March 2002 and started operations on 2 December 2002. It was incorporated as Africa Air in March 2002, but the name was changed to East African Airlines on 17 May 2002. The airline was owned by Fin Investments (50%), its President, Chairman and Chief Executive Benedict Mutyaba (40%), and Patrick Kabunakuki (10%).[1] In 2007, the airline was shut down.[2]


The Boeing 737-200 of East African Airlines at Brussels Airport in 2005, operating a flight on behalf of Afriqiyah Airways.

The East African Airlines fleet consisted of one single ageing Boeing 737-200 aircraft.[3]