East African Airlines

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East African Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
Ceased operations2007
HubsEntebbe International Airport
Fleet size1 (upon closure)
HeadquartersKampala, Uganda
Websitehttp://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]


  1. ^ a b Flight International 3 April 2007
  2. ^ East African Airlines entry at airlineupdate.com
  3. ^ "East African Airways (EAA) Fleet Details and History". www.planespotters.net. Retrieved 2017-09-05.