The national carrier, Uganda Airlines has been announced as the winner of the Ch-aviation world’s youngest Aircraft fleet award of 2021.
Uganda Airlines commenced her commercial operations in August 2019 with only 4 regional jets and 2airbus A330-800neo defeated other airlines including Sky Air Line and JetSmart from South America, AirBaltic from Europe and Asia’s Salam Air.
The Awards recognize airlines across the globe that operate a young, modern and efficient fleet, and operators who use new generations of aircraft that contribute to the decrease carbon dioxide and greenhouse emissions.
According to the Uganda airlines, the airline was honored to be recognized as the most modern and youngest aircraft in the world and that it was a major mile stone well aligned to their vision of being a world class.
In an official document shared on their social media platforms, Uganda airlines noted that the aircraft fleets were carefully selected with the passenger in mind, the document elaborated that the aircraft such as the CRJ900 had a new atmosphere cabin that gave the passenger more spacious and comfortable cabin experience
The document added that the aircrafts like A330-800neo took into account the new technologies especially for the long-haul routes which were bound to bring in superior operating and service standards to Uganda airlines.
The aircraft also used HEPA filters which have 99.99%effective filtration of microbes and viruses on both CRJ900 and the A330-800neo to ensure that the aircrafts offered the best cabin environment of any fleet of aircraft in operation during this pandemic period.
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The Ch-aviation CEO Thomas Jaeger congratulated the Uganda Airline’s and added that the Award is entirely based on non-manipulable fleet data adding that there is no jury or any other subjective parameter involved.
The Award also acknowledges the top five youngest aircraft fleets from Asia, Africa, Europe, North America, Oceania, and South America.
Uganda Airlines is still ranked best in the African region winning Jambojet, EgyptAir and Ethiopian Airlines.