Uganda Airlines has appointed Minar Travels as its general sales agent in India as it prepares to soon launch flights to Mumbai.
"We are pleased to partner with Minar Travels as the India GSA for Uganda Airlines. Our choice of Minar Travels was informed by their understanding of the market in India and demonstrable experience. We are confident that this partnership provides us with a strong foundation and a sustainable future on the route. We look forward to a great market presence as we connect Incredible India to the Pearl of Africa and beyond," said Jenifer Bamuturaki, CEO of Uganda Airlines.
The airline announced that Minar Travels would provide support for the launch of its upcoming service from Entebbe to Mumbai, which is expected to commence by the end of this year. Minar Travels will handle reservation and ticketing services, sales activities, and market development to effectively position Uganda Airlines in the Indian market.
HS Duggai, MD of Minar Travels, said: "Minar Group is excited to represent Uganda Airlines as its GSA in India. The fact that Uganda Airlines connects to most major cities in East and South Africa makes it an excellent product and the preferred choice for Indian travellers heading to Uganda and the rest of Africa."
Uganda Airlines, headquartered at Entebbe International Airport, is one of Africa's growing airlines. Currently, it operates flights to 11 destinations in eight countries. Its route expansion plans include Guangzhou, London, Jeddah and Cape Town among others.