Uganda Airlines has appointed Minar Travels (India) as its General Sales Agent (GSA) in India, which will use its vast network in India to boost the carrier’s sales across the country.
In its role as the GSA, Minar Travels will be supporting the launch of Uganda Airlines’ new service from Entebbe to Mumbai, which is expected to start later this year. Minar Travels brings onboard a wealth of experience in the Indian travel market and will be providing Uganda Airlines with reservation and ticketing services, as well as sales activities and market development to effectively position the African carrier in the India market. “Minar Group is excited to represent Uganda Airlines as their GSA in India. The fact that Uganda Airlines connects to most of the major cities in East and South Africa will make it an excellent product and a choice airline for Indian travellers to Uganda and the rest of Africa,” said HS Duggal, Managing Director, Minar Travels.
Currently, the airline’s network includes scheduled flights to 11 destinations in eight countries, including Nairobi and Mombasa in Kenya, Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar and Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Kinshasa in DR Congo, Bujumbura in Burundi, Juba in South Sudan, Mogadishu in Somalia, Johannesburg in South Africa, and Dubai in United Arab Emirates. Other new international routes planned for commencement include Guangzhou, London, Jeddah and Riyadh, as well as more African destinations like Lagos, Goma, Lusaka, Harare and Cape Town.
Uganda Airlines is Uganda’s national carrier and operates scheduled air services in Africa and international markets.
Uganda Airlines is one of Africa’s fast growing airlines, operating from Entebbe International Airport in Uganda. “We are pleased to partner with Minar Travels as India GSA for Uganda Airlines. Our choice of Minar Travels was informed by their understanding of the market in India and demonstrable experience, and we are confident that this partnership provides us 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, Uganda Airlines.