Uganda and Saudi Arabia Sign Bilateral Air Services Agreement

The Bilateral Air Services Agreement (BASA) between Uganda and Saudi Arabia was signed on 10th November 2023 in Riyadh, on the sidelines of the Saudi-Africa Summit.

The Agreement will facilitate airlines of both Countries, such as Uganda Airlines, Saudia, Flynas, etc, with respect to the operation of scheduled international air services.

This development will lead to great benefits for both countries with the reduction in airfares and an increase in both cargo and passenger traffic volumes owing to convenient direct flights,

Uganda was represented by officials from the Ministry of Works and Transport (MoWT) and Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA), led by Mr. Benon Kajuna, Director of Transport while Saudi Arabia was represented by officials from the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA), led by Mr. Ali Mohammed Rajab, Executive Vice President of Air Transport and International Cooperation.