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Entebbe set to reopen with additional safety equipment

Posted 10 September 2020 · Add Comment

Passenger safety is being enhanced for the reopening of Uganda’s Entebbe International Airport thanks to a donation of vital safety equipment from the UN’s International Organization for Migration (IOM).

The airport is due to reopen on 1 October – it closed on 21 March because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The donation, valued at $271,000) includes a Thermo scanner, one automated walk-through disinfection booth, and four stand-alone air conditioners as well as personal protective equipment (PPE).

Joy Kabatsi, Minister of State for Transport said: “The equipment we have received from the IOM will complement the COVID-19 measures already in place to ensure a comfortable passenger experience through Entebbe International Airport.”
 

 

Entebbe Airport.  Image: Government of Uganda

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