Uganda Seeks to Demystify Air Transport, Showcase Newest Expertise With Aviation Expo


The upcoming aviation expo will assist demystify air transport amongst members of the general public but additionally showcase the most recent expertise, organisers have mentioned.

Addressing journalists on Wednesday at Entebbe Worldwide Airport, the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority(UCAA) Director Normal, Fred Bamwesigye mentioned there are lots of myths by members of the general public about air transport however mentioned these must rectified.

“Many first-time passengers of air transport all the time panic on the airport. It is because they’ve by no means skilled what occurs. The aviation expo is a chance to additional demystify the seemingly advanced trade. That is an try and attempt to get the general public to take away the idea and concern that flying is for just a few,” Bamwesigye mentioned.

He mentioned whereas flying appears to be a protect of the wealthy, it’s excessive time this phobia is handled by introducing members of the general public to the workings of not solely the trade but additionally the airport.

“Throughout this aviation expo, members of the general public may have an opportunity to enter an plane view the cockpit, discuss to members of cabin and flight crew to get deeper first-hand data of air transport sector

In accordance with Capt. Aziz Ssentamu, the president of the Uganda Skilled Pilots Affiliation, the June 22- 24 expo will enable college students and members of the general public get details about the happenings within the aviation sector.

” Authorities has invested closely in trade however the lay particular person is inexperienced about what is going on. We thought it might be essential to sensitize public about what occurs and in case if you wish to be part of, you understand what to do. Individuals are inexperienced concerning the aviation trade and what occurs there however this is a chance to even get info on learn how to be part of aviation,”Capt.Ssentamu mentioned.

He mentioned whereas there are lots of alternatives within the aviation trade, piloting is what is generally talked about however mentioned the expo is one other alternative for everybody, together with college students to know they’ll select numerous careers in aviation aside from being pilots.

To this, organiser say they’ve partnered with Ethiopian Airways, to market the aviation college as a possibility for members of the general public to know learn how to be part of the trade, including that they’ll invite all operators within the trade to exhibit.

“We additionally wish to create consciousness to the general public concerning the evolution of expertise within the aviation sector not solely in Uganda however world over. This shall be a possibility for everybody to see what’s new within the aviation sector.”