Air service license

To regulate any air operator intending to commence commercial operations (domestic or international).

  • A Business Plan – An applicant must submit a business plan that covers the first 2 years of operation, in order, to demonstrate that it is able to handle its actual and potential obligations for a period of 24 months from the start of the operations, and its fixed and operational costs for a period of six (06) months without taking into account earnings from its operations.
  • Provide evidence of ownership of the aircraft or a long term aircraft lease agreement. The Aircraft must be under full control of the applicant and fulfill the flight safety standards of Uganda.
  • A copy of the aircraft Certificate of Airworthiness.
  • A copy of certificate of registration.
  • Copies of Insurance Certificates (Hull, Third Party, Passenger and Cargo Liability).
  • Evidence of the applicant’s financial capacity to finance the proposed air transport services and meet CAA financial obligations.
  • A Performance Bond through a reputable bank.
  • Conduct of operations - Proper Airport Operating procedures relating to handling of cargo and/or passengers must be complied with at all times in accordance with the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago Convention of 1994).
  • Phone: +256 312/414 352000
  • Physical Address: Airport Road Entebbe International Airport
  • Postal Address: P.O. Box 5536 Entebbe, Uganda
  • Jurisdiction: National
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  • Operating Hours: Moday to Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm (excluding weekends and public holidays)
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