28 - 30 August, 2019
Nairobi, Kenya

Eng. Ayub Soma


Acting Director Navigation and Airport Security at UCAA and Director General Entebbe National Airport
Uganda Civil Aviation Authority, Uganda

Conference Day One: Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019


11:00 AM PANEL DISCUSSION: Civil aviation authorities are presently engaged in a number of major expansion plans aimed at increasing the capacity and competitiveness of their airports by up to 40%

How does the future look for Africa in the civil aviation sector?
This session will consider:
  • Operations automation and procurement of modern equipment to secure competitiveness
  • The importance of country co-operation to increase economy up to 183% by 2030
  • Building new terminals, runways, parking space and lounges to accommodate 303 million passenger by 2035 across Africa
  • Seeking an extra US$25 billion in airport development plans

1:30 PM Uganda: Accommodating 3.5 million passengers through US$460 million investment – challenges and opportunities

How is Uganda developing into one of the best African airports?
  • Passenger comfort: 416 new parking spaces, one additional terminal, 20 hall counters, one special needs counter
  • Automation of facilities and integration of data to save operations teams up to 6 hours per week
  • Cargo terminal: Accommodating more than 56,000 tonnes of goods. Dedicated terminal, increase of apron and storage facilities

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Ayub.

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