Emirates appoints new Country Manager in Uganda
Emirates, which flies daily direct from Entebbe to Dubai, has promoted Commercial Manager Mohammad Al Attar to the expanded role of Country Manager for Uganda.
Mr. Al Attar, whose appointment became effective 1 January 2017, was appointed Commercial Support Manager Uganda in April 2016 and has vast experience in commercial management and operations at Emirates. He is now responsible for Emirates’ overall business in Uganda overseeing sales and service functions for the airline’s passenger, cargo, management and airport operations and reports directly to Orhan Abbas, Emirates’ Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations Africa.
Mr. Al Attar holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the American University in Dubai and brings with him a deep knowledge and understanding of the aviation sector.
He has been with Emirates for almost 3 years, during which time he enrolled in the Commercial Outstation Programme learning about the airline’s sales, commercial operations, staff management and finance processes.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Al Attar said, “I’m both honored and very excited to be leading Emirates operations in Uganda. I look forward to working with our local team of dedicated and talented staff to ensure Emirates growth and continued success in the market.”
Customers travelling on Emirates can look forward to world class service and hospitality from the airline’s multi-national cabin crew, while enjoying complimentary gourmet meals and beverages. Emirates also offers over 2500 channels of on demand audio and visual entertainment on its ice system, from the latest movies, music and games, including 90 dedicated channels for children.
The airline’s young and environmentally friendly fleet comprises entirely wide-body aircraft – largely the popular Boeing 777 and 73 iconic Airbus A380 aircraft currently in service.
EK 729 departs Dubai International Airport every day at 0920hrs and arrives at the Entebbe International Airport at 1350hrs. The return flight, EK730, leaves Entebbe at 1550hrs and lands in Dubai at 2235hrs.