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ENTEBBEUganda Airlines celebrates the delivery of the airline’s first widebody aircraft, an Airbus A330neo powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines.


The Airbus A330neo named Mount Elgon took off from Airbus’ Toulouse factory facility at around 01.00 CET today and arrived at the Entebbe International Airport early in the morning. 


Cornwell Muleya, CEO of Uganda Airlines, said: “We are delighted to welcome our new Rolls-Royce powered Airbus A330neo into service. The efficiencies of this aircraft, together with Rolls-Royce’s Trent 7000 engines, will help us deliver a great value offering to our passengers.”


The exclusive engine for the A330neo, the Trent 7000 is the seventh in a Trent family that has now accumulated more than 150 million engine flying hours. The Trent 7000, which first entered service in November 2018, draws on more than 50 million flying hours of experience from the Trent 700, the engine of choice for the original version of the A330. 


Uganda Airlines has one more A330-800 on order with Airbus waiting to be delivered

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