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August 28, 2019 (JUBA) - South Sudan Aviation Authority (SSAA) has welcomed the first Uganda Airlines commercial flight to the country, saying new airlines will boost regional transport in the young nation.

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The newly acquired Uganda Airlines planes at Entebbe airport (CNN photo)

The airline made its first flight to Juba International Airport on Wednesday.

South Sudan government officials at Juba airport witnessed a water salute given to the aircraft, the latest model to land at the facility.

The general manager of Juba airport, Kur Kuol Ajiek said South Sudanese are happy with the resumption of the Uganda Airlines, saying many people had been longing for it and many wondered why the country took long to acquire its own aircraft.

“When we were told Uganda Airlines was seeking permission to fly here, we just accepted and agreed it would not even take us an hour to approve it,” said Kuol.

He applauded Uganda for hosting thousands of South Sudanese citizens who have been displaced by the current, which has killed tens of thousands of the people since is broke out in December 2013.

Kuol, however, assured Uganda that they would do anything within their means to help the newly inaugurated Uganda Airlines succeed.

The Uganda airlines, which announced to fly to Juba twice a day currently charges $225 for a return ticket and $201 for one way.

Meanwhile, his part, the Chief Executive Officer of SSAA, Markel Mathiang, urged Uganda to lower the prices of air tickets, saying people would prefer the aircraft provided fares were affordable.

The CRJ900, with a 76-sitting capacity, is the latest model with a bigger engine and flies higher than the CRJ100 and CRJ200 series, at 41,000ft above sea level, according to Uganda Airlines officials.

(ST)

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  • 29 August 08:18, by South South

    Welcome back Uganda airlines, South Sudan is here for you.

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    • 29 August 09:39, by Eastern

      South South,

      Add congratulation to it...! I saw the VILLAGE EXITEMENT yesterday at the airport after the water salute given by the UNMISS firetrucks. Mr. Kur Kuol and his colleagues were very exited at the NEW plane - the man even went further to say all the companies are using very old planes....!

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      • 29 August 10:09, by jubaone

        Eastern
        These old Illushin planes are nothing but "flying grave yards" keep off. Fly Rwandair:efficient, clean, reliable and safe. These are left for jienges. They are happy cuz overland travel through Equatoria is deadly now. Just see these old planes of SS Supremes or old scraps filling up taxing space at the airport. They should fly to Aweil or to jiengelands and repatriate jienge vagrants.

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        • 29 August 12:56, by South South

          jubaone,

          Our country is moving on very smoothly, our airport in Juba is so busy, but our monkeys are crying babies, oh monkey, oh rat, oh shit.

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      • 29 August 12:50, by South South

        Eastern,

        Who is really live in a village and behave live a monkey? Someone who live in city like Juba, Yei, Aweil, Wau, Reumbek or someone who lives with monkeys and rats in the bushes? Iam laughing.

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        • 29 August 14:30, by Eastern

          South South,

          ’Who is really live in a village and behave live a monkey?.....’, huh! I heard exactly that type of English language yesterday from the dark mouth of Mr. Kur Kuol, the Juba ’Airfort’ BOSS....! I was getting ready for my flight to Bentiu, when I witnessed the mega village exitement over the arrival of the Ugandan Bombardia CRJ 900, a plane not so many countries think of buying!

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          • 29 August 15:43, by South South

            Eastern,
            The only thing you can do to come back to South Sudan is to change and behave good and respect us like the way your Dinka wife is leading you at home. Monkey, country belongs to people who fought for it. We are everything, you are nothing. Monkey.

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            • 29 August 16:52, by jubaone

              South South
              SS is Equatoria and your jiengestans are simply shitholes. Whether foreign investments, infrastructural development, cultural advancement has and will only take place in EQUATORIA. You can’t and will never develop without us cuz you are like wild baboons always on the lookout for free food in maize fields planted by Equatorians. Show us just one thing about yourselves. MTN.

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            • 29 August 17:18, by jubaone

              South South
              You jienges joined the SPLA/M with no liberation program for SS. Most fighters were those thrown out of Equatoria during kokora, some fugitives and criminals, some murderers and rapists all under the guise of liberation. Liberation was a leeway to settle in Equatoria while jellaba would gradually take over your lands. Liberate Abyei cowards, this time no Equatorians, Nuers or Collos.

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        • 29 August 14:37, by Eastern

          Look at what Rwanda, a country that produces ZERO barrels of crude oil does with the meagre resources at it’s disposal....

          If you don’t live in a sticky luak, this youtube clip change your thinking - that’s you ever think...! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-aa13YBy1wQ

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          • 29 August 15:34, by jubaone

            Eastern
            Tell Uganda Airlines to fly to Aweil, Wau or Malakal and most certainly it wont accept. Tell them, soon they will have to fly to Ramciel (the new city) they wont accept, cuz all these areas are now empty lands. Equatoria is the heart of SS, the rest shitholes. This is our strength. A region full of hardworking, educated and skilled people. We dont need lazy and foolish idlers.

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            • 29 August 15:49, by Eastern

              jubaone,

              EQUATEXIT is the current discussions in Nederlands are the other options on the table. The time for babysitting has long but ended....

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              • 29 August 16:46, by jubaone

                Eastern
                Great to hear about that. Lets fervently do our work and reassure our "boys and girls", we will never leave them alone. These jienge misfits have held us back for too long. Equatorians must take care of ourselves first without regard nor remorse. Equatexit with ballot or bullets. No reneging. Case Closed. Next.

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              • 29 August 17:19, by South South

                Eastern,

                If you are not in South Sudan, not Uganda, not Kenya, not DRC, not CRA, not Ethiopia and not Sudan, then forget shit meeting in Netherlands. They are there for tourism and no more. By the way, we call it Netherlands, not "Nederlands", maybe monkeys call it that way, language of monkeys

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                • 29 August 17:28, by jubaone

                  South South
                  Check the writing; Nederland or Netherlands you jienge fool. Learn from your intelligent Equatorian masters. Your jienge brains are not yet fully developed. Since when did Jienge academic non-entities with fake certificates pretend to know such things? Just go home and sit under a lalob tree 🎄 and sing cow 🐮 songs all day. That is good for your brains.

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                  • 29 August 18:20, by South South

                    jubaone,

                    Your monkey brother called Eastern wrote it "Nederlands", shit. It’s Netherlands: Here is what the topic says:
                    "South Sudan rebel figures arrive in Netherlands for meeting"

                    But stupid monkeys cannot understand very simple things. We have damn asses people in South Sudan especially Karo people.

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                    • 29 August 20:09, by The Rhino

                      South South,

                      KARO people are your masters,swallow it hard!These are confirmed facts why vagrants like yourself and 98% of your tribesmen are in Juba/Equatoria.Shit,we gave you food,we gave you libas,we gave you refuge and safety from your arabs slave handlers,but yet you damned savages are ungrateful.You Dinka people should be on your fucking knees thanking us Equatorians for accommodating you...

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                      • 29 August 20:17, by The Rhino

                        South South,

                        ..through all hard times.Now call it Netherlands,Nederlands,Dutch,Oranjie or Holland,shit who cares?We Equatorians are at this stage totally fed up with you jienge savages.We’ll teach you lessons, both academically and through GUNs,full stop!

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                        • 29 August 20:39, by jubaone

                          Rhino, Eastern
                          NAS must come clear to these others now meeting in Netherlands: federalism, rotational presidency for only a one 5 years term; no single ethnic group to exceed 20% in new national army etc, Nuers, Collos, Jienges each to figh in their respective regions. NAS is the strongest military and political group and the rest must follow, otherwise they do their own shit. Period

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                    • 29 August 20:20, by jubaone

                      South South
                      Netherlands, Nederland, Niederlanden. Now tell us the difference jienge?

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                    • 29 August 21:18, by Eastern

                      South South,

                      Hehehe....! Nederland in het Nederlands is Nederland in het Engels, wat is uw probleem ...?!

                      Some of us use these European languages like English, French and Dutch interchangeably...I hope you are completely lost in my simple Dutch up here...!

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                      • 29 August 22:09, by The Rhino

                        Jubaone,Eastern,

                        We are monitoring the events very closely.NAS is on a vital mission here to liberate our dear KARO people in our own territories.NAS’s firm conviction and bravery/warrior mindset has so far punched excellent job on the ground.No reasons for them to repeat the ugly rotten history of this country,in falling back and collaborate with savages you don’t always get along with for......

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                        • 29 August 22:30, by The Rhino

                          Jubaone,Eastern,

                          ..years,those days are over!NAS with its finest world renowned advisors on the face of this earth must now keep the momentum high.Jienges/Dinka right now are only squatting on a powder cake,given their tendency and inclination for greed,ungratefulness,chaos mentality,and rapping/auctioning of little girls,one can only kill such savages with accumulated vengeance and wrath,pure...

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                          • 29 August 22:48, by The Rhino

                            Jubaone,Eastern,

                            ..natural unforgiving teeth for teeth, eye for an eye moments without any remorse.NAS is an aspiring endeavor, to which all true strugglers can look up to and unconditionally support.Now,all can support us but none can join NAS,..NAS is solely an awoken voice to those who can’t speak for themselves in Equatoria.Federalism,power to our own people and self determination are the....

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                            • 29 August 22:55, by The Rhino

                              Jubaone,Eastern,

                              ..prime fundamentals/cornerstones we’ll always strive and die for.Nothing more, nothing less, full stop!!!

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