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Scheduled Carrier
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History

Rebranded from Rwandair Express (2002-2009)

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Base

Kigali Kanombe (KGL)
Rwanda B
Africa B

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14 Countries served
17 Destinations served
25 Routes served

Schedule

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RwandAir delays resuming domestic flights to later in the year

RwandAir (WB, Kigali) has postponed its planned resumption of domestic flights to later in the year to allow for the completion of runway upgrade works in the south-western town of Kamembe. The Rwandan Civil Aviation Authority (RCAA) began the works in November last year and had envisaged their completion by March 31.

“Our flights to and from Kamembe may resume as early as July 2015 as soon as works on the runway are completed and we are advised that the airport is fully operational again,” ...

RwandAir orders first widebody jets - A330s

RwandAir (WB, Kigali) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus Industrie (AIB, Toulouse Blagnac) for two A300s - one A330-200 and one A330-300 - due for delivery during the second half of next year. Powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 772B motors, the aircraft are the carrier's first widebodies and the first A330s ordered by an airline in East Africa.

"As we look to introduce wide body aircraft for the first time into our fleet, with its proven economics, reliability and passenger ...

Boeing to sell Terrible Teen B787s to Ethiopian

Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare) is reportedly in talks with 10 separate buyers concerning the sale of early-model B787-8s, commonly referred to as "Terrible Teens" in the parlance of our times.

Informed sources told Bloomberg news that among the buyers are Ethiopian Airlines (ET, Addis Ababa) which is reportedly in advanced discussions regarding eight jets. The Ethiopians were among the first operators of the Dreamliners on its commercial début in 2012.

As previously reported, ...

Nigeria shortlists three partners for planned new flag carrier

Ethiopian Airlines (ET, Addis Ababa) along with South African Airways (SA, Johannesburg O.R. Tambo) and Lufthansa (LH, Frankfurt Int'l) have reportedly been shortlisted as potential partners in the Nigerian government's quest to re-establish a viable national carrier.

Quoting "well placed sources", Ethiopia's Reporter newspaper did not specify in what capacity the carriers would act in relation to the proposed new airline. International consultancy firm KPMG is reportedly in charge of the ...

RwandAir secures Zambia-South Africa traffic rights

RwandAir (WB, Kigali) has secured 5th Freedom traffic rights between Zambia and South Africa with plans to offer the Lusaka to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo sector of its Kigali to Johannesburg via Lusaka flights from March 28. The 3x weekly flights will operate on-board a B737-700.

The Lusaka-Johannesburg route is currently dominated by South African Airways (SA, Johannesburg O.R. Tambo) and Airlink (South Africa) (4Z, Johannesburg O.R. Tambo) though additional competition will come from ...

Fleet

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Aircraft TypeActiveInactiveTotalOn Order* BØ Age PCapacity P  
B737-700 WIN.2 2hiddenhiddenhidden
B737-800 WIN.2 2hiddenhiddenhidden
B787-8   hiddenhiddenhidden
CRJ-9002 2hiddenhiddenhidden
Dash 8-4001 1hiddenhiddenhidden
Total707hiddenhiddenhidden  
* Includes new or used aircraft not yet delivered for which a construction/manufacturer serial number is already known.

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