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Scheduled Carrier
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History

Rebranded from Rwandair Express (2002-2009)

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Kigali Kanombe (KGL)
Rwanda B
Africa B

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14 Countries served
17 Destinations served
24 Routes served

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RwandAir secures $160mn loan to finance A330 acquisition

RwandAir (WB, Kigali) has secured a USD160 million loan facility from the Preferential Trade Area Bank (PTA) needed for the purchase of its first two widebody aircraft.

The Rwandan national carrier signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus Industrie (AIB, Toulouse Blagnac) in March for the acquisition of two A300s - one A330-200 and one A330-300 - due for delivery during the second half of next year.

"The acquisition of the two wide body aircraft will significantly increase ...

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Ethiopian to lease not acquire Terrible Teen B787s - Tewolde

Ethiopian Airlines (ET, Addis Ababa) CEO Tewolde Gebremariam says his airline would lease, rather than acquire, between six and eight early model B787-8s from Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare). In February, the Ethiopian national carrier was linked, along with Réunionaise operator Air Austral (UU, St. Denis de la Réunion), to separate deals for so-called "Terrible Teen" B787s.

“We want to lease them but we will not purchase them. The issue is still under discussion,” Tewolde told The Reporter ...

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 ...

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 8-4002 2hiddenhiddenhidden
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* Includes new or used aircraft not yet delivered for which a construction/manufacturer serial number is already known.

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