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Rebranded from Rwandair Express (2002-2009)

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Kigali Kanombe (KGL)
Rwanda B
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14 Countries served
17 Destinations served
25 Routes served




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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 ...

Rwandair awarded Entebbe - Nairobi traffic rights

RwandAir (WB, Kigali) has been granted 5th Freedom traffic rights for flights between Entebbe/Kampala and Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta by the Ugandan government, adding to a similar arrangement for flights between Entebbe and the South Sudanese capital, Juba. Clearance has been given for flights to begin from January 10 and could see competition with Fastjet (FN, Dar-es-Salaam) which was recently granted rights for flights from Entebbe to Nairobi, Juba, Kigali and Johannesburg O.R. Tambo.

The ...

Ethiopian expresses interest in RwandAir strategic partnership

Ethiopian Airlines (ET, Addis Ababa) management have expressed an interest in partnering RwandAir (WB, Kigali), which is currently scouting for strategic partners capable of accelerating its already rapid growth.

Quoting unnamed sources close to the carrier's management, Ethiopia's Reporter newspaper says Ethiopian Airlines sent a delegation to Kigali to sound out RwandAir and Rwandan government officials about a possible tie-up. While Ethiopian CEO Tewolde Gebremariam has confirmed the ...


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


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