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Israel Loves Africa: African Tourism Board and Rwanda Air Take Action

George Taylor George Taylor- May 20, 2019 05:06

African Tourism Board representative in Israel Mr. Dov Kalmann, has sent his congratulations to H.E. Ambassador Joseph Rutabana of Rwanda to Israel: “In the name of the African Tourism Board, ... Read More

Qatar Airways GCEO delivers keynote address at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 20:25

The first day of the CAPA Qatar Aviation, Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit kicked off on Tuesday 5 February at the Sheraton Hotel in Doha, Qatar. The summit, held under the ... Read More

RwandAir flies into Ethiopian capital

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019 16:15

RwandAir, the flag carrier airline of Rwanda based at Kigali International Airport in Kigali, announced plans to launch service to Ethiopian capital city of Addis Ababa in April 2019. RwandAir ... Read More

RwandAir set for Juba and Douala launch

editor editor- March 30, 2013 02:39

(eTN) - After already announcing Accra as their next destination in their current in-flight magazine, INZOZI, RwandAir announced the launch of direct flights from Kigali to two additional new destinat Read More

RwandAir – where dream has turned into reality

editor editor- March 4, 2013 05:39

(eTN) - While in Rwanda last week, news emerged from the corridors of RwandAir, that Accra, Ghana, will become the airline’s 15th destination by the latest in June of this ... Read More

RwandAir resumes Mombasa stop for Dubai flights

editor editor- February 1, 2013 02:38

(eTN) - Effective tomorrow RwandAir will re-launch their Mombasa stop for 3 of their 7 weekly flights between Kigali and Dubai. Read More

Kenya Airways and RwandAir at verge of forming major partnership

editor editor- December 21, 2012 03:04

(eTN) - Reliable sources from Nairobi have confirmed that a principal agreement has been reached between Kenya Airways (KQ) and RwandAir (WB), when KQ’s Dr. Read More

RwandAir announces schedule changes

editor editor- October 1, 2012 06:46

(eTN) - In a press release overnight, RwandAir announced daily flights between Kigali and Dubai, effective from the onset of the airline’s “winter schedule,” has increased by one from the ... Read More

RwandAir to be first operator of CRJ900 in East Africa

editor editor- March 20, 2012 02:35

KIGALI, Rwanda - RwandAir announced today that it has placed a firm order for two CRJ900 NextGen regional jets with Bombardier Aerospace. Read More

Air Uganda terminates codeshare agreement with RwandAir

editor editor- January 27, 2012 09:03

While Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni honored his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame in a ceremony at ‘Liberation Day’ in Kapchorwa/North Eastern Uganda on Thursday, Air Uganda and RwandAir Read More

Long-time aviator and former airline executive to chair new RwandAir board

editor editor- January 17, 2012 07:34

KIGALI, Rwanda - In line with its expansion plans, the national carrier, RwandAir, has unveiled a new Board of Directors who will steer the airline forward under the chairmanship of ... Read More

11 companies expected to tender for Bugesera Airport project

editor editor- January 10, 2012 07:09

(eTN) - After selecting 11 companies, out of the 33 which had filed their expression of interest documents with the Rwandan authorities last year, those still in the running will ... Read More

Rwandair makes it 13 – and not one bit superstitious

editor editor- December 2, 2011 07:45

(eTN) - This morning will see the launch of RwandAir’s 13th destination, and already those with superstitious tendencies may be advocating for 12A or 14 instead, but 13 it is ... Read More

Ethiopian now also flies the latest Boeing Sky Interior

editor editor- November 25, 2011 02:49

(eTN) - Ethiopian Airlines earlier this week took delivery of the first of 10 ordered B737-800 Sky Interior, of which RwandAir already flies two, having beaten the African aviation giant ... Read More

RwandAir announces schedule changes ahead of getting 2nd B737-800

editor editor- October 19, 2011 07:35

(eTN) - Effective November 21, RwandAir will launch a new flight schedule, which will reflect their newly-acquired capabilities with having two long-range B737-800 on their fleet by then. Read More

Is Nigerian state visit a precurser of RwandAir’s Lagos flights?

editor editor- October 5, 2011 05:03

Nigerian President Jonathan Goodluck is expected in Kigali for a two day official state visit, aimed to discuss a more intense political cooperation as well as stronger trade and investments ... Read More

More flights planned between Kigali and Nairobi

editor editor- September 28, 2011 05:50

With the arrival of a second brand new B737-800 by the end of next month RwandAir’s fleet will have grown to 7 aircraft comprising a Bombardier Dash 8, two CRJ200’s, ... Read More

RwandAir shows off new B737-800

editor editor- September 26, 2011 05:26

(eTN) - Entebbe, Nairobi, Kilimanjaro, and Dar es Salaam and Brazzaville/Libreville all had a glimpse of RwandAir’s latest acquisition when the aircraft was deployed on the regional routes in a ... Read More

Where next Rwandair?

editor editor- September 20, 2011 07:41

(eTN) - As Rwandair's (WB) second B737-800 is due to go on the production line very soon and will come to Rwanda during the second half of October, speculation is ... Read More

RwandAir signs option deal for 2 Boeing 787 jets

editor editor- September 9, 2011 06:07

Following the announcement of RwandAir’s first B737-800 ‘Sky Interior’ delivery and unveiling of the future vision for Rwanda’s national airline by RwandAir CEO John Mirenge, it was establish Read More

RwandAir new 737-800 enters commercial service this weekend

editor editor- September 2, 2011 02:20

(eTN) - It was learned overnight that upon completion of the mandatory crew training and test on the new B737-800, the aircraft is due to enter commercial service this weekend ... Read More

RwandAir CEO talks of future plans

editor editor- August 29, 2011 03:04

(eTN) - Regular plane spotters were the first to see the landing lights of RwandAir’s brand new B737-800 emerge from the distant clouds as shortly before 3:00 pm local time ... Read More

Rubavu flights now daily from Kigali

editor editor- August 24, 2011 02:47

(eTN) - In an ongoing effort to make domestic flights in Rwanda more popular, RwandAir has commenced daily flights between Kigali’s Kanombe International Airport and the municipality of Rubavu. Read More

RwandAir and Turkish Airlines sign additional agreements

editor editor- August 22, 2011 03:18

(eTN) - A delegation of senior Rwandan officials, led by the Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, Hon. Read More

More flights over African skies

editor editor- June 28, 2011 04:55

(eTN) - The skies over Africa will see even more flights as RwandAir and Ethiopian Airlines are both increasing their air service over the continent. Read More

RwandAir gets loan nod from Ex-Im Bank in US

editor editor- June 8, 2011 01:13

(eTN) - News from Kigali overnight confirms that RwandAir has secured financing approval for their two brand new B737-800s, which are due for delivery in a few months time, through ... Read More

RwandAir starts Rubavu-Gisenyi services

editor editor- May 28, 2011 02:46

(eTN) - The national airline of Rwanda has now set the inaugural flight date for Rubavu/Gisenyi, their second domestic destination in Rwanda, for June 2, at which time they will ... Read More

RwandAir commences Brazzaville – Libreville flights

editor editor- March 10, 2011 03:49

(eTN) - Last Saturday, RwandAir operated their inaugural flight between Kigali and Brazzaville, Congo B, before then proceeding on with full traffic rights to Gabon’s capital Libreville, creating th Read More

Aviation news: Rwandair’s Brazzaville flights set for March

editor editor- February 16, 2011 02:40

(eTN) - Next month will see the launch of RwandAir’s 13th destination across Africa when flights to Brazzaville, Congo, will commence. Read More

Airport news: Kanombe International Airport gets more traffic

editor editor- December 8, 2010 05:01

(eTN) - Information from Kigali last week gave a glowing outlook for business at Rwanda's main airport, Kanombe International Airport. Read More

Aviation news: RwandAir set for Brazzaville flights

editor editor- November 25, 2010 02:45

(eTN) - Following a recent state visit by President Kagame to the Republic of Congo’s capital, Brazzaville, agreement has also been reached to commence air operations between the two capital ... Read More

Aviation news: RwandAir gets Lusaka rights

editor editor- November 2, 2010 05:22

(eTN) - It was learned that the national airline of Rwanda, RwandAir, has recently secured traffic rights between Kigali and Lusaka, Zambia, and plans are underway from late this year ... Read More

RwandAir on course to complete IOSA certification

editor editor- September 30, 2010 07:00

(eTN) - It was learned that RwandAir is on course to attain the important IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certification by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), as the audit ... Read More

RwandAir goes mobile for passengers

editor editor- September 20, 2010 02:26

(eTN) - Information was received last week that the national airline of Rwanda, RwandAir, will have flight information via mobile phone available for their passengers when they activate a SMS ... Read More

RwandAir asked to renew codeshare with South African Express

editor editor- September 13, 2010 07:37

(eTN) - The national airline of Rwanda, now operating B737-500 aircraft with a dual configuration of C and Y cabins on the route to Johannesburg, has reportedly been requested by ... Read More

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