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RwandAir set for Juba and Douala launch

(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

RwandAir – where dream has turned into reality

(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 year, adding yet another W

RwandAir resumes Mombasa stop for Dubai flights

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

Kenya Airways and RwandAir at verge of forming major partnership

(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.

RwandAir announces schedule changes

(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 previo

RwandAir to be first operator of CRJ900 in East Africa

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

Air Uganda terminates codeshare agreement with RwandAir

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

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

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 the newly-appointe

11 companies expected to tender for Bugesera Airport project

(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 be able to enter the

Rwandair makes it 13 – and not one bit superstitious

(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 and a lucky number by t

Ethiopian now also flies the latest Boeing Sky Interior

(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 to the door t

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

(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.

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

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 links bet

More flights planned between Kigali and Nairobi

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, two B737-500’s and their lat

RwandAir shows off new B737-800

(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 one

Where next Rwandair?

(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 growing over the next routes RwandAir

RwandAir signs option deal for 2 Boeing 787 jets

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

RwandAir new 737-800 enters commercial service this weekend

(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 with flights to Dubai vi

RwandAir CEO talks of future plans

(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 the long awaited "bird" c

Rubavu flights now daily from Kigali

(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.

RwandAir and Turkish Airlines sign additional agreements

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

More flights over African skies

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

RwandAir gets loan nod from Ex-Im Bank in US

(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 the American Ex-Im

RwandAir starts Rubavu-Gisenyi services

(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 commence 4 weekly flig

RwandAir commences Brazzaville – Libreville flights

(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

Aviation news: Rwandair’s Brazzaville flights set for March

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

Airport news: Kanombe International Airport gets more traffic

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

Aviation news: RwandAir set for Brazzaville flights

(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 cities.

Chop and change at helm of RwandAir continues

(eTN) - Information was received that Mr.