Africa: RwandAir launches direct flights to Tel Aviv

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All is set for RwandAir’s inaugural direct flight to the Israeli city of Tel Aviv scheduled for later today, marking the carrier’s 29th destination. While announcing the scheduled flight, the national airline last month said the flight is expected to connect tourists and business travelers between Tel Aviv and Kigali. “Adding Tel Aviv to our network is part of our […]

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Africa: RwandAir to Commence Flights to Guangzhou

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RwandAir, the flag carrier of the Republic of Rwanda, announced that it will commence flights to Guangzhou, the provincial capital of Guangdong and the third largest city in China, effective June 18, 2019. RwandAir will fly to Guangzhou three times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Guangzhou will be tagged to the existing Mumbai route and will be operated […]

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Africa: RwandAir, a fast-rising giant in the aviation industry

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ML Daily‘s Abraham MUTALYEBWA had an interview with the airline’s country manager Mr. Ivan Mugisha who shared his insights about the small east African country’s national carrier. When did RwandAir start operating in Uganda? As the national carrier we officially began operations in Uganda in 2002 under the name RwandAir Express. This was later registered under a new trademark RwandAir […]

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Africa: RwandAir also wants the Airbus A330 Neos says Air Uganda Boss in defence of its Choice

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Airbus A330 Neos are becoming more popular in East Africa, with RwandAir and Uganda Airlines operating the aircraft. Rwanda’s national carrier will be taking delivery of two A330-900 Neos next year for flights to the US and Asia. Uganda has signed a deal for the delivery of two of the planes. RwandAir currently operates two baseline A330s — a -300 […]

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Africa: RwandAir among the World’s most improved airlines

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The national carrier – RwandAir – has been named among the most improved airlines in the World. The 2018 World’s Airlines Awards were announced Thursday in London. The World’s Airlines Awards are widely known as the ‘Oscars of the aviation’ industry. The World’s Most Improved Airline award reflects an airline’s Quality improvement across the entire Awards programme, which analyses an […]

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Aviation: Rwandair’s Flights to Guangzhou to Ease Africa – China Trade

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Rwanda’s national carrier is eager to launch another of its long-haul routes in the mid-year, as a measure to cut across the continent and spur the development of businesses. RwandAir is looking forward to launch flights to Guangzhou, China in May as part of its expansion plan in the aviation sector, which will add benefits to Rwanda and Africa. The […]

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Africa: Rwandair just made it big as it grabs US Aviation approval to fly Direct to USA

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Rwanda national carrier is set to fly directly to the United States after receiving Washington’s approval. RwandAir applied for the permit to operate direct flights between Kigali and the US in March 2017, with a target launch of August 1, 2018. The airline’s foreign air carrier permit allows it to “schedule and charter foreign air transportation of persons, property, and […]

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Africa: RwandAir begins four times Abuja-Kigali weekly flights,

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Rwanda national carrier, Rwand Air at the weekend flagged off its Abuja/ Kigali flights offering passengers from Nigeria’s political capital opportunity to connect to its global route network. This is in addition to daily Lagos /Kigali operated separately by the airline. The four weekly service according to its Country Manager, Ms Ibiyemi Odusi will now provide opportunity for government officials, […]

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Africa: Rwandair makes Aviation History as it appoints a Lady as New CEO

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The Rwandan government has appointed Ms. Yvonne Manzi Makolo as the new Chief Executive Officer of the country’s national carrier, RwandAir. She takes over at the helm of the airline alongside a growing number of professional women from the ‘Land of a Thousand Hills‘ who hold similar leadership positions, the latest such appointment being that of Michaella Rugwizangoga as CEO […]

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Africa: Rwandair sets to utilise its 5th Freedom rights in Nigeria with a maiden flight to Abuja May 2018

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Rwanda national carrier Rwandair is set to utilise its 5th Freedom rights granted it by the Nigerian government with a maiden flight to Abuja, the country’s capital on May 2018. According to atqnews.com, the bilateral airspace service agreement means that RwandAir can now operate another route into Nigeria to Abuja and also ply the Abuja-Yaoundé route without any limitations. The […]

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