Tag: RwandAir

RwandAir celebrates one year of direct flights to Paris

RwandAir is celebrating the first anniversary of its direct flights from Paris to Kigali, providing improved connectivity between Africa and Europe. Launched in June 2023, the flight operates three times a week. With RwandAir’s extensive network of destinations, the route allows travellers to c...

RwandAir takes off with daily direct flights to Kigali from London

RwandAir has begun its daily direct services between London Heathrow, Terminal 4 and Kigali as the airline grows to meet strong demand from the UK market. The additional direct flights mark a significant increase from the airline’s previous four-time weekly operation. All flights will be ope...

RwandAir enhances fleet with seventh Boeing 737

RwandAir enhances fleet with seventh Boeing 737

RwandAir is continuing its fleet expansion with the delivery of its seventh Boeing 737 aircraft. The Boeing 737-800, registered 9XR-WY, will be based at the carrier’s Kigali hub and will offer customers a leading experience in the skies. Operating throughout Africa and the Middle East, the a...

RwandAir set to launch daily direct London flights

Daily flights launch on 29 October 2023 RwandAir is to launch daily direct services between London Heathrow and Kigali this winter, as it continues to expand its European network and meet the extra demand for UK flights. The African airline, which has been operating from London since 2017, will ...

RwandAir celebrates a decade of flying to Accra

London, 20 July 2023: RwandAir is today celebrating ten years of flying to Ghana’s capital Accra, having launched services in July 2013. RwandAir operates the Boeing 737-800 between Kigali and Accra. The airline offers customers four flights a week between Kigali and Accra, on Monday, Wednes...

RwandAir starts its first-ever flights to Paris

RwandAir has today launched new direct flights to the popular city of Paris for the first time. Now customers can fly with RwandAir on the only direct service between Rwanda and France as the airline accelerates its ambitious growth strategy and adds a 25th destination to its route map. The ne...

RwandAir teams up with Basketball Africa League for a third successive year

RwandAir has become the official airline partner of the Basketball Africa League (BAL) through an extension of its highly successful sponsorship of the league for a third successive year. Through the partnership between BAL and the Rwanda Development Board, “Visit Rwanda” has been a Founding ...

RwandAir to start its first-ever direct flights to Paris

RwandAir is scheduled to launch new direct flights to the dazzling French capital of Paris for the first time on 27 June 2023. Customers can fly with RwandAir on the only direct service between Rwanda and France as the airline accelerates its ambitious growth strategy and adds a 25th destination ...

RwandAir and Turkish Airlines sign landmark codeshare agreement

RwandAir has signed a major new codeshare agreement with Turkish Airlines as it continues to expand its global reach. The new codeshare partnership will offer the African airline’s customers greater travel choices and seamless connection opportunities in both Kigali and Istanbul. RwandAir cu...

RwandAir continues fleet expansion with new wide-body jet

RwandAir has expanded its fleet with the delivery of its third long-haul aircraft. The Airbus A330-200, registered 9XR-WX, is based at the carrier’s Kigali hub, and offers customers a leading experience in the skies. The aircraft will allow the Rwandan carrier to further expand its long-haul...

RwandAir launches direct flights between London and Kigali

RwandAir will launch direct flights between London Heathrow and Kigali next month from 6 November 2022. The African airline has been operating flights to London via Brussels for the past five years, but from next month, these will be replaced with a new non-stop service to cater to increased cust...

RwandAir marks its fifth anniversary in Brussels

RwandAir celebrated five successful years of flying between Kigali and Brussels yesterday. RwandAir’s first flight between the two cities departed Kigali for Brussels on 14 July 2017, on one of the carrier's state-of-the-art Airbus A330s, linking Belgium with Rwanda in just over eight hours. ...

RwandAir reflect on highlights of CHOGM

During the summit, British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, Heathrow CEO, John Holland-Kaye and Executive Vice-President and Head of CDPQ Global and Global Head of Sustainability, Marc-Andre Blanchard met with RwandAir CEO, Yvonne Mokolo, who is set to become the first woman to serve as IATA’s Chair...

RwandAir CEO to serve as Chair of the Board of Governors for IATA

Appointment Announcement RwandAir’s CEO, Yvonne Manzi Makolo, is to serve as IATA’s Chair of the Board of Governors, from next June. The announcement, made at IATA's 78th Annual General Meeting in Doha, is welcome news for the leader of this fast-growing African carrier and will bring a un...

RwandAir welcomes the world to celebrate the Commonwealth in Rwanda

RwandAir is welcoming the world to Kigali as the city prepares to host leaders from around the world attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). Taking place between 20-26 June, and for the first time in a decade, CHOGM takes place in Africa with Rwanda the base nation for the...

.