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Accidents / Incidents

RwandAir Gisenyi Incident (April 2012)

Airbus A320 bird strike during the take off at Kigali in Rwanda

Hydraulic failure on Brussels Airlines flight to Kigali near Stuttgart

A Pilot Error has lead the Akagera Aviation Nyabihu crash

MH17 : Statement from Eugène-Richard Gasana the Permanent Representative of Rwanda to the United Nations and president of UN Council

Cessna 404 Cooper Skybird Air Charters (Kenya) Air Crash Victims Memorial at Gisenyi

A runway light power failure disrupts flights at Kigali Aiport

Rwanda Air Force Helicopter crashes in Rwanda. Everyone is safe

A Selex Falco Drone crashes in DR Congo. Similiar stories in Wales and Pakistan ?

Safe landing for a Brussels Airlines A330 departing to Kigali, after a burst on a nose gear tyre

A RwandAir B737-800 aircraft ran off from the runway during the taxi at Kigali

Fire at Nairobi Airport : Kigali – Nairobi – Kigali flights affected

Rwanda Civil Aviation releases final report of Akagera Aviation crash in 2011

Collision between a RwandAir and a Kenya Airways aircraft at Nairobi

Brussels Airlines A330 grounded at Kigali in 2006 [Mini Report]

RwandAir flight diverted to Muscat (Sultanate of Oman)

Brussels Airlines’s A330 hits a lighting pole at Kigali (Rwanda), during the push back

The Rwanda Accident and Incident Investigation board publishes a preliminary report on Akagera Aviation crash

EgyptAir incident at Nairobi distrubs Kenya-Rwanda flights

Aerospace / Defence

Rwanda Defence Forces / Rwanda Army 2014 Guide

USA plans to partner with Senegal, Ghana, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda to develop rapid response forces

University of Rwanda hosted the Fourth East African Astronomy workshop

Korea Aerospace University will establish a Training of Trainers (ToT) center at IPRC-Kigali.

RwandAir begins new rotations between Rwanda and Darfur for Rwanda Defence Force

SwiftAir operates flights between Juba and Kigali, for Rwanda Air Force officers

Ethiopian Airlines operates a special flights between Rwanda and Haiti, for Rwanda National Police

Rwanda Defence Force troops fly back from South Sudan aboard of RwandAir chartered flight

RwandAir begins rotations between Juba (South Sudan) and Kigali (Rwanda), for the Rwanda Defence Forces

IPRC Kigali Kicukiro Campus (Rwanda) signed a letter of intent with the Korea Aerospace University, in 2012.

Kagame : “No Rwandans troops in Mali”

SwiftAir (Spain) to airliflt RDF Air Force from Rwanda to South Sudan

Kagame accepts UN drones for DR Congo Conflict

RwandAir operates another flight to Darfur (Sudan)

RwandAir operates a special flight to Port Au Prince (Haiti)

Air Burundi

Air Burundi plans to resume flights between Kigali and Bujumbura, from 01 June 2013

Air Burundi takes delivery of its first brand new Xian MA60

Air Burundi orders two Xian MA60s :

Air Force / Police Air Wings

Rwanda Aviation Contingent returns home from UN Mission in South Sudan

Rwanda Air Force deploys a MI 17 to airlift Kiziguro wounded to the Kigali Hospital

Rwanda deploys MI 24s Hind while tensions rise with Democratic Republic of Congo

Rwanda in talks with South Korea to acquire the KT-1P aircraft ?

Rwanda Air Force Guide 2014

Rwanda Air Force M-17 airlifts wounded from Bor to Juba [South Sudan]

US Air Force [Africom] C-17s will airlift Rwandan troops to Bangui

India will deploy its new Boeing C-17 in Rwanda, this month, for Indian troops based in DR Congo

Rwanda Air Force training (MI-17 Unit) for United Nation Mission in Darfur

Rwanda Air Force airlifts 3 people from Nyagatare to Kigali

Brigadier General Joseph DEMALI the chief of Rwanda Air Force visits the Turkish School in Rwanda (Hope Kids Academy)

Drones Falco UAV : what are drones deployed in the great lakes region ?

Rwanda Air Force helps Burundians to fight the fire in the main Bujumbura market

Rwanda deploys more Helicopters to South Sudan

Rwanda Air Force Mi-17 modernization for missions in South Sudan

RwandAir operates a special flight to the South Sudan’s capital Juba.

Rwanda Air Force 2013 Guide

The Rwanda Police Air Wing supports police operations

Airports News

Airlines decry high fees at Kigali Airport

Article sans titre

Bilateral Service Air Agreements

Oman Air eyes Rwanda service, in the “next few years”, Oman Air CEO:

Rwanda’s BASA (Bilateral Service Air Agreement)

The Liberalization of the East African Sky is taking shape

Rwanda and Burundi sign a Bilateral Service Air Agreements

Rwanda Wants Nigeria to seal a Bilateral Air Service Agreement Deal

RwandAir plans to start service to Luanda (Angola) in 2015

Rwanda and Canada signed an Air Transport Agreement, in January 2013

Rwanda and Sudan sign a Bilateral Service Air Agreements

RwandAir gets traffic rights to fly to Amsterdam

Flights between Rwanda and Somalia by January 2013 ?

Infrastructures / Projects

New Bugesera Airport, in Rwanda.

MININFRA IMIHIGO 2016/17 (Aviation in Rwanda)

ATL Ltd (Rwanda), Mota Engil (Portugal) and Summa (Turkey) sign a MoU for the development of New Bugesera Airport

Rwanda Droneport Zipeline [Infos, Photos, Videos]

DHL will built a cargo terminal at Kigali Airport

New extension in project at Kigali Airport : departure lounge, new RwandAir lounge and walkway canopies

Rwanda Aviation Expansion to Boost the Economy

Rwanda inaugurates the first Doppler Radar Station, in Africa.

Kigali Airport Navigation, Communication, Infrastructure, News

Rwanda Transport Setcor Bulletin 2014/15: Kamembe & Gisenyi Airports upgrade Status (June 2015

Kamembe Airport re opening postponed to June 2015

Rwanda and Czech Republic sign defence pact including armament, anti-terrorism capabilities and training of soldiers

Kigali International Airport Expansion 70% completed

Aeroports de Lyon [France] could take part into the Bugesera Airport project

France plans to invest in Aviation

IATA (International Air Transport Association) will open a branch in Rwanda

The Governement of Rwanda plans to open an Air School by September 2013

Rwanda plans to issue another Eurobond next year, to fast-track the construction of the Bugesera Airport

Rwanda Aviation Master Plan

Techno Sky (Italy) wins a contrat with the Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority

Kigali (Rwanda) Airport gets two ultra modern Automated Passenger Clearance System

Comesa Air Traffic Center will be ready by 2017


Rwanda Airport Stastics

Airlines registered in Rwanda carried 626,925 passengers and operated 12,097 flights (2014)

Rwandan Aviation recorded one of highest capacity growth between 2010 and 2014, in East Africa

Rwanda Statistical YearBook 2013 : Air Transport Figures

Dramatic growth at Kigali, nearly 500 000 passengers travelled through the airport in 2012

Rwanda Statistical YearBook 2012 : Air Transport Figures

Rwanda is one of fastest growing air market

Kigali’s (Rwanda) Air Trafic to grow of 50%, in 2012

Various News

Rwanda & Bothar Ark

Afra Airways (Burundi) eyes Kigali route, from late summer 2016, using an ERJ-145

Regulation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones) in Rwanda

Rwanda Transport Sector Bulletin 2014/15 : Bugesera Airport Project Status (June 2015)

The Key to Unlocking Rwanda

Lufthansa and Rwandair to give discounts fares for the Hobe Rwanda event

Air Zimbabwe plans to serve Rwanda

Chantal Mucyo Karerangabo and Meron Mutesi Rugazora : Female Rwandese pilots deployed with UNMISS

Why cargo airlines “skip” Kigali ?

Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority plans to acquire a new Fire Truck

Rwanda attends toat the Air Traffic Control Global 2014 Exhibition and Conference in Beijing

a “Business Sweden” delegation eyes investments and opportunities in the Aviation Sector

Regional aviation officials meet over air travel costs

Kigali Aiport Police Officers arrest two foreign nationals with smuggled ivory

East African Community revises aviation examination system

Rwanda Agriculture – National Aeronautics and Space Administration DEVELOP Spring 2014

Kigali Airport Awards, Rankings,…..

First Annual Kite Festival in Rwanda

Rwanda creates new company to manage aviation activities

Rwandans attended at a Aircraft Accident Investigation Techniques Course conducted by the Singapore Aviation Academy

Rwanda hosts the first East African Community tripartite meeting on Airspace Management

A Swazi airline soon in Rwanda ?

Kigali Airport fire fighting training

“According to our projections, Kigali Airport will handle 600 000 passengers, in 2013 (280 000 in 2008) says Dr. Richard Masozera

Local Population decries delayed compensation about Bugesera Airport

Securiport Participates in 84th INTERPOL General Assembly.

East African Community Civil Aviation Authority pledges to improve security

Troubles of the main Kenyan refinery won’t affect Rwanda, says Governement

Minister J. P. Nsengimana to visit Kigali International Airport, today

Kigali Airport is a nightmare according to RwandAir’s CEO

Liberalisation of EAC air transport on course

No damages on the Gisenyi Airport (Rwanda), but avoid non essential journeys along the border.

Need to Visit the Kigali Airport ?

Police, army and civil officers complete a crisis management course

Low volume and High cost force cargo airlines to suspend flights to Kigali

The Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority carried out a succesful emergency exercise

The East African Aviation Safety Agency in the red

Air Tanzania

Air Tanzania plans to resume service to Kigali

Akagera Aviation [Rwanda]

Akagera Air Ambulance

Akagera Aviation launches Air Ambulance Service in Rwanda

Akagera Aviaton News

Rwanda from Above by Egide

Rwanda from Above with Akagera Aviation (Arabian Travel News)

Akagera Aviation arrives in the Burundian Market, from 13 December 2013

Akagera Aviation opens a forum on its website.

WMP Rwanda and Akagera Aviation made Air Transport Agreement

Akagera Aviation celebrates the arrival of its newest R44 Helicopter

Akagera Air School

Akagera Aviation to open a fixed wing air school, in Rwanda

11 graduates from Akagera Aviation School

Akagera Aviation will open the first licensed helicopter training school in East Africa, in September 2013

Los Angeles Helicopters Expands Pilot Training with Akagera Aviation

ASL Catering [Rwanda]

Newrest ASL Catering Rwanda News

Airline Services & Logistics Catering & Oil [Nigeria] confirms its arrival in Rwanda

Astral Aviation Cargo [Kenya]

Astral Aviation Kigali Timetables

Auric Air [Tanaznia]

Auric Air Kigali Timetables

Brussels Airlines

Hainan Airlines has added HU code on brussels airlines service to Kigali

Brussels Airlines wants to attract passengers living in South Kivu, to increase its trafic on the Brussels Kigali route,

Brussels Airlines Kigali Timetables

Brussels Airlines Timetables to Kigali from 27 October 2013 to 27 March 2014

[Canceled ]Brussels Airlines extends its 5 weekly service to 25 October 2013, instead of mid september 2013

Brussels Airlines shows its new Cabin in Rwanda

Brussels Airlines reduces flights to Rwanda from 30 October 2012 to 28 March 2013

Brussels Airlines to unveil its new long haul experience

Brussels Airlines adds a 5th weekly flight to Rwanda, from 01 JUN to 28 SEP 2012

Korongo Airlines (DR Congo) plans to fly to Rwanda

The Brussels Airlines’s parent company “Korongo” sets to fly from the Katanga capital to Rwanda

Brussels Airlines extends A330-200 operations to Rwanda

Brussels Airlines’s Summer 2012 season operation to Rwanda

Charter Airlines

Contact Airlines in Rwanda

FlyDubai Office in Kigali Rwanda

Nexus Aero / MAZ Aviation in Kigali (Rwanda)

South African Airways office in Kigali (Rwanda)

Air Uganda office in Kigali (Rwanda)

Rwanda Civil Aviation, Rwanda Air Force,SP Aviation contacts in Kigali (Rwanda)

RwandAir Offices

Turkish Airlines office in Kigali (Rwanda)

Qatar Airways office in Kigali (Rwanda)

Ethiopian Airlines and Ethiopian Cargo offices in Kigali (Rwanda)

AF KLM Martinair Cargo / Kenya Airways office in Kigali (Rwanda)

Brussels Airlines & Brussels Airlines Cargo office in Kigali (Rwanda)

Akagera Aviation office in Kigali (Rwanda)

Changi Airport Grp [Singapore]

Disrupted Flights

Collapse / Events / Strikes

Rwanda Airport closures

RwandAir Events

RwandAir will resume flights to Juba from, 01 March 2014

Shortage of fuel persists at Mombasa Airport.

Brussels Airlines events to, from or at Kigali

South African Airways (SAA) technical staffers begin strike. RwandAir flights could be disrupted

National strike in Belgium could affect Brussels Airlines operation to Rwanda

Strikes / Bad Weather 2010 – August 2013


Turkish Airlines flights disrupted to and from Kigali


EgyptAir plans to start Kigali service, 27 April 2019

EgyptAir postponnes the launching of flights to Kigali, but starts code share to Kigali

Ethiopian Airlines / Cargo

Ethiopian Airlines Kigali Timetables

Ethiopian Airlines applies for rights to operate a Addis Kigali Bloemfontein (South Africa) service

Ethiopian Airlines will provide mobile payment, by end of the year.

Ethiopian Aviation Academy graduates 11 Rwandans

Ethiopian Airlines to become the RwanndAir strategic partner ?

Ethiopian Airlines and Singapore Airlines begins the partnership on the Addis Ababa – Kigali service, from 09 December 2013

Ethiopian Airline summer 2013 flights to Rwanda

Ethiopian Cargo adds a 2nd weekly service to Kigali with a new routing : Addis Juba Kigali Bujumbura Addis

Ethiopian Airlines Cargo starts cargo service between Rwanda and Republic of Congo

Ethiopian Cargo adds more cargo capcity to Rwanda with Boeing MD-11 Freighter

B787-800 Dreamliner visits Rwanda for the first time

Ethiopian Airlines’s B787 Dreamliner to fly to Rwanda, on 11 SEP 2012

Ethiopian Airlines replaces the Q400 by the 737 on the daily overnight flight to Rwanda

Ethiopian Airline summer 2012 flights to Rwanda

Ethiopian Airlines adds more seating capacity to Rwanda


FlyDubai opens a country office

FlyDubai Kigali Timetables

FlyDubai unveils Summer 2015 (S15) timetables to and from Kigali

FlyDubai starts Dubai – Kigali services, from 27 September 2014

FastJet.com [Tanzaniat]

FastJet Tanzania gets the permission from Ugandans Authorities to fly between Kigali and Entebbe

Is FastJet is behind Lady Lori ? As Lady Lori has granted license to fly to Kigali.

FastJet service to Kigali, put in hold.

GainJet [Greece]

GainJet Aviation (Greece) will open its first African office in Rwanda, this year

Coastal Aviation [Tanzania]

Coastal Aviation [Tanzania] starts Kigali Rubondo Island [Tanzania] daily service, from 1st June 2016

Coastal Aviation (Tanzania) Kigali 2012-2013-2014

Governors Aviation [Kenya]

JamboJet [Kenya Low Cost]

Jambo Jet (Kenya Airways’s Low Cost) set to start flights on 1 April 2014. Kigali among its destinations.

Kenya Airways’s low cost “JamboJet” eyes Rwanda

Jobs Vacancies

Jobs Vacancies Tourism & Hospitality in Rwanda

Jobs Vacancies Tourism & Hospitality in Rwanda October 2014

Jobs Vacancies Tourism & Hospitality in Rwanda September 2014

Jobs Vacancies Tourism & Hospitality in Rwanda August 2014

Jobs Vacancies Tourism & Hospitality in Rwanda July 2014

Jobs Vacancies 2014

Aviation Jobs in Rwanda November 2014

Jobs Vacancies in the Rwanda Aviation October 2014

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Jobs Vacancies in the Rwanda Aviation August 2014

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Jobs Vacancies in the Rwanda Aviation March 2014

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Jobs Vacancies in the Rwanda Aviation January 2014

Jobs Vacancies 2012-2013

Jobs Vacancies in the Rwanda Aviation December 2013

Jobs Vacancies in the Rwanda Aviation November 2013

Jobs Vacancies in the Rwanda Aviation October 2013

Jobs Vacancies in the Rwanda Aviation September 2013

Jobs Vacancies in the Rwanda Aviation August 2013

Jobs Vacancies in the Rwanda Aviation July 2013

Jobs Vacancies in the Rwanda Aviation June 2013

Jobs Vacancies in the Rwanda Aviation May 2013

Jobs Vacancies in the Rwanda Aviation April 2013

Jobs Vacancies in the Rwanda Aviation March 2013

Jobs Vacancies in the Rwanda Aviation February 2013

Jobs Opportunities in the Rwandan Aviation January 2013

Job Opportunities in the Rwanda Aviation Industry August 2012

Job Opportunities in the Rwanda Aviation Industry June 2012

Job Opportunities in the Rwanda Aviation Industry May 2012

Job Opportunities in the Rwanda Aviation Industry March 2012

Job Opportunities in the Rwanda Aviation Industry February 2012

Job Opportunities in the Rwanda Aviation Industry January 2012

Jobs Vacancies 2015

Aviation Jobs in Rwanda December 2015

Aviation Jobs in Rwanda November 2015

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Jobs Vacancies 2016

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Aviation Jobs in Rwanda March 2016

Aviation Jobs in Rwanda February 2016

Aviation Jobs in Rwanda January 2016

Kenya Airways / Cargo

Kenya Airways Kigali Timetables

Airtel Rwanda inks ticket payment deal with Kenya Airways

Officials to meet over Kenya Airways refusal to allow travellers with IDs

Kenya Airways and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines expand their cooperation on the Amsterdam Kigali service, from 01 January 2014

Saudi Cargo resumes Nairobi hub, expands service to Kigali via a patnership with Kenya Airways / Cargo and Astral Aviation

Kenya Airways timetables to and from Kigali Summer and Winter 2014

Etihad Airways and Kenya Airways expand partnership (Code Share) to Kigali, from 01 July 2013

Kenya Airways Cargo announces Rwanda service in coming month

Etihad Airways to start code share service between Nairobi (Kenya) and Kigali (Rwanda)?

Kenya Airways reduces flights to Rwanda, from 28 OCT 2012

Korea Aerospace

KLM [Netherlands]

KLM Amsterdam – Kigali – Amsterdam Winter Timetables 2015 / 2016

KLM adds more seat capacity for summer 2015 season

KLM adds A330-300 to Kigali, from November 2014

KLM is the best Service Provider in Airlines Category

KLM will offer special fares for Rwandans young entrepreneurs

KLM to fly daily between Amsterdam and Kigali (Rwanda), from 05 April to 24 October 2013

KLM to provide a daily service to Kigali, all the year round

KLM adds a 6th weekly flight, from 31 OCT 2012, on the Amsterdam-Rwanda service (CANCELED)

Air France adds code share on the Amsterdam – Rwanda flights

Lufthansa Consulting

Governement in contact with Luftansa Consulting for a new feasibility study, for the Bugesera Airport

Martinair Cargo [Netherlands]

Martinair Cargo increases the Amsterdam Kigali cargo service, in August 2015

Martinair Cargo unveils its Winter timetables between Amsterdam and Rwanda

NAS Aviation [Kuwait]

Nexus Aero [Saudi Arabia]

Nexus Aero becomes the first and only approved provider to teach Aircraft Flight Dispatcher program

Nexus Aero (Saudi Arabia) to open a Flight Operation Center (FOC) in Rwanda

Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways Cargo Kigali Timetables

British Airways will provide line maintenance services for Qatar Airways at Kigali

Rwandan woman nominated among the best Qatar Airways employees

Qatar Airways reduces Kigali servie to 6 flights a week until 07 November 2014. Daily service backs on 08 November

Qatar Airways upgrades baggage allowances

Royal Air Maroc & Qatar Airways expands code share service on the Doha Kigali route

Airlines : Qatar Airways provides the best customer service in Rwanda according the Service Mag readers

Qatar Airways Kigali Timetables

Qatar Airways donates to the Gisimba Memorial Center (Rwanda)

Qatar Airways Increases Cargo Capacity for Rwandans Traders

Qatar Airways & Holidays launche website for Rwanda.

Qatar Airways simplifies travel payements for Rwandans passengers

Qatar Airways to operate direct flights from Kigali (Rwanda) to Dubai ?

Qatar Airways comes in Rwanda

Qatar Airways adjustments on flights to Rwanda

Qatar Airways to start daily flights to Kigali (Rwanda), from 21 march 2012


RwandAir Destinations & Flight Schedules

RwandAir Cape Town Timetables

RwandAir / Bamako / Conakry / Dakar Timetables

RwandAir Brussels-London Gatwick Timetables

RwandAir Cotonou Timetables

RwandAir Johannesburg Timetables

RwandAir Dar Es Salaam / Kilimanjaro Timetables

RwandAir Lusaka Timetables

RwandAir Kamembe Timetables

RwandAir Accra / Lagos Timetables

RwandAir Brazzaville / Douala / Libreville timetables

RwandAir eyes United Kingdom as the first destination in Europe.

Proflight Zambia announces a code share deal with RwandAir

RwandAir eyes more routes from Entebbe (Bujumbura, Dar Es Salaam and Johannesburg)

RwandAir starts Entebbe Nairobi service and increases Nairobi service from 10 January 2015

RwandAir Dubai & Mombasa Timetables

RwandAir Harare / Lusaka Timetables

RwandAir Abidjan Timetables

RwandAir Mumbai timetables

RwandAir makes some adjustments on its service to Dubai and Mombasa

RwandAir plans to resume service to Kamembe, from 15 June 2015.

RwandAir reduces Lagos / Accra service till early June 2015

RwandAir Bujumbura Timetables

RwandAir Entebbe / Nairobi Timetables

RwandAir starts Kigali -Lusaka (Zambia)- Johannesburg service, from 27 March 2015

RwandAir Fleet

RwandAir eyes narrow body aircraft, for Rwanda-Europe flights, during the low season: A321 Long Range or B737-700

RwandAir Airbus A330 NEO

RwandAir takes delivery of its 2nd Bombardier Q400NG

First flight for the RwandAir Q400NG

First RwandAir B737-500 left the fleet

RwandAir B787 Dreamliner

RwandAir takes delivery of its second CRJ-900NG, and plans B787 Dreamliner aquicistion

First picture of the 1st RwandAir’s CRJ900NG (9XR-WH)

RwandAir announces delivery date for its two CRJ-900NGs

RwandAir Fleet / RwandAir Aircraft / RwandAir Planes

RwandAir’s Dash 8-100 now in full livery

RwandAir sells its two CRJ-200LRs, and plans to acquire bigger regional jets

RwandAir Maintenance

Lufthansa Technik to provide technical support for RwandAir’s A330 fleet

Ethiopian Airlines and RwandAir Sign Technical Support Agreement –

RwandAir selects Alkym Management and Control System (Volartec) for aircraft maintenance

Iberia and RwandAir sign a maintenance partnership

RwandAir Orders, Services, Results

Air Mauritius in talks, with Kenya Airways, RwandAir & South African Airways, to set up an African Airlines Alliance (Air Mauritius)

Aviation Sans Frontières, Airbus & RwandAir, load 1,2t of cargo to Rwanda, for Caritas

Fake visas cost RwandAir close $20 million (N8b) on the Lagos-Dubai route, since July 2016. RwandAir rejects accusations.

Rwanda Transport Sector Bulletin 2014/15 : RwandAir (June 2015)

Egypt and Rwanda to strengthen Aviation Cooperation.

Jovago Partners With Rwandair In Ghana

RwandAir Passengers Traffic

RwandAir Travel Exhibition News

RwandAir orders two Boeing 737-800s

Rwanda Aviation Summits / Conferences /

Etihad Airways dismisses talks with RwandAir

RwandAir to ferry Chipolopolo fans for Kenya match

RwandAir launches special fares for Rwandans, flying on the domestic flights

RwandAir Dream Miles launches Global Travel Wallet

Despite cloudy skies, RwandAir is flying to great height

RwandAir selects Rockwell Collins’ ARINC to enhance passenger processing, at Kigali Airport

RwandAir to offer free tickets to South African Golf Tournament winners

RwandAir to break even by 2018, eyes more routes in Africa.

RwandAir chooses airport.tv (Provantage Media Group) to promote its brand at Lusaka and Johannesburg Airports

RwandAir relocates from Terminal 1 to Terminal 2 at Dubai

RwandAir orders two A330s.

RwandAir will add a Dash Q400 and a Boeing 737-800 respectively in 2015 and in 2016

RwandAir unveils a new 5 Year strategic plan. Dreamliner will be delivered later 2016

Welcome to Yannick Toch, the first Rwandan First Officer on RwandAir Q400NG

Former Ethiopian Airlines Executive Gobena Mikael joins RwandAir as a New General Manager Commercial –

Twenty airlines, including RwandAir, have written an open letter to South African government warning about the impact of new visa requirements.

Ebola : Rwanda steps up surveillance

RwandAir and 3Green case study: the benefits of professional aviation consultancy

RwandAir Safety, IOSA, IATA,…….

RwandAir eyes India & China routes, via Dubai, from late 2016, with A330s

RwandAir The Official Airline Partner for 2014 Kilimanjaro Marathon

Kenyan Football Team Gor Mahia will fly on RwandAir to Libreville Gabon, for the Champions League

Biography of Jean-Bosco Murabukirwa the Rwandan Captain on RwandAir B737NGs

RwandAir Launches New Website Mobile Version

Rwandans Pilots, Engineers,…..working for RwandAir

A former station manager in Uganda “in battle” with RwandAir

RwandAir pilot visits the Turkish School to provide lessons about aeronautical

RwandAir, Ethiopian Airlines & Air Uganda provide discount fares for Transform Africa 2013

Best Regional Airlines in Africa : RwandAir ranked 6th (SkyTrax)

RwandAir appoints a new country manager in Nigeria and in Tanzania

RwandAir Manager Wants More Facilities for Nigerian Airports

RwandAir and Big Brother Africa

RwandAir Ground and On Board Services

Pilots training will reduce plane crashes – Lilian Kyatengwa,(RwandAir)

RwandAir office at Lagos Airport soon relocated

RwandAir takes over Kenya Airways Cargo handling at Kigali

This week RwandAir provided 17 952 seats on its African network. 9th airline in Africa

RwandAir is the official airline for CIO Awards

RwandAir to attend at Routes Africa 2013 in Uganda

RwandAir CEO John Mirenge elected at the AFRAA Executive Committee.

RwandAir Eyes Pilots

RwandAir has appointed Holiday Aviation as its GSA in South Africa.

RwandAir pilot visits the Turkish School to give lessons about aeronautical

After Rwandans Medias, the Rwanda singer Cecile Kayirebwa now sues RwandAir

2nd RwandAir B737-700 performed test flights on 14 June 2013

RwandAir to be listed in 2013 or 2014 ?

RwandAir leases a Dash 8-100 from ALS Airlines, 500 000 passengers in 2013 ?

RwandAir’s website is now alive

RwandAir records a dramatric growth in 2012

First RwandAir’s Commercial Ad

Women in the Rwandan Aviation

Eurosky Cargo Group (Netherlands) starts patnership with RwandAir

RwandAir at Routes Africa 2012

The Rwandan Prime Minister visits RwandAir and Akagera Aviation

RwandAir orders a Q400NG

RwandAir orders two CRJ-900NGs (Next Generation) with two in options

RwandAir Safety Film by IFE Services

RwandAir announces delays for new regional jets deliveries

RwandAir named official airline for the first East Africa Business Summit in South Africa

RwandAir Booking / Online Check In / Bagage Policy / Cargo

Former Ethiopian Airline’s CEO Girma Wake joins RwandAir

RwandAir adds a second Dash 8-100

RwandAir secures a new loan from PTA Bank for a new plane

RwandAir Destinations & Flight Schedules Archives

RwandAir Abuja Timetables

Rwanda’s ambassador to Senegal says that RwandAir will fly to Senegal, in 2015

RwandAir starts daily service between Entebbe and Juba, from 04 August 2014

RwandAir adds Abuja to its network and plans daily service to Lagos

[CANCELED] RwandAir plans to increase services to Mombasa and Dubai, from 30 March 2014

RwandAir begins to split Kilimanjaro / Dar Es Salaam services from 30 March 2014

RwandAir postopones only the launching of flights to Douala

RwandAir shelves planned service inscrease to Johannesurg

RwandAir adds a 4th weekly service to South Sudan.

RwandAir announces summer timetables to Dubai, Johannesburg and Mombasa

RwandAir opens bookings between Kilimanjaro and Dar Es Salaam, from 01 June 2013

RwandAir Central Africa Operation Changes (Brazzaville / Douala / Libreville)

RwandAir and Turkish Airlines begin a partnership on the Kigali Istanbul route

RwandAir has decided to stop Rubavu (Gisenyi) service, due to the war in Kivu Region

RwandAir makes some adjustments on flights to Kamembe (Rwanda)

RwandAir suspends flights to Gisenyi (Rwanda)

RwandAir to fly to Ghana, South Sudan and Zanzibar Zimbabwe and Cape Town in 2013

RwandAir makes some adjustments on flights to Kamembe-Cyangugu (Rwanda)

RwandAir suspends flights to Mwanza

RwandAir resumes Mombasa (Kenya) – Dubai flights, from 28 January 2013

RwandAir adds flights to Lagos (Nigeria), for the African Nations Cup 2013 ?

RwandAir makes some adjustments on flights to Tanzania, from 27 January 2013.

RwandAir adds B737-700 on the Entebbe flights

RwandAir reduces flights to Lagos (Nigeria), from 25 January 2013

[CANCELED] RwandAir adds more flights to Kenya and Uganda, from 25 January 2013

Kigali-Gisenyi flights temporarily suspended, in January 2013 ?

RwandAir introduces the CRJ-900NG to Burundi and Mwanza (Tanzania)

RwandAir adds flights to Dubai, Johannesburg and Lagos

RwandAir keeps its three weekly service to Rubavu – Gisenyi (Rwanda)

RwandAir starts BUS Service to Rubavu – Gisenyi (Rwanda), after the suspension of the Air Service

RwandAir’s East African Operations changements

RwandAir adds more flights to Nigeria

RwandAir announces CRJ-900NG routes

RwandAir first CRJ-900 destinations and more flights to, Congo, Uganda, Dubai, South Africa and Gabon

RwandAir Nairobi operation changes

RwandAir announces daily flights to Nigieria

RwandAir adds flights to Nairobi

RwandAir to start flights to Mwanza (Tanzania)

RwandAir adds more flights to Tanzania

RwandAir makes some adjustments on its Dubai flights

RwandAir makes some adjustments on flights to Nigeria

RwandAir adds more flights to Gisenyi & Kamembe – Bukavu (Rwanda – DR Congo)

RwandAir adds 3 more weekly flights to Entebbe (Uganda)

RwandAir cancels planned Johannesburg service increase

RwandAir shelves planned Kamembe & Gisenyi service increase

RwandAir makes some ajdustements on its East African network

CORRECTION : RwandAir adds more flights to Johannesburg (South Africa)

RwandAir adds more flights to its domestic destinations.

RwandAir to serve Uganda with B737s

RwandAir announces news destinations for 2012

TempusJet [USA]

South African Express Airways

Airlink & South African Express Airways apply service between Johannesburg and Kigali

Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines news in Rwanda (fares, sponsoring, events,….)

Turkish Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines end code share agreement on Addis Ababa Kigali service, from 25 October 2014

Turkish Airlines adds a 6th weekly flight to Kigali, from 27 OCT 2013. Daily service from 14 NOV 2013

Turkish Cargo adds Truck service between Rwanda and Uganda

Turkish Airlines timetables to and from Kigali (Rwanda)

Turkish Cargo timetables Kigali

Turkish Airlines adds a 5th weekly flight to Rwanda, from 2 November 2012

Win a free ticket on Turkish Airlines, with MTN Rwanda

Turkish Airlines to replace the B737-800 by the B737-900ER to Rwanda, from 28 OCT 2012

Turkish Airlines to start flights to Rwanda, from 16 MAY 2012

Tourism News in Rwanda


Tourism arrivals in Rwanda, in 2012

Tourism receipts up by 4% , while Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda showcase joint tourist visa at ITB

World tourism projected to grow 4.5% this year

Tourism Still Country’s Leading Foreign Exchange Earner

Rwanda Tourism Sector records a strong growth during the first semester

$310 million investment in the Tourism Sector, in 2012

Rwanda Tourism Sector generated $71.5 million from January to March

USA, India, UK, Belgium and Germany are top 5 markets for Rwandan tourism (outside Africa)

Rwanda attracted 1,075,829 visitors in 2012

Tourism Exhibition

For its debut at the IMEX, ‘Remarkable Rwanda’ attracts business worth millions to become a MICE destination

RDB wins a bronze medalat the China Outbound Travel & Tourism Market and launches a Chinese website

Virunga Safari Lodge among nominees for the 2015 Safari Awards

Rwanda confirms its presence for the INDABA 2014, in South Africa

Rwanda wins its 5th best exhibitor Award at ITBBerlin

Good feedback for the Rwandan Stands at the World Travel Market 2013

Rwanda Development Board & Rwandair to at the Akwaaba African Travel Market, in Nigeria

Serena Kigali Hotel is the best Hotel in Rwanda in 2013

Primatologist Jane Goodall Visits Rwanda Project

World Tourism Organization chief meets President Paul Kagame

Rwanda shines at the ITB Berlin 2013 the world’s leading travel show

Various News

Is Rwanda is really ready to become a “medical tourism” destination ?

The growing quandary of dark tourism

TV10 journalists visit the Akagera National Park

RDB to Focus on Tourism in 2014/15 Budget and launches a bureau to boost tourism

Rwanda Restores Ecosystems, Generating Record Tourism and New Opportunities for Growth

Rwanda and Burundi enhance cooperation in parks conservation

Rwanda Development Board will Rwanda CEOs in Hospitality

Rwandan among the 22 finalists for the Rolex 2014 Enterprise Awards

Did you know it ? 2 939 Australians visited the Volcanoes National Park in 2013. Stephen Scourfield is one of them

Rwanda tour operators target Dutch visitors

Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda Launch Single Tourist Visa

Top 10 affordable safaris in east Africa : Track chimpanzees in Rwanda

Despite the growth, Rwanda tourism industry suffers of a lack of staff skills

Global chains, direct flights and a state-of-the-art conference centre for Rwanda

Trade fair in Brazzaville to boost tourism and trade for Rwanda

Illegal Activities Threatening Bird Watching Industry

“Kiwita Izina” Gorilla Naming Event Awarded For Tourism Innovation

Rwanda Ranked 6th in the ‘Top 10 Countries’ List of ‘Rough Guides’ –

Rwanda: Replicate Volcanoes Tourism Model

Conservationists Report Unusual “Gorilla Boom” in Rwanda

Works to re introduce Lions, this year, in the Akagera National Pak are now completed

No poaching in May 2014 in the Akagera National Park, the first time since 5 years

The Visa Global Travel Intentions unveils a survey showing key concerns by tourists

Rwanda in top five hot tourism destinations for 2014

National Geographic Travel names Nyungwe Forest on its 20 Best of the World list

Reforms in the tourism industry are paying off, [ World Bank Africa Tourism Report 2013]

The North Gate of the Akagera Park now re-opens under conditions

Musanze eyes tourism boost

Animal exhibition to boost cultural tourism

Governement launches officially “The Kivu Belt Tourism Master Plan”

Tourism sector stakeholders urged to support park communities

Travel advice at the DR Congo – Rwanda boarder

Medical Tourism : Appolo Hospitals (India) Asia’s Largest Hospital Group plans to open an hospital in Rwanda

Single Tourist Visa to Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya

Karongi will host the first environnement museum in Africa

“Rwanda should Diversify Tourism Sector” , according to OD Business Development

Kenya and Rwanda enhance cooperation in the Tourism sector

Nepal firm wins a consulting contrat for the construction of a cable car on the Karisimbi Mount

Meets Rick Asumbuko tour guide at Nyungwe Forest, since 1987

First Indians Pilgrims arrive at Kibeho

19 years after the Genocide, Rwanda is a model for sustainable tourism

The former Rwanda’s State House is now a major museum and leisure centre

How revenues park benefit to the local population (Nyungwe Forest)

Kitwa Izina (Gorilla Naming Ceremony) : a showcase to promote Rwandan Culture

Rwanda wants to regulate Tourism sector

Eastern Province Plans to Diversify Tourism

Rwanda invests in Musanze Caves Complex

Private investors to run tourism business in parks

Rica Rwigamba is new head of regional tourism body

How Rwanda Can Become a Medical Tourist Destination

Rwanda among top 10 places to see animals in the Wild

Akagera Park Gets New Facilities

Rwanda ranked among the 25 friendliest country in the World, for tourists

Nearly 6 millions viewers have watched the Top Gear Episode about Rwanda

Rwanda eyes Medical Tourism

Rwanda eyes Russia and China markets

Rwandan Visa : new rules for Africans travelers from 01 January 2013

Reports : photos & videos

Ces 20 parcs naturels Africains qui vont vous faire rêver

Rwanda offers magical encounter with endangered gorillas

Ahead of World Elephant Day, Akagera Park starts to collar elephants with GPS

Le Rwanda, un trésor caché de l’Afrique

Former refugee makes good in Rwanda tourism

Celebration of the World Migratory Bird Day 2014 in the Akagera National Park

Nyungwe kids birdwatching club visited the Akagera National Park

Akagera: Rwanda’s beacon of hope

In the footsteps of gorillas : Indian tourist visits Rwanda [The Hindu.com]

Postcards from readers: Kwitonda silverback in Rwanda

The night life in the Akagera National Park

Discover the Ruzizi Tented Lodge, Akagera National Park

Python devours crocodile in Rwanda in the Akagera National Park

Why to visit Rwanda ? Here are 12 good reasons

Last Mountains Gorillas

Adventure in the midst of the gorillas of Rwanda

Gorillas in the Mist : 25 Things You Didn’t Know about the film

World-class service exists in Rwanda, too.

Rwandans pupils get conservation lessons in the Akagera National Park

Natural Beauty in East Africa : Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda

Akagera National Park workers get a new unifrom

Kay Sun Hotel: African Cuisine in Exotic Setting

Akagera National Park gets electrical fencing

Interview of Rica RWIGAMBA Head of Rwanda Tourism and Conservation

10 Astounding Wildlife Photos Up For Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Nkombo Island: Lake Kivu’s hidden jewel

Aerial Census at the Akagera National Park [August 2013]

Volcanoes National Park among 7 of Africa’s Finest Safari Destinations

1994 Genocide : Rwanda is becoming a new “disaster tourism” destination

Rwandan Adventures – African adventures by bicycle and by foot!

Pakistani working for the Rwanda Developpment Board, impressed by the Rwanda Tourisim Sector

Martin Aviator Motel, a motel near the Kigali Kanombe Airport

My Planet TV (Russia) promotes Rwandan tourism in Russia

Dubai World Nyungwe Forest Lodge : Rwanda’s top luxury safari lodge

Gorilla Photography in Rwanda

Eco-tourism thrives despite history of conflict

Video: How tourism is helping Rwanda’s gorillas, ex-poachers

Les beautés du Rwanda

BBC Report about Kigali City

Rwanda a haven for nature lovers

Tribute to Rwanda by Proud Rwanda

Video: 2 Weeks In Rwanda

Kwita Izina 2004 -2014

Gorillas Babies and Gorillas Namers at Kwita Izina

Kwita Izina 2014 “World Press Review” on Travel Websites

Kwita Izina “Gorilla Naming ” 2013

A new gorilla baby comes into the world in National Park

Rwanda News

2nd Turkey – Rwanda Business Forum and Exhibition at Istanbul

Obama to visit Rwanda at the end of June ?

The Rwanda Housing Authority begins investigations about the Nyagatare building collapse

Meet Jimmy Lacroix who works for the Rwandan National Cycling Team

Hundreds Pupils Dropped out of school in Rwinkwavu Sector

Rwanda could become an “African Tiger” by 15-20 years according to IMF Africa

L’étonnant retour du Rwanda sur les marchés

Georgetown Qatar students return from Rwanda study tour

The Governement in final Consultations on Marriage Age

Energy and Water Sanitation Authority announces the end of disruptions today

Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda hands himself in in Rwanda

Rwandan President Paul Kagame in Mexico City

Rwanda will strengthen bilateral cooperation with Mali

French students want to develop sport in Gahanga (Rwanda)

Finding Hillywood [2013] : inside the Rwandan Film Industry

Korea Telecom will deploy the 4G network in Rwanda

Two Rwandans Volley Ball teams will attend to World Cup in 2013 : Is the Rwandan Volley Ball is on the rise ?

Kimuhurura residents send a petition to the President, about their eviction

Fitch Ratings talks about the aid suspension to Rwanda

Fitch Ratings talks about the aid cut to Rwanda

Aid Suspension : What are consequences on the Rwandan Economy ? Read the interview of the IMF resident representative to Rwanda.

Heavy rains at Kigali (Rwanda) kills 5 people and destroys 270 houses

Aid suspended : Rwanda’s Parliament Approves Revised Budget for fiscal year 2012/13

EAX Rwanda : Rwanda to host the East African Stock Exchange

“Unclassifiable” Reports


Genocide against Tutsis in 1994 [From 7 April 1994 to 4 July 1994 ]

Une Parodie de Rendez vous en terre inconnue, sur le Génocide contre les tutsi

Kanombe Military Hospital staff provide free treatment to Genocide survivors

Rwanda Police and Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority pay tribute to the victims of the Genocide

Rwanda: l’enquête manipulée

Au Rwanda, les cicatrices du passé peinent à se refermer

PHOTOS : 19th Commemoration of the Genocie against Tutsi in Paris

19th Commemoration of the Genocide against Tutsi in the World


Articles archives

Emirates SkyCargo brings Measles-Rubella combined Vaccine to Rwanda

Precision Air plans to fly to Kigali (Rwanda), from Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania)

A Nigerian VIP Airline (Evergreen Apple) plans to open a maintenance facility in Rwanda

Giant US Firm General Electric plans further investments in the Rwandan Aviation Sector

BMI terminates code share flights to Rwanda, from 08 JUL 2012

Korean Air starts charters flights to Kenya

Turkish Airlines starts flights to Somalia, from 6 March 2012

Is the end for Air Zimbabwe ?

The Dreamliner lands in Africa

Qatar Airways & Emirates Airlines Group Kigali (Rwanda)

RwandAir destination n ° 3

Air Uganda Kigali

Rwandan Destinations n°2

Rwandan Aviation in the press

RwandAir Fleet

RwandAir Dates Archives

Rwanda Airport News

RwandAir Services, Orders, Results

RwandAir Destinations

Brussels Airlines & Turkish Airlines Rwanda

South African Airways, Brisith Midland International and Egytpair Rwanda

Rwandan Airlines , Akagera Aviation,Tempus Jet, Air Burundi,…. :

Kenya Airways Astral Aviation Rwanda

Ethiopian Airlines Rwanda

KLM Airlines Rwanda

Air Uganda

Air Uganda and RwandAir sign a new code share agreement

Air Uganda cancels service to Kigali, from 30 March 2014, till a later time

Air Uganda to fly daily to Rwanda

Air Uganda reduces flights to Rwanda

Air Uganda adds more flights to Rwanda

Air Uganda reduces flights to Rwanda, and terminates code share with RwandAir

Air Uganda to fly between Kigali and Bujumbura

Rwandan Aviation 2010-2011

South African Airways resumes code share agreement with RwandAir, from 09 December 2013

South African Airways offers free airport transfers to business class passengers

South African Airways is the world’s most on time airline

Passengers flying to or from Rwanda : South African Airways moves to Piece Baggage Concept

South African Airways makes some adjustments on flights to Rwanda

South African Airways restarts flights to Rwanda, six years after its suspension

Accidents & Incidents

Rwanda Air Force

Hotels / Tour Operators

Wyndham Hotel Group the World’s Largest hotel company eyes Rwandan Market

Tune Hotel (Malaysia) and Onomo Hotel eye Rwandan Market

Travel agency Paralela 45 sees a strong demand from Romania for Africans Trips

Azalai Hotels (Mali) chooses Rwanda to open its first Hotel in East Africa

CityBlue Hotels enters in Kenyan and Ugandan market, eyes Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Nigeria by 2017

Rwanda among top 10 targets for global hotels s in sub-Saharan Africa

Serena Receives Food Safety Certificate

City Lodge Group (South Africa) eyes Rwandan Market

French Group Louvre Hotels (Starwood Hotel) confirms its arrival in Rwanda

Emirates Holidays franchise (Emirates Group) will launch travel packages in Rwanda

Sheraton Kigali to Open in 2023

Huge fines for La Palisse and Alpha Palace Hotels about waste disposal

Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge among top 25 Resorts & Safari Camps in Africa

Several lodges closed in Rubavu District

Aman Resorts (Indonesia) eyes Rwandan Market

Hôtel des Mille Collines will be managed by Kempinski, Kigali.

Travel Marvel (Australia) adds Rwanda to its portafolio to meet the demand

Chez Lando onwer visits Wagoner resort (Oklahoma), through Peace Through Business Program

Pictures of the Kigali Park Inn By Radisson Hotel

Radisson Hotel & Convention Center opening postponed to early 2015

Lybia will upgrade Umubano Hotel, 5 star classification planned

Akilah Institute for Women opens a campus in Bugesera

Protea Hotels Kigali Rwanda

Rwanda Tourism University College hosts a Tourism Conference

Diar Capital (Abu Dhabi) plans to open a third hotel in Rwanda, in 2013

Serena Hotel starts Hospitality program

Kigali Rwanda Marriott Status

Les Roches (Swiss) and Rwanda plan a Joint Venture for the opening of a Hospitality school in Rwanda

Rwanda to resume Hotel Ranking this month

Florida based Travel Agency opens an office in Kigali (Rwanda)

Asia to Africa Safaris opens an office in Singapore, to attract more Singaporeans tourists to Rwanda

FESPAD (Pan African Dance Festival) to showcase Rwanda as events destination

Umubano privatisation on hold

Chinese set to build the first Sheraton Hotel in Rwanda

Asian Overland Services Tours and Travel (Malaysia) to launch Gorilla tours in Rwanda

Intrav Private Jet [USA]

Intrav Private Jet (USA) will launch “7 Wonders” global package, in 2015, including Rwanda.

TCS Starquest Expedition [USA]

TCS & Starquest Expeditions ( UK ) will operate a special flight to Rwanda, for the fourth year in row

TCS & Starquest Expeditions ( UK ) to provide a special flight to Rwanda, for the third year in row

History, Geography, Economy

DHL Rwanda

Royal Air Maroc

Royal Air Maroc soon at Kigali ?


RwandAir Addis Ababa Timetables

Rwanda Tourism Department gets a new chief

National Geographic’s 125th Anniversary.

Swiftair operates a special flight for the Rwanda Formed Police Unit deployed in Mali

Interview of the Turkish Airlines Station Manager in Rwanda

Aid Cut : Rwandan Aviation sector not affected by the revised budget

Rwanda Tourism Board targets Rwandans Tourists

RwandAir will operate special flights between Darfur (Sudan) and Kigali, for the Rwandan Defence Forces

Jobs Opportunities in the Rwandan Aviation December 2012


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How to take pictures at Montpellier ?

African Airlines Orders at le Bourget

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