Rwanda’s national airline set to begin direct flights to Ethiopia’s capital come 2019

RwandAir
  • RwandAir is set to begin direct flights to Ethiopia’s capital in 2019.
  • The airline will operate five direct flights weekly to Addis Ababa, making it 27 destinations across East, Central, West and Southern Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Asia.
  • RwandAir is a member airline of the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) , an EASA,IOSA and ISAGO certified operator.

Rwanda’s national airline, RwandAir is set to begin direct flights to Ethiopia’s capital in 2019.

According to a statement from RwandAir, the airline will commence flights to Addis Ababa with effect from April 2019.

As an expanding young airline, it is imperative for us to fly to Addis Ababa’s Bole International Airport as it is one of the important hubs in Africa. By starting direct flights to Addis Ababa we expect to offer better connections to East, West and Southern Africa,” Yvonne Manzi Makolo, the airline's Chief Executive said in a statement.

The airline will operate five direct flights weekly to Addis Ababa, making it 27 destinations across East, Central, West and Southern Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Asia.

It is not hard to see why Addis Ababa, Etiopia’s capital is a strategic city not only for the region but also for the continent.

It hosts the headquarters of the African Union, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and other regional offices for a number of international organisations.

Since it began operations on 1st December 2002 as the new national carrier under the name RwandairExpress (passenger air transportation as the core activity) for Rwanda with a concession to carry out airport ground handling (ancillary activity) at Kigali International Airport, RwandAir has grown to become one of the fastest growing airlines in the region and operates one of the youngest and state of the art fleet on the African continent

The airline’s fleet comprises of four Boeing 737-800NG, two Boeing 737-700NG, two CRJ900NG, two Bombardier Q-400NG all in dual class configuration and two new triple class Airbus A330.

RwandAir is a member airline of the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) , an EASA,IOSA and ISAGO certified operator.

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