Rwanda targets to be the regional aviation hub
This week, Rwanda hosted the Africa Aviation 2017 Summit at Kigali Conventional Center. RwandAir, the national carrier of the republic of Rwanda has attracted a lot of attention over the past 5 years, earning a reputation of one of Africa’s fastest growing airline. As the IOSA certified airline and member of IATA, RwandAir flies to about 20 destinations across the continent and the Middle East and very soon targeting the European and American market. The airline is increasing the number of its fleet and last year acquired two brand new Airbus A330s, new Boeing 737-800 NG and is awaiting for more to come. In an exclusive interview with The New Times, John Mirenge, the CEO of RwandAir speaks about the airline future plans, the role of the airline in the country’s economic growth and how it fits into the global aviation business.
One of RwandAir planes takes to the skies. File.