Monday, 18 February 2013
RwandAir plans Harare route
RwandAir, Rwanda’s state-owned national airline RwandAir plans to fly to Harare, Zimbabwe and Cape Town, South Africa later this year as part of its expansion programme. The company’s chief executive officer John Mirenge said recently, the carrier based in the capital, Kigali, boosted passenger numbers by 80% to 360 000 last year and expects a further 39 % increase this year. He said that coupled with an expanding fleet and more destinations should help the company report a profit by 2015.
RwandAir, which started flying in 2002, operates a fleet of two Boeing Co 737-800s, two Boeing 737-500s, two Bombardier Inc CRJ-900 NextGens and a Bombardier Dash-8 100 that serve 12 destinations.