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by rukundo
Mon Mar 23, 2015 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rwandair Takes 2 A330s
Replies: 12
Views: 4927

RE: Rwandair Takes 2 A330s

About the 787 it was only an option for 2 B787s, signed in 2011. Some weeks ago, they said that they were again in talks with Airbus (like from 2010 to 2012). I think that Airbus offers better guarantees for RwandAir. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" ...

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by rukundo
Fri Oct 03, 2014 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Kenya Airways Looking To Get Rid Of B77W
Replies: 42
Views: 20765

RE: Rumor: Kenya Airways Looking To Get Rid Of B77W

ET sends its B777-300ER to Johannesburg also : https://fr.flightaware.com/live/flight/ETH809

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by rukundo
Sun Aug 31, 2014 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flydubai To Entebbe, Kigali And Bujumbura
Replies: 5
Views: 2503

RE: Flydubai To Entebbe, Kigali And Bujumbura

Interesting to see that on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays they will be 2 flights a day between Kigali and Dubai, RwandAir operates a daily flight to Dubai

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by rukundo
Sun Aug 17, 2014 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyDubai Soon In Rwanda
Replies: 0
Views: 1890

FlyDubai Soon In Rwanda

Hi Anyone has already heard this info ? Any date ? According to Masozera, more airlines have expressed interest in operating flights to and from of Kigali, including Fly Dubai, a low-cost airline expected to start its flights soon. <a href="http://www.newtimes.co.rw/news/index.php?a=79181&i=1581...

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by rukundo
Sat Aug 16, 2014 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air Suspends Nairobi
Replies: 14
Views: 5965

RE: Korean Air Suspends Nairobi

Some people say is due to the Ebola outbreak, but probably Korean Air doesn't want to say that they fly empty in J class

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by rukundo
Wed Aug 13, 2014 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fastjet Taking Off?
Replies: 15
Views: 5077

RE: Fastjet Taking Off?

I read on Kenyan Gazette that Lady Lori a Kenyan Heli company (http://www.flyladylori.com/) , got a license to serve Dar Es Salaam, Entebbe, Juba, Maputo and Kigali with an A320 based at Nairobi. On <acronym title="Columbia - Metropolitan (CAE / KCAE), USA - South Carolina">CAE</acronym> website, Fa...

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by rukundo
Mon Jul 28, 2014 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RJ Cancels Delhi, Mumbai And Lagos
Replies: 15
Views: 8310

RE: RJ Cancels Delhi, Mumbai And Lagos

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/irishayes" class="quote" target="_blank">irishayes</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Lagos is a fairly new route for <acronym...

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by rukundo
Wed Jul 16, 2014 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2014 - Other Manufacturers
Replies: 78
Views: 19983

RE: Farnborough Air Show 2014 - Other Manufacturers

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Paolo92" class="quote" target="_blank">Paolo92</a> (<a href="#57" class="quote">Reply 57</a>):<br/><i>During the media briefing Mike Arcamone re...

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by rukundo
Sat Jul 12, 2014 8:31 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The New Kenya Airways (J): 787 Vs 77W, CDG-NBO-AMS
Replies: 58
Views: 39229

RE: The New Kenya Airways (J): 787 Vs 77W, CDG-NBO-AMS

Nice <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym>. The arrival of both 787 and 77W will upgrade <acronym title="Kenya Airways">KQ</acronym> long haul products. They will get new B737-800s, in 2015. It's very a good news to see Kigali Airport with new facilities. Rwanda hosted the Afric...

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by rukundo
Fri Jul 11, 2014 6:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Airways To Start 6 New Routes In 2015
Replies: 30
Views: 18185

RE: Etihad Airways To Start 6 New Routes In 2015

@ migair54 Currently Etihad (which has many agreements with SkyTeam airlines )serves Kigali with a codeshare with Kenya Airways, same thing for Bujumbura, Dar Es Salaam and Entebbe. SkyTeam airlines which serve Kigali have increased flights, KLM now flies daily with the A330-200 and from november 20...

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by rukundo
Sat Feb 01, 2014 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air To Convert 787 Order Into Narrowbodies
Replies: 9
Views: 8380

Lion Air To Convert 787 Order Into Narrowbodies

Ln17 and Ln18 will go to RwandAir (9XR-WM / 9XR-WN), options placed in 2011

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by rukundo
Thu Dec 19, 2013 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Etihad Routes In 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 11840

RE: New Etihad Routes In 2014

And what about Africa ? I know that they have code share agreements with Kenya Airways (Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Sierra Leone, Cameroon, Tanzania, Botswana), SAA (Zimbabwe) and Royal Air Maroc (Senegal, Mauritania, Guinea, Mali, Centra African Republic) Of course some countries listed have a small m...

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by rukundo
Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mozambique Passenger Plane (LAM) Carrying 33 Down
Replies: 143
Views: 45521

Mozambique Passenger Plane (LAM) Carrying 33 Down

It seems that aircraft probably crashed in a National Park in Botswana. :-i A Mozambique Airlines plane carrying 34 people that went missing yesterday might have crashed, a senior police officer told The Namibian this morning. - See more at: <a href="http://www.namibian.com.na/indexx.php?i" target="...

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by rukundo
Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rwandair To Get First B787, (ln17) (unofficial)
Replies: 23
Views: 13998

RE: Rwandair To Get First B787, (ln17) (unofficial)

India is among top 5 investors in Rwanda this year ahead China and far ahead Belgium or USA. They open Hospitals, Universities, Banks, Power plants,... They is currently a mini summit between Rwanda and India at Kigali According to RDB, in 2012 arrivals from India were of 14,957 just behind USA and ...

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by rukundo
Fri Nov 29, 2013 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH & OS End Code-Sharing Agreement With TK
Replies: 133
Views: 22524

RE: LH & OS End Code-Sharing Agreement With TK

It reminds me the story between Brussels Airlines and Ethiopian, on the Addis Ababa Brussels service. The code share agreement was quickly removed.

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by rukundo
Fri Nov 29, 2013 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rwandair To Get First B787, (ln17) (unofficial)
Replies: 23
Views: 13998

RE: Rwandair To Get First B787, (ln17) (unofficial)

Thanks for all informations. In deed flights to China and to Europe could begin in 2015. They prefer to add more destinations in Africa before. They also plan to be break even in 2015, and to start privatization process About <acronym title="Mumbai (Bombay) - Chhatrapati Shivaji International (Sahar...

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by rukundo
Thu Nov 28, 2013 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rwandair To Get First B787, (ln17) (unofficial)
Replies: 23
Views: 13998

RE: Rwandair To Get First B787, (ln17) (unofficial)

In 2011, when RwandAir taken delivery of its two B737-800s, the airline signed an option for two B787s. <a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=1581&u=11287103" target="_blank">http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=1581&u=11287103</a> They wiill be use to Guangzhou (planned ...

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by rukundo
Fri Jan 06, 2012 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Zimbabwe Suspends LGW *No Surprise*
Replies: 20
Views: 10498

RE: Air Zimbabwe Suspends LGW *No Surprise*

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AFGMEL" class="quote" target="_blank">AFGMEL</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>Couldn't imagine recieving the news that you...

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by rukundo
Fri Jan 06, 2012 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rwandair To Replace CRJ200's
Replies: 2
Views: 2420

RE: Rwandair To Replace CRJ200's

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CRJ900X" class="quote" target="_blank">CRJ900X</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i> Link: <a href="http://www.rwandair.c...

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by rukundo
Sun Aug 21, 2011 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Zimbabwe A340 500
Replies: 38
Views: 20517

RE: Air Zimbabwe A340 500

I too will believe it when I see it, didn't they announce they had ordered IL96's a while back? <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gytr31" class="quote" target="_blank">gytr31</a>...

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by rukundo
Sun Aug 21, 2011 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2011
Replies: 167
Views: 14800

RE: Turkish Aviation August 2011

RwandAir and Turkish signed a partnership this week :

http://rwandan-flyer.blog4ever.com/b...nes___turkish_airlines_rwanda.html

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by rukundo
Fri Aug 05, 2011 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nigeria Aviation Thread: Part 15
Replies: 265
Views: 33721

RE: Nigeria Aviation Thread: Part 15

RwandAir plans to fly to Nigeria, in 2012 :

http://rwandan-flyer.blog4ever.com/b...4946-rwandan_destinations_n_2.html

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by rukundo
Tue Aug 02, 2011 8:59 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mombasa Beckons (J): New Rwandair VS Kenya Airways
Replies: 33
Views: 35087

RE: Mombasa Beckons (J): New Rwandair VS Kenya Airways

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/abrelosojos" class="quote" target="_blank">abrelosojos</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>Also, he *really* likes <acronym t...

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by rukundo
Sun Jul 17, 2011 6:22 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 3 A's: Airshow, AirFrance, Avro; ORY-MPL-CDG-EDI
Replies: 19
Views: 14914

RE: 3 A's: Airshow, AirFrance, Avro; ORY-MPL-CDG-EDI

Nice <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym>, it reminds me my childhood in Montpellier. About maintenance', it's Latecoere, they bought Jade Aviation two years ago, which provided check for Airlinair and Atlantique Air Assitance. The region hosts three maintenance companies : EAS...

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by rukundo
Sat May 28, 2011 11:31 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mombasa Beckons (J): New Rwandair VS Kenya Airways
Replies: 33
Views: 35087

RE: Mombasa Beckons (J): New Rwandair VS Kenya Airways

Nice <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym> bro. I m happy to see that RwandAir is growing and is becoming a reliable airline in Africa. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a hr...

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by rukundo
Sat Dec 11, 2010 1:53 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Blue Bird Amid Gorillas: KLM Inaugural KGL-AMS
Replies: 21
Views: 25869

RE: The Blue Bird Amid Gorillas: KLM Inaugural KGL-AMS

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/abrelosojos" class="quote" target="_blank">abrelosojos</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>Thanks for the report from KGL on <a...

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by rukundo
Thu Dec 09, 2010 11:25 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: From Malawi To Scotland With Kenya Airways And BMI
Replies: 29
Views: 34303

RE: From Malawi To Scotland With Kenya Airways And BMI

Nice TR brother. Picture of the Malawi are great, Lilongwe "seems to be like" Kigali City : lots of tree, little skyscrapers, hills,...

Traffic at LUS is quite interesting, i like the Russians aircraft.

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by rukundo
Sat Nov 27, 2010 11:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Blue Bird Amid Gorillas: KLM Inaugural KGL-AMS
Replies: 21
Views: 25869

RE: The Blue Bird Amid Gorillas: KLM Inaugural KGL-AMS

Thanks for yours comments. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PlaneHunter" class="quote" target="_blank">PlaneHunter</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i> another ...

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by rukundo
Sat Nov 27, 2010 9:51 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kamchatskie Avialinii Mi-8 To Geyser Valley
Replies: 11
Views: 8240

RE: Kamchatskie Avialinii Mi-8 To Geyser Valley

A very exotic TR, thanks for the sharing. Two years ago, Airliner World published a report about this region.

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by rukundo
Sat Nov 27, 2010 9:47 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Leaving Lubumbashi With Ethiopian Airlines
Replies: 25
Views: 24543

RE: Leaving Lubumbashi With Ethiopian Airlines

Nice <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym>, I flown with <acronym title="Ethiopian Airlines">ET</acronym>, last month from Paris to Rwanda. I noticed that like in <acronym title="Kenya Airways">KQ</acronym>, some <acronym title="Ethiopian Airlines">ET</acronym> 767s haven't IFE....

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by rukundo
Fri Nov 19, 2010 10:07 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Linking Other Great Lakes: Air Uganda + Rwandair
Replies: 22
Views: 21387

RE: Linking Other Great Lakes: Air Uganda + Rwandair

Thanks to everybody. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AlexEU" class="quote" target="_blank">AlexEU</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i>Which aircraft does Rwa...

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by rukundo
Sun Nov 14, 2010 11:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Linking Other Great Lakes: Air Uganda + Rwandair
Replies: 22
Views: 21387

RE: Linking Other Great Lakes: Air Uganda + Rwandair

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JL418" class="quote" target="_blank">JL418</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table border="0" al...

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by rukundo
Sat Nov 13, 2010 7:32 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Linking Other Great Lakes: Air Uganda + Rwandair
Replies: 22
Views: 21387

RE: Linking Other Great Lakes: Air Uganda + Rwandair

Hi everybody thanks for yours comments <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/debonair" class="quote" target="_blank">debonair</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Any...

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by rukundo
Sat May 29, 2010 11:19 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Ride In Africa: Kenya Airways Business Class
Replies: 14
Views: 35399

RE: The Ride In Africa: Kenya Airways Business Class

Nice TR as usual. I see that now there is a bus service at the KGL airport and news facilities has added in the terminal.

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