07 Nov 2023

RwandAir on track to double fleet to better connect Africa and add new Middle East routes

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RwandAir, the flag carrier of Rwanda, is on track to double its fleet to 25 planes over the next five years to better connect underserved markets in Africa and boost the continent’s reach to global destinations, including in the Middle East, its chief executive said.

The state-owned airline has started expanding its fleet of 13 aircraft, taking delivery this year of three additional leased Boeing 737 narrow-bodies, Yvonne Makolo told The National on the sidelines of the World Travel and Tourism Council's global summit.

The annual industry event was held this year for the first time in Africa, in the Rwandan capital Kigali, from November 1 to November 3.

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