RwandAir, the national flag carrier of the Republic of Rwanda, wishes to inform its esteemed customers and the public at large that the renovation of Kamembe airport runway is still under construction and that we have been advised by the Rwandan Civil Aviation Authority that works will be completed by the end of June, 2015.
“Our flights to and from Kamembe may resume as early as July 2015 as soon as works on the runway are completed and we are advised that the airport is fully operational again” said Gobena Mikael, General Manager Commercial. Meanwhile RwandAir will continue providing truck services for the baggage of our customers.
From Kigali as its hub in the heart of Africa, RwandAir is one of the fastest growing airlines and operates one of the youngest fleet on the African continent. The airline which is also well reputed for an excellent on time performance, reaches out to eighteen cities in Western, Eastern and Southern Africa and the Middle East.
As part of RwandAir expansion strategy, the airline expects the delivery of a second brand new dual class Bombardier Q400NextGen in June this year , and has put a firm order of two brand new A330s with a three class configuration expected to be delivered in 2016 which will enable the airline’s expansion of its services to Europe and Asia.
RwandAir recent major milestone is the passing of the IATA Operational Safety Audit which resulted in the acquisition of the IOSA certificate. The airline’s commitment to operate with the highest and international industry safety standards continues with the pursue of another certification, the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations expected to be completed by June 2016.;