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by rwandan-flyer
18 Jun 2021, 12:37
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: History of Air Afrique
Replies: 1
Views: 164

History of Air Afrique

Very good articles about the history of Air Afrique made by Jeune Afrique. It is not every day that we find this kind of articles on African aviation, especially written mainly by Africans themselves. There are a few groups or pages on Facebook (Royal Air Maroc, Algerian Spotters, Ethiopian Airlines...
by rwandan-flyer
18 Jun 2021, 00:23
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2021 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 39
Views: 6706

Re: Trivia 2021 (miscellaneous news)

TAAG's Facebook page announces the opening of a route to Abidjan. I do not know if flights will be operated with a tag service via Lagos. LAD ABJ was due to open last year via Accra. https://www.facebook.com/114827788535772/videos/604639144262154 I' don't know if the point-to-point traffic between C...
by rwandan-flyer
12 Jun 2021, 22:40
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Direct flights from Germany to Kigali (and Victoria Falls) ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1513

Re: Direct flights from Germany to Kigali (and Victoria Falls) ?

Hi Today, someone said on Twitter, there is rumor, that a Germany-Kigali (Rwanda)-Vic Falls (Zimbabwe) route could open. Any one has some infos ? " i keep hearing of a proposed link between Germany - Kigali - Victoria Falls. idk who or when" https://twitter.com/Mlandeli_Ndlela/status/8448...
by rwandan-flyer
12 Jun 2021, 18:07
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: South African Airways in "Business Rescue" as from 05 Dec 2019
Replies: 115
Views: 53501

Re: South African Airways in "Business Rescue" as from 05 Dec 2019

I hope that if things go well, it will be able to change the title of the thread. Takatso Consortium and South African Government Partner to Relaunch South African Airways Johannesburg, Friday, 11 June 2021 • South Africa-based Takatso comprises leading pan African infrastructure investor Harith Gen...
by rwandan-flyer
09 Jun 2021, 10:37
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Transport in Africa Outlook
Replies: 7
Views: 6774

Re: Air Transport in Africa Outlook

Interesting report about the air transport in Africa. I didn't want to focus on stats (losses, pax traffic), but on connectivity between African countries. https://afraa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/AFRAA-AIR-TRANSPORT-REPORT-Q1_-2021.pdf As I mentioned, it is the African market that will enable t...
by rwandan-flyer
07 Jun 2021, 18:51
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: RwandAir & Rwandan Aviation News 2021
Replies: 46
Views: 6978

Re: RwandAir & Rwandan Aviation News 2021

Al Bakker is always dithyrambic when he talks about African Aviation and RwandAir. Qatar Airways CEO Sees Huge Potential In RwandAir Partnership : https://simpleflying.com/qatar-airways-ceo-rwandair/ Noted that there are also possibilities of partnership between Air Cote d'Ivoire and Qatar Airways. ...
by rwandan-flyer
01 Jun 2021, 13:53
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: RwandAir & Rwandan Aviation News 2021
Replies: 46
Views: 6978

Re: RwandAir & Rwandan Aviation News 2021

The East African is a Journal which often has reliables sources. Negotiations between Qatar Airways and RwandAir stalled on staff. Qatar Airways will send RwandAir staff to Doha to learn better skills. There will be RwandAir personnel who will be fired (less qualified personnel). In terms of human r...
by rwandan-flyer
31 May 2021, 23:54
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: RwandAir & Rwandan Aviation News 2021
Replies: 46
Views: 6978

Re: RwandAir & Rwandan Aviation News 2021

The Netherlands have lifted their restrictions on travel to Rwanda for the Dutch. There were no restrictions for Rwandans traveling to the Netherlands since Rwanda is on the EU green list. I have learned that before the Covid19, the Netherlands was the 3rd market (I think outside Africa) in terms of...
by rwandan-flyer
27 May 2021, 14:03
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Anomalies in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2021
Replies: 68
Views: 10885

Re: Anomalies in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2021

Hello Anyone know what happened to this SN A330 OO-SFG ? It is currently en route to Brussels from Bujumbura under SN9904 /BEL9904 flights numbers: https://www.flightradar24.com/BEL9904/27d8421f This aircraft was supposed to operate the BJM-EBB-BRU flight this evening but the flight is canceled http...
by rwandan-flyer
24 May 2021, 18:32
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: RwandAir & Rwandan Aviation News 2021
Replies: 46
Views: 6978

Re: RwandAir & Rwandan Aviation News 2021

RwandAir already said few month ago that they won't add A330Neo leased from ALC. So i guess that Airbus has already a new customer.
by rwandan-flyer
24 May 2021, 09:30
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: RwandAir & Rwandan Aviation News 2021
Replies: 46
Views: 6978

Re: RwandAir & Rwandan Aviation News 2021

News from Bugesera airport. Project started almost 15 years ago (construction started in 2017). Several market studies, different plans, several calls for tenders, expropriation which took time, lack of funds, covid ... It's quite rare to projects that have experienced so much delay in Rwanda. There...
by rwandan-flyer
24 May 2021, 07:47
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 1086
Views: 293396

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

TICV, (Spanish group Binter) which replaced Cape Verde national flag carrier (TACV) on domestic service few years ago suspended service few days ago, due to COVID. Angola Airlines BestFly will replace it. Cabo Verde: Angolan airline BestFly promises cheaper domestic flights The chief executive of Be...
by rwandan-flyer
24 May 2021, 07:37
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2021 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 39
Views: 6706

Re: Trivia 2021 (miscellaneous news)

Kenya Airways plans to reopen Milan route (closed in the early 1990s). Routing will be Nairobi-Rome-Milan Lamu and Malindi are popular destinations for Italians Kenya Airways debuts at Malpensa. Milan-Nairobi flights MALPENSA - The flight already appears in the airline's sales system. One more confi...
by rwandan-flyer
23 May 2021, 01:14
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: RwandAir & Rwandan Aviation News 2021
Replies: 46
Views: 6978

Re: RwandAir & Rwandan Aviation News 2021

The Nyiragongo Volcano (DR Congo) erupted this evening. Large movement of Congolese population towards Rwanda, on Rubavu (my native region ) https://twitter.com/MONUSCO/status/1396217834850689029 https://twitter.com/RwandaEmergency/status/1396233074313154560 The lava seems to be approaching (again) ...
by rwandan-flyer
22 May 2021, 13:50
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: RwandAir & Rwandan Aviation News 2021
Replies: 46
Views: 6978

Re: RwandAir & Rwandan Aviation News 2021

Hello Anyone has informations about this Bujumbura-Kigali-Brussels route operated in 1999 ? I found an old article on Agence Hirondelle (former press agency of International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda) over 10 years ago. But the website is no longer updated and they have earesed all their articles...
by rwandan-flyer
18 May 2021, 20:56
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: RwandAir & Rwandan Aviation News 2021
Replies: 46
Views: 6978

Re: RwandAir & Rwandan Aviation News 2021

Kigali reached around 45 flights today. It's quite good. But most of time it's around 55-60 flights a day I don't think KGL has so many daily flights currently. FR24 flights marked as "unknown" are usually planned only but not operated. That leaves about 6 to max 10 arrivals a day. Trends...
by rwandan-flyer
16 May 2021, 18:27
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: RwandAir & Rwandan Aviation News 2021
Replies: 46
Views: 6978

Re: RwandAir & Rwandan Aviation News 2021

It's possible to change the title (RwandAir + Rwandan Aviation News 2021). Because i don't want to flood a thread when i want to talk about of an airline that use a different aircraft to Rwanda or which adds more flights. Thanks. Egytpair came with an A330-300 to Kigali, this night replacing the usu...
by rwandan-flyer
14 May 2021, 16:56
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: BRU Summer 2021: news, new routes, airlines
Replies: 76
Views: 25829

Re: BRU Summer 2021: news, new routes, airlines

sn26567 wrote: 20 Apr 2021, 15:23 Air Transat will resume seasonal flights to Amsterdam Schiphol from Toronto and to Brussels from Montreal in June/July 2021, with A321LR.
by rwandan-flyer
14 May 2021, 10:30
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2021 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 39
Views: 6706

Re: Trivia 2021 (miscellaneous news)

We are often focus on failed Africans airlines, but It's still good to see that some airports in Africa are making major upgrade. Improving infrastructure and skilled staff are among the conditions that will enable to the African aviation to develop The new terminal at Niamey is pretty great: https:...
by rwandan-flyer
14 May 2021, 10:02
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airbus A330/A330neo news
Replies: 100
Views: 58756

Re: Airbus A330/A330neo news

Transporting vaccines from Bejing to Dakar, Air Senegal will make the longest commercial flight of an Airbus A330neo The Casamance, named Air Senegal's A330neo type aircraft, left Rome on May 12 for Beijing, the Chinese capital, for the transport of vaccines destined for Senegal. The plane will lea...