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RwandAir to resume Kamembe flights on June 15th 2015.
Kigali, May 28th 2015 - RwandAir, the national flag carrier of the Republic of Rwanda, is pleased to announce the resumption of flights to Kamembe effective June 15th 2015. This follows the confirmation from the Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority that rehabilitation works on the runway have been completed and all that is remaining are the markings.
The flights will be operated by a dual class Bombardier Q400NextGen aircraft from Monday to Saturday departing at 13:20 from Kigali and returning 15:00 from Kamembe. The Sunday flight will follow later in the same month when we acquire our second Bombardier Q400NextGen.
“The new resurfaced runway will enable smooth and efficient operations and our schedule will seamlessly connect to all our East African destinations, Lusaka, Johannesburg and Dubai”, said Gobena Mikael, General Manager Commercial.
RwandAir would like to take this occasion to highly appreciate the patronage and loyalty of its esteemed customers who have continuously supported the airline despite the temporary suspension of Kamembe operations.
Note to Editors:
From Kigali the hub at the heart of Africa, RwandAir is one of the fastest growing airlines and operates one of the youngest fleet on the African continent.
As part of RwandAir expansion strategy the airline expects the delivery of a second brand new dual class Bombardier Q400NextGen in late June and has put a firm order for two brand new triple class Airbus A330s expected to be delivered in 2016.
RwandAir recently joined IATA as a member airline, only five months after being IOSA certified. The airline’s commitment to operate with international industry safety standards at the highest level is observed in its current pursue of the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) expected to be completed by June 2016.
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