Articles Tagged ‘KGL’

Jambojet connects Kigali with Nairobi

Jambojet connects Kigali with Nairobi

Jambojet launches daily flights between Nairobi and Kigali on 25 November; codeshare with parent company Kenya Airways likely.

Entebbe traffic hit 1.53 million passengers in 2017, up 8.1% versus 2016; Jambojet newest airline while Heathrow is leading unserved route

Entebbe traffic hit 1.53 million passengers in 2017, up 8.1% versus 2016; Jambojet newest airline while Heathrow is leading unserved route

Serving as the main gateway to Uganda, Entebbe Airport has witnessed a 310% increase in annual traffic between 2000 and last year. Jonathan Ford looks at how traffic has developed from the Ugandan gateway in recent years, which airlines are seeing potential, and highlights the top unserved markets.

Heathrow Expansion - 61 unserved African routes; 27 African countries!

Heathrow Expansion – 61 unserved African routes; 27 African countries!

In the lead up to the anna.aero-RABA Heathrow HubLAB conference next month, we look at Heathrow’s underserved potential for routes to Africa and the Middle East. There are 61 African airports and 27 countries with links to other mega hubs in Europe, but no services to Heathrow this summer.


Europe's airports seal eighth consecutive Arch of Triumph victory

Europe’s airports seal eighth consecutive Arch of Triumph victory

Having not won a single award until Week 10 of the competition, Europe’s airports have not looked back since, securing an eighth win on the bounce. Find out which of the six gateways from the region – including this one from London Southend – wins this week, as well as which airports from around the world were […]

RwandAir launches second Nigerian service

RwandAir launches second Nigerian service

RwandAir commences a four times weekly service between Kigali and Abuja – adds to existing Lagos link. 

RwandAir lands in London with non-stop flights

RwandAir lands in London with non-stop flights

RwandAir connects Kigali and London Gatwick three times weekly.


Milan Bergamo firefighters show-off giant Arch of Triumph certificate

Milan Bergamo firefighters show-off giant Arch of Triumph certificate

Milan Bergamo’s firefighters now have three Arch of Triumph certificates on the fire station walls – having won previously in June 2014 and December 2015. The Italian airport is clearly not going to settle with that tally, as it has another entry this week. See if it manages to secure back-to-back wins.

flydubai starts five routes including a Moscow link

flydubai starts five routes including a Moscow link

flydubai starts five routes in four countries – two in Kazakhstan, and one each in Uganda, Rwanda and Russia.

Rwandair adds services to Ghana and Cameroon

Rwandair adds services to Ghana and Cameroon

Rwandair connects Kigali Airport with Accra Airport via Lagos Airport; launches flights to Douala Airport via Brazzaville Airport and Libreville Airport.


RwandAir adds Mwanza as its second destination in Tanzania

RwandAir adds Mwanza as its second destination in Tanzania

RwandAir expands in Tanzania with new route from Kigali to Mwanza.

Turkish Airlines launches new route from Istanbul Atatürk to Kigali

Turkish Airlines launches new route from Istanbul Atatürk to Kigali

Turkish Airlines starts flying from Istanbul Atatürk Airport to Rwanda’s capital Kigali.

Qatar Airways launches new route from Doha to Kigali via Entebbe

Qatar Airways launches new route from Doha to Kigali via Entebbe

Qatar Airways starts flying from Doha to Kigali via Entebbe.