Articles Tagged ‘RwandAir’

Zambia market returns to growth in 2018; capacity up by 4.2% this year, South African Airways is leading carrier

Zambia market returns to growth in 2018; capacity up by 4.2% this year, South African Airways is leading carrier

There are 2.56 million two-way seats scheduled on flights serving Zambia in 2018, a 4.2% increase on the previous year. Nick Preston takes a look at the African nation’s commercial air traffic trends over the past 10 years, including domestic and international market share and the biggest airlines and country markets.

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.

RwandAir connects with Cape Town

RwandAir connects with Cape Town

RwandAir now offers flights from Kigali to the South African city – operates via existing Harare service. 


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.

Air Astana takes delivery of its first A320neo while Boeing further strengthens its lead in the 2016 delivery race

Air Astana takes delivery of its first A320neo while Boeing further strengthens its lead in the 2016 delivery race

In November Boeing handed over 64 aircraft to its customers. With Airbus only managing to deliver 61, the US manufacturer increased the lead it has over its European counterpart in the 2016 delivery race to 104 units. Overall in the 11-month period to the end-November, both companies combined have distributed 1,258 aircraft, three units fewer […]

Allegiant Air is reaching for the stars with its Route of the Week award while Sunshine Coast celebrates Cake of the Week win

Allegiant Air is reaching for the stars with its Route of the Week award while Sunshine Coast celebrates Cake of the Week win

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Oslo welcomes the arrival of Emirates SkyCargo’s first dedicated freighter service, while Highlands and Islands Airports celebrates a record summer period. More news also from RwandAir as it introduces the A330 onto its Dubai route.


RwandAir jets off from Entebbe to Nairobi

RwandAir jets off from Entebbe to Nairobi

RwandAir takes on Kenya Airways and Fly-SAX on Entebbe-Nairobi sector with daily flights, using its CRJ 900s.

Kenya’s capacity grows by 4.6% (CAGR) in 11 years; Fly-SAX adds Nairobi-Entebbe sector

Kenya’s capacity grows by 4.6% (CAGR) in 11 years; Fly-SAX adds Nairobi-Entebbe sector

Famous for its tea, coffee, flowers and athletes, Kenya is also an African aviation hot-spot, having seen its 19 airports offering around 6.3 million one-way seats in 2014. As Kenya Airways controls over half of weekly capacity this January, anna.aero evaluates the airlines operating in this dynamic market and reveals which is the first international […]

Cameroon market increases capacity by 50% in 12 months; new services from #1 carrier Camair-Co drives growth

Cameroon market increases capacity by 50% in 12 months; new services from #1 carrier Camair-Co drives growth

Three new carriers — Karinou Airlines, Turkish Airlines and RwandAir — have broken onto the leaderboard of top airlines operating in Cameroon in the last year – all no doubt receiving the traditional warm welcome from the people of this Central African country. anna.aero takes a look at this burgeoning market.