RwandAir’s new aircraft

According to eTurboNews, three of the four new aircraft presently on order by RwandAir will be delivered before the end of this year. The first of two Airbus A330s will join the fleet in September, while another Boeing B737-800NG will follow in October, bringing the number of aircraft operated to 10. The second Airbus A330 is expected to arrive in Kigali in December, allowing for the launch of the long anticipated flights to Mumbai and on to Guangzhou. This aircraft is a larger A330-300, while the September delivery will be an A330-200 type. In May of next year another Boeing B737-800NG is due for delivery, bringing the fleet size to 12 overall. RwandAir has also confirmed that it will resume flights to Juba out of Kigali and Entebbe on Wednesday 20 July, after concluding that air traffic to and from the airport of South Sudan’s capital is safe again.
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