RwandAir Takes Delivery of Fourth Boeing 737-800NG
One of Africa's fastest growing airlines and the national carrier of Rwanda, RwandAir, has taken delivery of its fourth Boeing 737-800NG narrow-body aircraft.
The brand new Boeing 737-800NG which left Boeing delivery center on Saturday, touched down at the Kigali International Airport, Rwanda Sunday afternoon following its delivery flight.
The new aircraft which is configured with 154 seats, is the 4th aircraft to feature In-flight WiFi and brings the airline's young fleet to 12 aircraft. RwandAir has one of the youngest fleet in Africa.
According to the Acting CEO of the airline, Mr Ndagano, the new aircraft will facilitate further expansion into West Africa to markets such as Bamako in Mali and Conakry in Guinea.
RwandAir has been experiencing rapid growth with respect to aircraft acquisition and route development both regionally and internationally.
Just last week, the airline launched its first ever direct flight between Rwanda and Europe with its new three weekly Kigali-London Gatwick service. Last month it commenced Kigali-Mumbai service.