Rwandair and Lufthansa Technik have reportedly signed an agreement for the German MRO specialist to provide comprehensive technical support of the Kigali-based carrier's Airbus A330 fleet.
African Aerospace reports that Delivery of the two brand-new A330s, the first widebody aircraft for Rwandair, is due this month.
In the framework of a Total Technical Support (TTS) contract Lufthansa Technik will perform aircraft maintenance services, engineering support and ensure a reliable component supply. Lufthansa Technik already provides the CRJ fleet of RwandAir with components. The new contract further extends the partnership between the two companies.
RwandAir will begin long haul operations to Mumbai from December. RwandaiBy May 2017 Rwandair will have a fleet of 12 aircraft.