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RwandAir takes delivery of its second Airbus A330-300

Posted 2 December 2016 · Add Comment

RwandAir took delivery of its second Airbus A330 (300 series) at the Airbus delivery centre, Toulouse, this week.

The ferry flight of “Umurage” the brand new A330-300 is expected to depart on 1st December 2016 in the morning hours from Toulouse and arrive the same day at 16hrs at Kigali International Airport.

“With a capacity of carrying 274 passengers and 132.20 cubic meters cargo , we are proudly re-affirming our plans for long haul operations connecting Rwanda , the region and the continent to the rest of the World”, said John Mirenge, RwandAir’s chief executive officer.

This acquisition takes RwandAir’s to eleven aircraft which includes three aircraft equipped with inflight connectivity.

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