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Rwandair Applies for New York Flights

RwandAir, Rwanda's national carrier, is seeking authority to fly to New York's John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) via Accra, Ghana. The airline is seeking fifth Freedom Traffic Rights to use Accra as a stoping point from Kigali. If approved, the airline would use its Airbus A330s on the route. The latest request comes two years after the airline first announced plans for a New York route with a similar fifth-freedom service featuring a stop in Accra. At the time,…

Qatar Airways Bets on Rwanda’s Newest Airport, National Carrier

Even as the pandemic continues to shake the industry to its core, construction of Rwanda's largest airport, Bugesera International Airport, is still on course, and the airport is expected to open for business in 2022. The new airport's construction of the new airport was prepared in 2010 and only got…

Kenya Airways, RwandAir Return to the Skies

After 129 days of government restrictions on international flights, Kenya Airways will recommence international routes in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic that has spanned the globe and caused a worldwide travel dropoff, African Aerospace reports. “Since resuming domestic flights on July 15, 2020, we have been monitoring the adherence…