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June 2017 specials
This is your chance to fly the brand new Airbus A330! If you book Rwandair online during June and July 2017, you can fly from Johannesburg to London from only R6,909 return in Economy Class. Rwandair Business Class air tickets from Joburg to London will cost you only R20,809 return, with in-flight WiFi as well as fully flat beds for a good night’s rest! You can also fly from Johannesburg to Mumbai in India for only R5439 return, or from Johannesburg to Lagos from
Rwandair Business Class air tickets from Joburg to London will cost you only R20,809 return, with in-flight WiFi as well as fully flat beds for a good night’s rest! You can also fly from Johannesburg to Mumbai in India for only R5439 return, or from Johannesburg to Lagos from only R5,858 return.
Why fly with RwandAir from SA?
The airline has one of the youngest modern fleets in the sky, and is renowned for on time performance. It is one of the fastest growing airlines in the world, with a routes network covering 21 cities across Africa, Europe and the Middle East.
About the airline
RwandAir (www.rwandair.com) is the flag carrier airline of Rwanda. It is frequently and erroneously referred to as Rwanda Air or Rwanda Airlines, especially when conducting Google searches. The airline is the up and coming star airline of Africa, with ambitions to compete with the likes of Ethiopian Airlines and South African Airways for the title of leading African airline.
Founded in December 2002, the airline operates regular scheduled flights across Southern, Central, West and East Africa. The airline’s main flight hub is situated at Kigali International Airport in Kigali, Rwanda. Operating a fleet of 11 aircraft, the airline is flying to 21 regional and international destinations as of June 2017.
The airline flies under the slogan Fly The Dream Of Africa, the airline has known as RwandAir Express prior to the rebranding exercise of 2009. By the same year, RwandAir already operated scheduled passenger flights to Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport), as well as Dar es Salaam in Tanzania and Gisenyi, domestically.
By the year 2015, the airline was transporting over 600,000 passengers internationally per annum, with a load factor of 60%.
The airline’s frequent flyer programme is called Dream Miles, and its IATA call code is WB.
Key flight routes and destinations
As of June 2017, RwandAir operates regular scheduled flights to Brussels in Belgium and London in the UK. African destinations include Cotonou in Benin, Bujumbura in Burundi, Douala in Cameroon, Brazzaville in the Republic of the Congo, Libreville in Gabon, Accra in Ghana, Nairobi and Mombasa in Kenya, as well as Lagos in Nigeria, Kamembe and Kigali in Rwanda and Johannesburg in South Africa.
Additional destinations include Harare in Zimbabwe, Lusaka in Zambia, Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Entebbe in Uganda and Dubai in the UAE.
South African flight schedule
RwandAir flies to London Gatwick International Airport from Johannesburg three times per week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Passengers fly to Kigali in a Boeing 737, from where they are transported to London in a brand new Airbus A330.
RwandAir offers passengers a choice between Business and Economy Class Cabins.
As of the end of 2016, the airline has codeshare agreements in place with Turkish Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines and South African Airways.
The 2017 fleet
As of 2017, the RwandAir fleet consists of 6 Boeing 737s, 2 Airbus A330s as well as 2 Bombardier CRJ900ERs and 2 Bombardier Dash-8 Q400s.
Contact RwandAir in South Africa
For telephonic bookings with Travelstart, dial 0861 878 278 or (021) 468 4300 during office hours. You can also contact RwandAir directly at the below details:
Address: 156 Bram Fischer Drive, Randburg, Johannesburg
Telephone: (011) 289 8050
Hours: Mon day to Friday: 08:00 – 17:00
After hours emergencies telephone: (011) 390 3223 or 083 280 1938
Official website: www.rwandair.com – NOT www.rwandair.co.za or www.flyrwandair.com