RwandAir announced commencement of operations to Doula effective March 2014, with the new Bombardier CRJ-900NG aircraft.
Douala will be the airline’s 16th destination since it rebranded its present operating name in 2009.
Recently, RwandAir was awarded the prize of the “Best Short Haul Airline in Africa at the 9th AKWAABA Fair in Lagos” and is part of the best and fastest growing airlines on the African continent.
In another development, RwandAir management announced the first airline’s Rwandan Captain on a CRJ NextGen aircraft, Captain Jean Paul Muvinyi. Captain Jean Paul Muvunyi started his aviation training in Nairobi Kenya CMC flying School followed by further training at Fort Worth Texas, and finally completed his training at Toronto Canada in Flight Safety Aviation.
In his speech Captain Muvunyi stated “RwandAir has been so supportive through the trainings provided to me and I am very proud to be part of this growing family. We are succeeding in an Industry where many other nations have failed; I can only see a bright future for our airline.” Source: RwandAir