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by rwandan-flyer
15 Jan 2021, 23:35
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: RwandAir in 2021
Replies: 1
Views: 201

Re: RwandAir in 2021

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Central African Republic announced 23 hours ago that RwandAir will begin flights to Bangui. Routing will be Kigali-Bangui-Douala-Bangui-Kigali and flights will be operated 2 times a week Sylvie Baïpo Temon @SylvieBAIPO_RCA · 23h RWANDAIR assurera 2 vols par semaine...
by rwandan-flyer
12 Jan 2021, 12:02
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: South African Airways in "Business Rescue" as from 05 Dec 2019
Replies: 100
Views: 46490

Re: South African Airways in "Business Rescue" as from 05 Dec 2019

Sad view of a part of SAA HQ. It's hard to beleive that 10 years ago, the airline was profitable and the largest in Africa :cry: Derelict and abandoned: Sad state of affairs at SAA head office While the national carrier remains mothballed, the airline’s headquarters appears to be receiving no care o...
by rwandan-flyer
09 Jan 2021, 19:57
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2021 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 3
Views: 788

Re: Trivia 2021 (miscellaneous news)

Hi I was going to track flight KL537 Kigali-Entebbe-Amsterdam, when I saw an Air France 787 over Uganda. It is doing a CDG-N'Djamena-Nairobi flight. Tag service ? https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/af9266 I know that at one time AF operated tag service to Nairobi. It was my very first flight...
by rwandan-flyer
05 Jan 2021, 19:12
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2021 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 3
Views: 788

Re: Trivia 2021 (miscellaneous news)

Air Senegal will add its 3rd destination in France: Lyons. Flights will be operated via Marseille. 1st flight from 28 March 2021
https://www.lyonaeroports.com/en/news/d ... ch-28-2021

Air Senegal International served Lyons, in 2000s. Camair Co served Lyons early 2010s.
by rwandan-flyer
29 Dec 2020, 20:02
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal
Replies: 3980
Views: 1461717

Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

They can try. Sometimes airlines have to take risks, if they want to grow. In deed, SN can focus on some secondaries cities in Africa for business, leisure or VFR (Mombasa, Kilimandjaro, Zanzibar, Cap Skiring, Pointe Noire,...) I just wanted to say that Ethiopian Airlines and Kenya Airways are not s...
by rwandan-flyer
29 Dec 2020, 17:35
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal
Replies: 3980
Views: 1461717

Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

I'm wondering how will the fleet be in the next years. Short haul In the 19 A319's remaining, 5 still have to leave, apparently SSK and SSI and 3 others. But seeing the fleet of other airlines of the group, it seems obvious that at some point, all the A319's will leave the fleet. Swiss doens't have...
by rwandan-flyer
17 Dec 2020, 19:27
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Qatar Airways news
Replies: 38
Views: 12943

Re: Qatar Airways news

Iberia and Qatar Airways are doing code share in Africa. So far, from what I've seen: Doha-Kigali (Rwanda) Doha-Entebbe (Uganda) Doha-Nairobi (Kenya) Like Turkish Airlines, Ethiopian and Emirates Airlines, Qatar Airways has taken advantage of the withdrawal of European companies since the 2000s, in ...
by rwandan-flyer
12 Dec 2020, 20:22
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Alitalia saved by the Government and reborn as ITA
Replies: 690
Views: 249106

Re: Alitalia saved by the Government and reborn as ITA

What you don't understand is that Alitalia is a necessity for Italy!!! Why? They have Air Dolomiti, Ryanair, Wizz Air and probably many others which operate a host of domestic flights. International flights by the same airlines and all the big European, American, Middle East and Asian airlines. Pre...
by rwandan-flyer
11 Dec 2020, 20:33
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Start-up, new airlines
Replies: 101
Views: 61766

Re: Start-up, new airlines

An airline should soon start flights in West Africa (May 2021 at the earliest). This is FlyWestAf. She will be based in Banjul, Gambia It will operate a fleet of Q400s, will serve towns in the sub-region. She considers herself a low cost. When we look at the management's CV (http://www.flywestaf.com...
by rwandan-flyer
11 Dec 2020, 19:43
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 91
Views: 70836

Re: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)

Kenya Airways opens a cargo base at Johannesburg: https://www.logupdateafrica.com/kenya-a ... g-aviation
by rwandan-flyer
11 Dec 2020, 16:43
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 91
Views: 70836

Re: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)

1st EL AL flight to Rwanda yesterday. The flight was operated in B737-800. There were 125 pax on board according to the Israeli ambassador to Rwanda. These flights are available via an Israeli Travel Agnecy. https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=&sl=auto&tl=en&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ano...
by rwandan-flyer
08 Dec 2020, 10:10
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 1738
Views: 470908

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

Brussels Airlines and TUI boosted by anti-Covid vaccines Airlines Brussels Airlines and TUI are recording an increase in bookings for 2021 since the encouraging announcements for an anti-Covid vaccine. Travel agency TUI and airline Brussels Airlines have both seen a significant increase in bookings...
by rwandan-flyer
07 Dec 2020, 22:03
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 1738
Views: 470908

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

They aren't flying planes either. Why is SN the European network airline with biggest decrease in flights? https://i.imgur.com/3gbLQJy.png A more than 5 times bigger relative decrease than main competitors AF and KL. :shock: Small long haul network, not a big UE network and no domestic flights, so ...
by rwandan-flyer
07 Dec 2020, 21:34
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: RwandAir in 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 6659

Re: RwandAir in 2020

RwandAir now operates 70% of its pre covid19 routes. https://www.newtimes.co.rw/news/rwandair-resumes-70-pre-covid-routes The airline now serves: Nairobi and Mombasa (Kenya), Johannesburg and Cape Town (South Africa), London Heathrow, Brussels, Bujumbura (Burundi), Kamembe (Rwanda), Dar Es Salaam an...
by rwandan-flyer
07 Dec 2020, 10:19
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 966
Views: 263604

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

Flew SN to Rome this weekend. Both flights LF over 90%. On return flight to BRU yesterday, quite a lot of African destinations passengers Really wonder how much money they are losing with this pandemic. Air France said few days ago, that the 10bn euro bailout will keep Air France-KLM afloat less th...
by rwandan-flyer
31 Oct 2020, 17:50
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 966
Views: 263604

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

One of the many decisions from the Belgian lockdown (from 02/11/2020 till 13/12/2020), announced on 30th October 2020: De grenzen worden niet gesloten conform Europese afspraken, maar buitenlandse reizen worden ten stelligste afgeraden . Les frontières ne sont pas fermées conformément aux accords e...
by rwandan-flyer
30 Oct 2020, 20:26
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 91
Views: 70836

Re: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)

After Asky, Air Cote D'Ivoire, Air Peace, Air Senegal, start to serve Johannesburg. Everyone benefits from South African Airways' woes

https://www.air-journal.fr/2020-10-30-a ... m=facebook
by rwandan-flyer
21 Oct 2020, 20:36
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 91
Views: 70836

Re: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)

One of the oldest African airlines, still in operation. Air Burkina will come under the American control, from january 2021. Not every day that we see Americans investing, in this French-speaking (and even somewhat English-speaking) zone, in the aviation. It is rather the Chinese, or the countries o...
by rwandan-flyer
17 Oct 2020, 20:58
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airline bankruptcies, ceased operations, restructurations
Replies: 183
Views: 85321

Re: Airline bankruptcies, ceased operations, restructurations

Air Asia X has 118 Airbus in order

AirAsia X has run out fo money. Indonesia unit, will be liquidated

https://www.bangkokpost.com/travel/2003 ... t-of-money
by rwandan-flyer
15 Oct 2020, 21:25
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 966
Views: 263604

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

The government of Sahle-Work Zewde (graduated from the University of Montpellier 8-) ) had launched a procedure for the privatization of some state-owned companies, including Ethiopian Airlines. But because of the crisis, of the covid19, the government suspended the procedure. https://l-frii.com/la-...