They began operations on 1st December 2002 as the new national carrier under the name Rwandair Express (passenger Air transportation as the core activity) for Rwanda with a concession to carry out airport ground handling (ancillary activity) at Kigali International airport, Kanombe. In March 2009, they registered a new trademark “RwandAir” which is their current operating name.
Operating from Kigali as their hub, the airline boasts of a young fleet of two Boeing 737-800NG, two Boeing 737-500, and a Dash8-200 and has chosen to provide a memorable travel experience to every single passenger on their routes.
They serve most East African Community capital cities with daily flights and fly to Johannesburg and Dubai three times a week. Recently, they introduced flights to Lagos in Nigeria, Libreville in Gabon and to Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo.
Their current destinations include Nairobi, Entebbe, Mombasa, Bujumbura, Dar Es Salaam, Kilimanjaro, Johannesburg, Brazzaville and Dubai.
They have code share agreements with SN Brussels on the Kigali-Brussels Sector and Ethiopian Airlines on the Kigali-Addis Ababa Sector.