Rwanda’s largest airbus arrives in Kigali

Upon landing at Kigali International Airport (KIA), the Airbus A330-300 was treated to a spectacular water salute. (New Times)

Rwanda’s largest aircraft ‘Umurage’A330-300 series touched down at Kigali International Airport. The aircraft comes in as number 11 in the national carrier’s fleet that continues to grow.

The Minister for Infrastructure James Musoni said that the aircraft is expected to boost RwandAir’s capacity to expand its wings and compete globally.

John Mirenge, the airline’s Chief Executive Officer, said the 274-seater, wide-bodied aircraft is the first of its kind in East Africa, adding that the plane enhances the capacity of Africa’s fastest growing airline to expand its footprint across the globe.

The new airline is cost-effective, highly efficient, offering flexibility and optimized performance, making it a perfect choice for travellers. It also offers more personal space and modern long-haul comfort and is fitted with 18-inch wide seats in the economy class, and the latest in-flight entertainment, including video-on-demand, and mobile phone and email connectivity via satellite. The aircraft remains the preferred choice for over 100 airlines worldwide, the New Times reports

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