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Rwanda Statistical YearBook 2013 : Air Transport Figures

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07/09/2014

 

Here are some data about traffic between European Union and Kigali, for 2014 Q1.

 

 

 

2011 Q1

2012 Q1

2013 Q1

2014 Q1

Brussels Airlines

7582

9857

9951

9156

KLM Airlines

582

13336

13248

16603

 

The gap between KLM and Brussels Airlines is growing. KLM has a bigger fleet and network than Brussels Airlines. Furthermore, KLM serves Kigali everyday, while Brussels Airlines operates 5 flights a week.

 

Despite the arrival of Turkish Airlines and Qatar Airways in 2012, KLM records a big increase on its Kigali Amsterdam route, while Brussels Airlines is struggling to attract more passengers.

 

Since this year, Brussels Airlines provides connections on RwandAir flights to Kamembe, with the aim to attract passengers flying to East of DRC. Kamembe close to Bukavu City, the capital of South Kivu.

 


 

 

Rwanda Statistical YearBook 2013 : Air Transport Figures

 

19/07/2014

 

For the 4th year in row, the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) has published its Statistical YearBook. This edition shows data for 13 fields, including Air Transport.  

 

YOU CAN DONWLOAD THE PDF DOCUMENT HERE

 

For 2013 :

 

New Airlines & Destinations :

 

Turkish Cargo started a weekly service in June 2013, suspended in September 2013

 

Others Majors Events :

 

RwandAir started new routes Ghana and South Sudan and takes delivery of 2 B737-700s replacing two B737-500s. However, the airline suspended service to Mwanza and Gisenyi.

 

Turkish Airlines and KLM are now provided daily service to Rwanda instead of 5 flights a week.

 

South African Airways suspended its service to Kigali in december 2013.

 

For 2014 :

 

New Airlines & Destinations : 

 

RwandAir plans to add service to Mumbai, Abuja and Abidjan. This year, the airline opened its service to Douala and taken delivery of Q40NG replacing the old Dash 200.

 

Others Majors Events :

 

Works  at Kigali, Kamembe and Gisenyi should be completed.

 

KLM will add more seat capacity to Kigali, with the introduction of the A330-300 (292 seats) replacing the A330-200 (243 seats), 3 times week via Kilimanjaro. The airline keep its daily service, others flights are operated via Entebbe

 

Brussels Airlines will now fly 5 times a week to Kigali, year around while Kenya Airways will fly between 4 and 5 times a day, instead of 3 times a day.

 

Some (Funnies^^) Facts (as of 19 July 2014) :

 

Busiest route from Kigali (flights per week) : Nairobi (49)

Largest aircraft to serve Kigali : KLM's A330-300 (292 seats) from November 2014

Smallest aircraft to serve Kigali : Coastal (Tanzania) Cessna 208B (9 seats)

Longest flight from Kigali : Amsterdam-Kigali (6485,66 km flight time: 10h30 )

 

Statistics are only for Kigali Airports, not for other Rwandans airports

 

 

2008

2012

2013

(a) Passenger and Combination Aircraft

7719

17385

/

(b) Cargo Aircraft

347

284

/

( c ) General Aviation and Others Movements

2610

2666

/

TOTAL (a+b+c)

8066

17935

About 36 000 (based on 700 flights a week, informations from Rwanda Civil Aviation)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2008

2012

2013

(a) International Passengers (Arr Dep)

247843

396607

/

(b) Domestic Passengers (Arr Dep)

5588

28953

/

( c ) Direct Transit Passengers

22684

63343

/

TOTAL (a+b+c)

276115

488903

Over 600 000

 

 

2008

2012

2013

(a) International Freight (Loaded Unloaded) in Metric Tonnes

6566,05

6417,5

/

 

 

 

 

(b) Domestic Freight (Loaded Unloaded)

-

--

-

( c ) Total Freight

6566,05

6417,5

/

(d) Total Mail (Loaded Unloaded)

219,4

495,2

/

TOTAL (a+b+c+d)

6784,4

6912,7

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19/07/2014
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