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RwandAir plans to start service to Luanda (Angola) in 2015






6 March 2014 : "After the launch of Douala, the first commercial flight will leave Kigali on 30th of March we will still add Abidjan this year and are then looking at new destinations like Luanda, Harare and Lusaka for 2015,” said CEO John Mirenge to this correspondent". Source : HERE


15 May 2014 : "Rwanda’s national carrier, RwandAir, will be working closely with the Angolan Airline to facilitate air transport between the two countries, the diplomats said." Source : HERE




Rwanda and Angola eye Air Transport to strengthen cooperation




Rwanda's Foreign Affairs minister, Louise Mushikiwabo, started yesterday a two day working visit in Angola. She met her counterpart, Georges Rebelo Chikoti. Two countries are agree to enhance  bilateral ties between them.


Among fields where two countries want to strengthen cooperation, there is the Air Transport.


Angola Press.po says, "she noted (Louise Mushikiwabo) that Rwanda wants to strengthen cooperation with Angola in various sectors, with stress to the fields of air transport, trade, security and others that will be analysed by concerned technical teams".


It's off course too early to know, when a route between Angola and Rwanda will be opened, but according to Angolan governement, Paul Kagame is consedering to visit Angola and meet the Angolan president José Eduardo Dos Santos, in coming months. We will know probably more.



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