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Rwanda as we all know is a fast-growing economy and there are a lot of international airlines operating in and out of Kigali, its capital city.
The national carrier is a fast-growing airline named Rwandair which has made Kigali a unique hub allowing seamless travel into and out of Rwanda.
Rwandair initially 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. In March 2009, they registered a new trademark “RwandAir” which is their current operating name.
Operating from Kigali as THE hub at the heart of Africa, RwandAir is one of the fastest growing airlines and operates one of the youngest and state of the art fleet on the African continent which comprises of four Boeing 737-800NG, two Boeing 737-700NG, two CRJ900NG, two Bombardier Q-400NG all in dual class configuration and two new triple class Airbus A330.
The airline is also well reputed for an excellent on time performance, reaches out to twenty-two cities in Western, Central, Eastern and Southern Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Europe.
RwandAir is a member airline of the International Air Transportation Association (IATA), an EASA, IOSA and ISAGO certified operator.
Apart from Rwandair, international airlines like SN Brussels, KLM / Kenya Airways, Qatar Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and Turkish airlines also fly into and out of Kigali international airport.
RTTA have several registered travel agents who can help with air ticketing allowing travellers to seek assistance to come to this side of the world.
Studied Travel and Tourism Management at the former RWANDA TOURISM UNIVERSITY COLLEGE now UNIVERSITY OF TOURISM AND BUSINESS STUDIES. Worked in Hospitality and Tourism for the last 7 years and held different positions in Sales and Travel Consultancy. Among others I have worked with THE MANOR HOTEL, DUBAI HOLIDAYS RWANDA, RWANDAIR, FLYDUBAI and Currently Co-owner and Managing Director of ONE WORLD TRAVEL AND TOURS Ltd.
Born in 1986, Co-Owner of Virunga Expedition Tours and currently Secretary of Rwanda Tours and Travel Association. I Have a degree in Tourism and Management from Makerere University in Uganda. Have been in the hospitality industry for the last 10 years, worked for Kiboko Safaris for 3 years before launching our company, Virunga Expedition Tours.
Chetan Gina brings with him over 19 years of experience in the travel industry working with prominent airlines like Swiss Air and Emirates. He is the Manager – Administration and Finance for Rickshaw Travels Rwanda and has been in Rwanda since December 2009.
He has achieved distinction in his Senior Management Diploma by IATA amongst his various other academic qualifications.
Being an optimistic and hardworking individual, he is dedicated to help RTTA achieve new horizons.
15 years excellent track record as an expert in Hospitality and Tourism in the East African region. Dynamic professional with a background in sales and Marketing in the Tourism industry and proven skills in human resources and management.
Holds a Bachelor’s degree in Tourism from Makerere University in Uganda and several training in similar fields. Very good public relations and marketing skills to manage tourists in different destinations. Vast experience as a tour agent able to promote guided tours and identify package deals suitable for high end visitors.
Currently the Sales and Marketing Manager Rwanda of One&Only Properties in Rwanda.
With extensive knowledge and understanding of the luxury travel and service industries, I am focused on bringing my experience in East Africa, specialist knowledge and distinctive 10-year strong background in the luxury industry to Rwanda Tours and Travel Association.