News Listings for Air Burundi

  • Burundi and Rwanda strike open-skies deal

    News | 19 Aug 2013 14:37 | Oliver Clark

    <p>Rwanda has progressed a campaign to boost its operators' access to other African markets by signing a bilateral air service agreement with Burundi.</p><p>The...
  • IN FOCUS: No more thinking small for Russian and Chinese airframers

    News | 26 Oct 2012 08:00 | Günter Endres

    The development and production of small new turboprop aircraft have virtually stalled, as the market rejects this type in favour of larger regional jet aircraft
  • Air Burundi to resume services with new MA60s

    News | 02 Jul 2012 04:19 | Siva Govindasamy

    <p>Air Burundi has taken delivery of its first Xian Aircraft MA60 turboprop aircraft.</p><p>Burundi's flag carrier inked a deal for two MA60s in 2011, says...
  • Routes goes global

    News | 25 May 2006 00:00

    Routes comes to the Middle East for the first time in 10 years as the event becomes increasingly international
  • Tanzania's Precision Air to add routes and aircraft

    News | 26 Apr 2006 12:51 | Victoria Moores

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <div> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Tanzanian carrier Precision Air is to begin flights to <st1:City><st1:place><st1:City w:st="on">Entebbe</st1:City></st1:place></st1:City> in <st1:country-region><st1:place><st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Uganda</st1:place></st1:country-region></st1:place></st1:country-region> and will soon take delivery of an additional ATR 72 to support its planned network expansion.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Precision Air, which is 49% owned by Kenya Airways, will start flights to <st1:City><st1:place><st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Entebbe</st1:place></st1:City></st1:place></st1:City> in July. </p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>This means that it will serve all three East Africa
  • Burundian airlines face collapse

    News | 09 Mar 1998 15:16 | Chris Jasper

    <BODY LINK="#0000ff" VLINK="#800080"> <P>The director-general of central African carrier Air Burundi has been arrested in connection with allegations that he has taken bribes, the BBC reports.</P> <P>News of the airline chief's detention is said to have been revealed by Burundian transport and telecommunications minister, Venerand Nzohabonayo. The minister declined to give further details of the case, indicating that the matter is now in the hands of the courts.</P> <P>The reported arrest will come as a further blow to the ailing national carrier, which is already facing internal management problems and a financial crisis resulting from the regional trade embargo imposed on Burundi nearly two years ago in an attempt to force the Tutsi-led dictatorship to accept political change.</P> <P>The Burundian Government has declared that there will be no job losses at the airline, although the company board is already committed to a restructuring plan.</P> <P>Air Burundi's response to the