A few years ago, I used to run a blog which focused exclusively on the African market – The African Aviation Tribune. During its relatively brief existence, it covered all aspects of the continent’s aviation industry in an effort to help shed light on a region that has long been neglected from a news and also an investment perspective. Now granted, there were frequent stories of mismanagement, corruption, and political shenanigans at both private and state-owned airlines, but one carrier did stand out as a breed apart. No, not Ethiopian Airlines, I’m talking about RwandAir, the state-owned national carrier of the East African state of Rwanda.

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