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RwandAir Says it Plans to Buy Two New Jets for Regional Flights

January 12, 2012

Jan. 12 (Bloomberg) -- RwandAir, Rwanda’s national carrier, plans to buy two aircraft by June to replace two 50-seater CRJ 200 planes that are being sold, the company said.

The new larger-capacity aircraft will seat 70 to 100 people and will be used for regional flights, according to a statement on the airline’s website. It didn’t say which company its buying the planes from.

RwandAir’s fleet currently consists of two Boeing Co. 737-800s, two Boeing 737-500s and one Bombardier Inc. Dash 8 100, the company said.

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