RwandAir chooses Rockwell Collins' ARINC airport systems to improve operations and enhance passenger processing.

Sunday 10th May 2015

Rwanda's national carrier, RwandAir, has selected Rockwell Collins'
ARINC common use passenger processing systems (CUPPS) and related
technologies to support the airline's strong passenger growth.

Under a new, five-year contract, RwandAir will implement the company's ARINC
vMUSE™ common use check-in platform, ARINC AirVue Flight Information
Display System (FIDS) and AirDB 7, the latest generation ARINC Airport
Operational Database (AODB) system.

"We selected Rockwell Collins because we were impressed by its
reputation for excellent customer service, as well as the history of
successful project implementations for other airports in our region,"
said John Mirenge,  Chief Executive Officer at RwandAir.

"The African aviation industry has been experiencing steady growth
over the past several years," said Paul Hickox, managing director, IMS
EMEA for Rockwell Collins.  "RwandAir, one of Africa's fastest growing
airlines and a key pillar in the development of Rwanda's economy, is
playing a key role in successfully developing Kigali International
Airport as a new hub at the heart of Africa. With the renovation of
Kigali and the selection of Rockwell Collins' ARINC airport systems,
RwandAir clearly understands the need for providing scalable and
customizable solutions that are on international standards."

About Rockwell Collins

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About RwandAir

From Kigali as its hub in the heart of Africa, RwandAir is one of the fastest growing airlines and operates one of the youngest fleet on the African continent.

The airline which is also well reputed for an incredible on time
performance, reaches out to eighteen cities in Western, Eastern and
Southern Africa and the Middle East.
RwandAir also plans to purchase two brand new A330s aircraft in order to expand its services to Europe and Asia.
RwandAir recent major milestone is the passing of the IATA Operational Safety
Audit which resulted in the acquisition of the IOSA certificate. The
airline's commitment to operate with the highest and international
industry safety standards continues with the pursuit of another
certification, the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations expected to
be completed by June 2016.

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