RwandAir Chairman, John Mirenge, stated privatisation plans are still on course, as part of wider expansion plans (The New Times, 24-Jun-2010). The carrier has been in the process of acquiring a fleet and recruiting new staff. The Ministry of Finance plans to continue assessing the carrier’s efficiency as part of plans to make the carrier viable for potential investors. The ministry also recently stated it plans to invest in the carrier as part of its 2010-11 budget. Finance Minister, John Rwangombwa, previously stated the Rwandan Government plans to privatise the carrier by 2014.
RwandAir states privatisation plans still in play
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