RwandAir Fleet Boeing 737-800 Details and Pictures

RwandAir Fleet Boeing 737-800 Details and Pictures. On current fleet, RwandAir operates 4 narrow-body aircraft Boeing 737-800.

In December 2015, RwandAir signed a lease agreement with Aircraft Lease Corporation, an American based lessor to acquire two brand new Boeing 737-800 Next Generation.

The deliveries of the two aircraft named Kalisimbi and Muhabura are on 16th November 2016 and May 2017 respectively.

RwandAir becomes the first airline in Africa and second globally to acquire a Boeing 737-800NG equipped with inflight connectivity on a line-fit program.

The new Wi-Fi connected Boeing 737-800NG is configured in a dual class cabin comfortably seating 16 passengers in Business Class and 138 in Economy Class.

RwandAir 9XR WG Boeing 737 800
RwandAir 9XR WG Boeing 737 800

Boeing 737-800 RwandAir Aircraft Fleet Data and Registration Number

RegAircraft TypeDeliveredName
9XR-WFBoeing 737-800Aug 2011
9XR-WGBoeing 737-800Oct 2011
9XR-WQBoeing 737-800Nov 2016Kalisimbi
9XR-WRBoeing 737-800May 2017Muhabura

Facts and figures RwandAir 737-800

  • Seating Capacity: 16 Business Class – 51’ pitch, 138 Economy Class – 31’ pitch.
  • Cargo Capacity 21.4 – 52.0m³
  • Overall Length 39.5m
  • Wingspan 34.3m
  • Overall Height 12.5m
  • Cabin Width/Height 3.54m/-
  • Max. Takeoff Weight 155,500lb
  • Cruising Speed / Max. Speed 809.5kph

RwandAir Fleet Boeing 737-800 Cabin Interior Class Configuration and Seats Layout

The RwandAir Boeing 737-800 is configured with 16 recliner style Business Class seats and 138 standard Economy Class seats.

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Together with the smaller B737-700, this aircraft are used on short-haul routes.

Some models have inflight entertainment monitors where one may access audio and video entertainment.

Adjustable air vents were available for each seat as well.

The windows appeared to be larger than on other 737s, but this might have just been an illusion produced from the design of the wall. 

Also, the overhead compartments were larger compared to other short haul aircraft, which provided enough space for everyone’s carry-on luggage.

The economy class seats had no signs of wear and were adequately comfortable for the 2.5 hours flight.

Furthermore, the leg room was sufficient at 31′ of pitch.

While the seats cushions were a bit thin, they provided enough support for a short-haul flight.

However, the thick head rests were much appreciated.

Walking past the business class section of the plane, the seats appeared large, comfortable, and superior compared to most business class seats on short haul flights.

The dinner provided included meat, potatoes, vegetables, bread, and desert.

Seat Map and Seating Chart Boeing 737-800 RwandAir

Narrow-body aircraft Boeing 737-800 RwandAir has two class configuration on-board (Business and Economy) with total of 154 seats.

Use airplane seat map to find which ones are more comfortable and which ones should be avoided.

Seat Map and Seating Chart RwandAir Boeing 737 800
Seat Map and Seating Chart RwandAir Boeing 737 800

Boeing 737-800 RwandAir Aircraft Fleet Inflight Amenities and On-Board Services Information

  • Video. Informational videos are presented on drop down screens.
  • Food. Beverages, lite snacks, sandwiches, and meals are served depending on time of day and route.

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