Burundi Airlines, a Burundian Fresh Start

MIAMI – The Government of the Republic of Burundi has plans for a new carrier under the name of Burundi Airlines in 2021.

According to a December 24 cabinet statement, the airline will be a merger between Air Burundi (8Y) and ground handler SOBUGEA.

Both entities are state owned and the Republic of Burundi will own a 92% stake in the airline with smaller stakes belonging to an insurer and the estate of now-defunct Belgian airline Sabena (SN).

Air Burundi Caravelle back in 1976 Photo: By Steve Fitzgerald – http://www.airliners.net/photo/Air-Burundi/Sud-SE-210-Caravelle/1848375/L/, GFDL 1.2, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17019304

A Fresh Start

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Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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