Air Burundi Reviews

Air Burundi Reviews

The flag carrier of Burundi traces its roots back to 1971 but commenced operations in April 1975, and was initially known as Société de Transports Aériens du Burundi, rebranding to “Air Burundi” in June. Due to several problems, the airline ceased operations in 2007 but relaunched in 2008. However, it still faced problems with finances and overhaul funding from 2009 up to the present.

Air Burundi is headquartered in Bujumbura with a current fleet of 1 Xian MA60 and 1 Raytheon Beech 1900C. The airline acquired MA60 aircraft during their partnership with the Chinese government. Xian MA60 is a 52-seater turbo prop and has a two-type seating configuration. Air Burundi is currently led by their Group Managing Director, Emmanuel Habimana, and it’s fully owned by the government of Burundi.

Air Burundi Reviews-crewMr. Habimana once said, “Despite the challenging competition Air Burundi is committed to ensure that our operations are sustained while preserving all employment to ensure we are training future industry experts who will drive the company to even greater heights. I wish all Air Burundi travellers and partner our utmost commitment to giving you the best of Burundi’s hospitality as you fly with us.”

And, Air Burundi’s MISSION is:
‘To be the reliable and safest Air Transporter to all our partners, while bridging Burundi with the rest of the world and ensuring profitability’.

Flying with Air Burundi

on-boardAir Burundi might be from a small country but their services are somehow similar to other international airlines. They even have a frequent flyer program known as eClub that stands for Executive Club. The program follows similar procedures with other airlines’ frequent flyers: fly with them and earn points that customers can use to get freebies or service discounts on their next flight with Air Burundi.

However, as I am writing this review about Air Burundi, the airline currently suspended operations for their aircraft Raytheon Beech 1900C is undergoing heavy maintenance in South Africa.
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On their official website, customers can book online either one-way or roundtrip. The site also lets travelers to check-in online, be inspired with destinations, and even provides information about the airline’s policies and services. However, some icons on the site don’t even work or are malfunctioning. And, the overall layout of the webpage is not modernized and makes customers a bit confused especially with the small font size.

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There are no Air Burundi reviews to be found. Maybe because the airline suspended some of their flights due to aircraft maintenance. But, that doesn’t seem to be a valid reason to delete all the feedback. Or maybe there were no comments ever posted? This is quite doubtful. As of now, we’ll just rely with “Maybe.”
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How To Reach Them?

  • Website URL:        
  • Contact Number:           +257 22 22 90 92
  • Contact Email:      
  • Fax Number:                   +257 22 34 52
  • Head Office Address:     BP 2460, 40 Avenue du Commerce, Bujumbura, Burundi


Judging through several reports and news, Air Burundi is on a shaky standing lately. However, they are doing everything to avoid ceasing operations once again. There’s nothing wrong with mistakes, because those are proof that you were trying, and trying means that you are willing to make an achievement.

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