RwandAir announces major schedule changes


In a press release overnight has RwandAir announced daily flights between Kigali and Dubai, effective from the onset of the airline’s ‘winter schedule’ and up by one from the previous 6 flights per week.

At the same time will Johannesburg be served daily, flights to Lagos be increased from the present three to five per week and Brazzaville and Libreville get a fourth weekly frequency.

Dar es Salaam will under the new schedule be served daily, while Nairobi, Entebbe but also Bujumbura will see three flights per day. Notably will the regional destinations of Mombasa, Kilimanjaro and Mwanza also see an additional flight, bringing both destinations to 4 per week. Most arrivals in Kigali have been scheduled to have either immediate or early onward connections into other network destinations, further improving connectivity for travelers choosing to fly RwandAir.

The airline’s CEO John Mirenge was quoted in the media release as having said: ‘We will be welcoming more travelers on board our national carrier. This is a major step in the development of the airline and the airport. Connecting through Kigali now becomes a real alternative for everyone’.

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