Rwanda Airlines to open direct flights to China in Feb. 2019

Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Rwanda national carrier, RwandAir is readying itself to open direct flights to Chinese city of Guangzhou if the two countries reach a bilateral Air Service Agreement by February 2019, an official source confirmed Tuesday to PANA in Kigali.

RwandAir which is 99 per cent owned by the Rwandan government, has recently announced that it is looking to increase the flight frequency to Asia targetting India and China.

It said that RwandAir has started making preparations for the route to be launched at the beginning of next year.

From Kigali as its hub, RwandAir currently flies to 26 destinations in West, East and Southern Africa, the Middle East, Mumbai (India) and Europe.

The airline which has 10 aircraft plans to increase its fleet to about 20 in the next two years. The fleet includes two B737-700s, two B737-800s, two CRJ-900s, two Dash 8-400s, and two A330s.
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24 july 2018 15:53:59




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