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RwandAir to launch flights to Bangui

Posted 29 January 2021 · Add Comment

RwandAir is set to launch a new route into Central Africa with flights to Bangui.

 

RwandAir to launch flights to Bangui operated by one of the airline's Boeing 737 aircraft.  Image:  RwandAir

The launch of the new intra-African service to the Central African Republic is part of RwandAir’s recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic as it opens up new markets and destinations.

 

The Kigali-based airline will fly to Bangui the capital of Central African Republic, twice a week from February 3 2021, with flights operating on Wednesdays and Sundays.

Tagged to the existing route to Douala in Cameroon, the flight will be operated by one of the airline's existing Boeing 737 aircraft, offering customers a choice of seats in two cabins, Business Class and Economy Class.

 

Yvonne Manzi Makolo, RwandAir CEO, said: “The launch of our new twice-weekly service to Bangui will open up a new lucrative market for RwandAir and help stimulate trade in the region and beyond Africa”.

 

“Thanks to RwandAir’s quick and easy connections via our Kigali hub, we believe this new route will strengthen the growing trade ties in Africa and bolster Rwanda’s growing economy. Customers will benefit from more choice, through our premium onboard service, and will fly in a safe and hygienic environment thanks to our world-class cleaning measures.”

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