Africa

RwandAir launches direct flights to Lusaka

RwandAir B737-800
Tis Meyer / Planepics.org

RwandAir announced the commencement of flights to Lusaka, in Zambia effective March 27th, 2015, with three weekly flights.

The flights will be operated by our Boeing 737-800 Next Generation dual-class aircraft. The flights which are tagged to the existing Johannesburg route are scheduled to be departing from Kigali to Lusaka then continue to Johannesburg on Monday, Wednesday and Friday; and from Johannesburg via Lusaka back to Kigali on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Lusaka will take the airline’s growing network to eighteen destinations all connecting through Kigali, at the heart of Africa. The airline is well reputed for its fast growth, for an incredible on time performance and for operating one of the youngest and states of the art fleet in Africa.

“We are delighted to see African airspaces open for African carriers to take advantage of the opportunities on the continent ; the route which will be served with flights combined with our Johannesburg route will offer convenience and affordable flights to the passengers who will also take advantage of connections to sixteen other destinations in Africa and in the Middle East”, said John Mirenge, the Chief Executive Officer.

This year, the airline plans to increase its number of destinations in Southern and Western Africa and will take delivery of a second brand new dual-class Bombardier Q400NextGen which is revolutionizing regional flights with an unmatched comfort.

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