RwandAir Returns To Service, As Rwanda Lifts Ban On International Flights

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RwandAir said it will resume commercial passenger services from 1st August 2020.


Rwandair said flights will restart with selected African routes where travel restrictions have been eased and borders have reopened.


According to the airline, flights to its long-haul destination of Dubai will also recommence with a 3 times a week service and more destinations will gradually be added to the network as countries continue to lift travel restrictions.


The airline temporarily suspended commercial flights on 20th March 2020 in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Yvonne Manzi Makolo, RwandAir, CEO RwandAir, said: “Now travel bans and restrictions are being relaxed, we can once again resume flying and look forward to welcoming our highly-valued customers back to RwandAir.”


“We want to ensure our return to flying matches consumer demand as the world adapts to travel in the post-COVID-19 world, where the health, safety and security of our customers and staff will continue to be of paramount importance,” Makolo stated.


“As we adjust to the ‘new normal’, our strict new health and hygiene measures will keep customers and our ground and on board crew safe,” she also noted.


RwandAir said as it ramps up passenger flights, its will react quickly and responsibly to changing demand, as the world combats the coronavirus outbreak. Schedules will be kept under constant review to adapt to travel restrictions in different countries.



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