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Rwandair adds Two New Routes in DRC to its Network

 

Kigali, 13 September, 2021 RwandAir continues its recovery from the pandemic by adding additional routes to the Democratic Republic of the Congo ( from September. As of September 29, the Rwandan flag carrier is to launch new twice weekly services to both Lubumbashi, the DRC’s mining capital, and Goma capital of North Kivu province, on […]

RwandAir and Qatar Airways join forces to give customers greater choice over combined networks

 

KIGALI, 2 August, 2021 – RwandAir customers will be able to explore even more of the world following its new partnership with Qatar Airways via their hubs at Kigali and Doha. As part of the strategic partnership, the extensive interline agreement will give customers access to the networks of both airlines, providing a seamless travel […]

RwandAir is the first African airline to achieve Diamond status in the APEX Health Safety audit powered by SimpliFlying

 

RwandAir has become the first African airline to be awarded the top Diamond status rating for COVID-19 prevention measures – the highest attainable level. The award comes from APEX Health Safety, powered by SimpliFlying, for the airline’s sustained work to ensure the highest standards of cleanliness and sanitisation for its customers and crew. The Diamond […]

RwandAir Dream miles and Qatar Airways Privilege Club launch loyalty partnership for frequent fliers

 

KIGALI, 12 July, 2021 – RwandAir has become the first – and only – Sub-Saharan African airline to launch a loyalty partnership with Qatar Airways. The two carriers have joined forces to offer RwandAir Dream Miles and Qatar Airways Privilege Club loyalty members access to each other’s destinations with the opportunity to ‘earn and burn’ […]

RwandAir to be the first African airline to trial IATA Travel Pass

 

RwandAir will become the first African airline to trial IATA Travel Pass to enable safe and seamless international travel. The airline will begin a three-week trial in April for customers travelling between Kigali and Nairobi in Kenya. IATA Travel Pass is a digital platform to help passengers easily and securely verify that they comply with […]

RwandAir expands into Central Africa with new route to Bangui

 

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

Rwandair Returns to Service

 

RwandAir, the Rwandan national flag carrier, will resume commercial passenger services from 1st August 2020. Flights will restart with select African routes where travel restrictions have been eased and borders have reopened. Flights to the airline’s long-haul destination of Dubai will also recommence with a 3 times a week service and more destinations will gradually […]

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