The launch of RwandAir’s new service to the Central African Republic is part of the carrier’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, 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: “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.”

Since August 1 last year, RwandAir has gradually resumed commercial flights across its global network, including most of its African routes, as well as some long-haul destinations such as London Heathrow, Brussels and Dubai.

To ensure the health and safety of its customers as its number one priority, RwandAir has also published a Five-Step Health & Safety Guide to provide for a clean and secure onboard experience.

Tickets for Bangui are now available for sale and include complimentary travel insurance.

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