#AfriTravel: RwandAir connects Central and East Africa with new route to London

2017-05-29 12:20 - Unathi Nkanjeni
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Cape Town - Travellers in Central and East Africa will be pleased to know that RwandAir, has introduced new flights, flying straight to London in the United Kingdom.

The first of the three weekly flights, started on Friday 26 May and will operate from the national carrier's hub in Kigali International Airport to Gatwick International Airport, London, in the United Kingdom.

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London, one of the world’s leading financial centres will become RwandAir’s first European and second long haul route, as well as will bring RwandAir’s growing network to 22 destinations. 

According to the airline, the destination will be served by the newly acquired state of the art Airbus A330 fleet in a triple class configuration with in-flight connectivity.

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"We are delighted to enable new and seamless connections between London and the whole of our network offering our esteemed customers a differentiated product in terms of comfort, good customer services and affordability", says John Mirenge, Chief Executive Officer of RwandAir.