*Says new route provides three-weekly service
True to its promise, the fast growing airline in Africa, RwandAir has launched new direct flights to the popular city of Paris for the first time on June 27.
With the new addition, customers can fly with RwandAir on the only direct service between Rwanda and France as the airline accelerates its ambitious growth strategy.
According to the airline management, the new flights to the ‘City of Light’ will operate three times a week, giving customers easy access to one of Europe’s most stylish and exciting cities and connecting France with Kigali in the heart of Africa.
Flight WB700 departs Kigali every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 00:40 am and arrives at Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris, at 09:30 the same day.
The returning flight WB701 leaves Paris at 09:30 pm every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and arrive into RwandAir’s home hub at 06:00 am the following morning.
The Chief Executive Officer, RwandAir, Yvonne Makolo, expressed management’s excitement over the new route, stating that flights will reunite friends and families.
Makolo said: “We are excited and proud to celebrate the start of RwandAir’s new three-times-a-week service to Paris from Kigali. We know this fantastic new route to the French Capital will prove very popular with our customers.
“From tourists looking to discover the chic and sophisticated city of Paris or eager to explore the beauty and wildlife of Rwanda, RwandAir’s new flights will also reunite friends and families, and enable businesses to build stronger international links.
“We look forward to growing our presence in the French market as we continue to expand our international route network and connect Africa with Europe and more overseas destinations.”
The CEO added that customers flying between Rwanda and France will now be able to reach Paris in eight hours and 30 minutes giving them more time to explore the city’s incredible atmosphere, amazing culture and iconic sights.
“It will also open access for travelers from France directly to the heart of Africa to explore Rwanda’s magnificent scenery and wildlife, including its beautiful national parks and world famous mountain gorillas
“RwandAir’s home hub in Kigali provides quick connections to its extensive network of flights reaching across Africa to countries such as Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa. RwandAir is renowned for its excellent on-time performance, customer service and safety”, the airline added.
Rwandair has announced its plan to add Paris to its destinations on June 27, the promised it kept with excitement and funfair.