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New Flights Commencing December 3

RwandAir announces Lagos flights

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda  Nov 15, 2011

eTN) - The Rwandan national airline, RwandAir, has just announced that they will commence flights to Lagos Nigeria as of December 3 this year. Departure and arrival times of the flight have been tuned to allow easy connections to onward flights to Dubai via Mombasa, Nairobi, and Entebbe, from where passengers can now reach Lagos by alternative means.

The flights, to be operated by RwandAir’s new B737-800 Sky Interior aircraft, will initially fly the route three times a week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Departure time from Kigali is at 1100 hours local time and the flight arrives at 1410 local time in Nigeria, while the return flight leaves Lagos at 1455 local time and is due to land in Kigali at 2005 hours local time.

Meanwhile, it was also announced that Rwandair operated a special charter from Kigali to Asmara/Eritrea carrying the Rwandan national football team and staff for the FIFA 2014 World Cup qualifier against Eritrea.

RwandAir is also due to make an announcement soon on their next stage of rolling out their strategic plan, when announcing details on the likely acquisition of larger Bombardier jets in a trade off for their current two CRJ200 aircraft.

RwandAir announces Lagos flights
RwandAir’s new B737-800 Sky Interior aircraft / Image via

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