RwandAir Begins Flight Operations To Tel Aviv June 25
RwandAir, the national carrier of the Republic of Rwanda said that it would commence direct flights to Tel Aviv, the economic and technology centre of Israel, from its Kigali hub starting from June 25, 2019.
A statement by the airline said that RwandAir would seamlessly connect tourists and business travelers between Tel Aviv and its network three times a week via its Kigali hub.
According to the airline this new route will be operated on Tuesdays,Thursdays and Saturdays by a Boeing 737-800NG offering 16 seats in business class and 138 seats in economy class.
According to RwanAir, Chief Executive Officer Yvonne Manzi Makolo, “Adding Tel Aviv to our network is part of our long term plan to link Rwanda to the rest of the world. Tel Aviv is one of the world’s leading tech hubs and we look forward to flying business travelers as well as pilgrims visiting the Holy Land, to and from our network on this new route. It will also be a great opportunity to ease travel and strengthen diplomatic ties between the two countries.”
The airline said that tickets are now available for sale through RwandAir website, sales offices and travel agencies.
Tel Aviv will be the 29th destination of RwandAir and its second destination in the Middle East after Dubai.