RwandAir, the national carrier of the Republic of Rwanda has announced that it will commence direct flights to Tel Aviv, the economic and technology center of Israel, from its Kigali hub starting from June 25, 2019. RwandAir will seamlessly connect tourists and business travelers between Tel Aviv and its network three times a week via its Kigali hub. 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.
“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,” said Yvonne Manzi Makolo, RwandAir’s CEO.
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.
From its hub at the heart of Africa at Kigali International Airport, RwandAir is reputed for its excellent on-time performance, customer service and safety, and has one of the youngest fleet on the African continent. RwandAir is an IATA member airline and has been IOSA, ISAGO and EASA certified.
With a fleet of 12 aircraft including two wide-body Airbus A330, the airline currently reaches out to 27 destinations