The national carrier, RwandAir has resumed daily flights to the south-west town of Kamembe, Cyangungu district as it continues to beef-up its network.
RwandAir said in a statement yesterday that it will operate these daily flights beginning March 7, 2010 with flight WB115 departing from Kigali at 08:00HRS and arriving in Kamembe at 08:25HRS. The statement said that the return flight WB114 will leave Kamembe at 08:55HRS and arrive in Kigali by 09:20HRS.
“The Kamembe flights offer great convenience and connectivity to tourists, businessmen, government travel, corporate organizations, NGOs, and financial institution accessing the southern part of the country,” reads the statement.
The national carrier will also be reinstating its daily evening flight to Bujumbura. Flight WB 109 will depart from Kigali at 16:30HRS (local time) and arrive in Bujumbura at 17:05HRS (local time).
The airline said the return flight WB110 will depart from Bujumbura at 17:35HRS (local time) and arrive in Kigali at 18:10HRS with a convenient connection to Entebbe for travellers eyeing intercontinental connections out of Entebbe airport.
“The resumption of the evening flight to Bujumbura effectively means that every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, RwandAir will have two flights to the Burundi Capital,” the statement states.
RwandAir is also firming up its plans to add Kinshasa to its summer 2010 schedule set to be released in April 2010.
The airline says that the 2hr and 45minutes flight to the DRC Capital is expected to give a direct connection to travellers between Kinshasa and Kigali.