East African carrier, Rwand Air has commenced flights between Kigali , the airline’s hub and London Gatwick, in the United Kingdom.
Rwandair’s Country Manager, Nigeria, Ms Ibiyemi Odusi in a statement issued in Lagos said the flights was part of its routes expansion programme.
Besides London, the airline has also commenced flights between Brussels , the Belgian capital and Kigali.
Odusi described the additional routes as strategic in the growth plan of the carrier, which she said is poised to offer passengers competitive fares to remain a major player in business.
She said the flights are operated by the new Airbus A330 with complete flat bed in Business class, comfortable Premium Economy and Generous Leg Room in Economy cabins.
Odusi listed other features in the aircraft to include free Wi-fi on board all cabins and mobile network.
She said the Kigali – London flight began May 26, 2017 while the Kigali – Brussels operations commenced June 14, 2017.
The airline said Nigerian passengers are treated to good connection time with complimentary accommodation in Kigali to connect flights into London and Brussels .
Odusi spoke of plans by the airline to begin flights into Guangzhou , in China soon.
She said :” We are keeping faith with our promise to give passengers the best services. We are offering competitive fares to endear passengers to our airline.
” Very soon we will unveil our timeline for expansion into Guangzhou and other upcoming routes. “