Rwand Air has concluded plans to launch flights from its hub in Kigali into Abuja, Bamako in Mali, Conakry in Guinea and Cape Town in South Africa.
These routes, according to the airline, are part of its route expansion and growth drive for the 2017/2018 financial year.
Apart from the expansion plan for its operations in Africa, RwandAir is also determined to expand its flights into New York, in the United States and into Guangzhou in China, Asia.
In an interview, Rwand Air Country Manager in Nigeria, Ms Ibiyemi Odusi, said the airline will continue to offer uninterrupted seamless air services on its many routes with improvements on its products on all fronts.
She said the airline is committed to offering market competitive fares, generous baggage allowance and uninterrupted connections to destinations within Africa, Middle East and Europe.
Odusi said: “Abuja will soon be active together with Bamako, Yaounde, Conakry, Cape Town New York and, of course, the long awaited Guangzhou, in China.
“ We are the fastest-growing airline in Africa. Our fleet of 12 aircraft is composed of Airbus A3330-300 and A330-200. We will continue to consolidate on this to enable us feed our routes seamlessly with adequate schedule planning.
“ By the end of this financial year, we will be looking at 31 destinations in the whole network.”
Meanwhile, the RwandwAir Country Manager said the airline plans to host trade and corporate partners, for their contributions in the financial year. This has since been a tradition with the airline.
According to Odusi, the programme is drawn up to appreciate partners for their support for the airline. It is necessary to appreciate them and also update them on new products/services, she said.