By Cyril NDEGEYA
The national carrier of Rwanda announced two more destinations to be launched soon on the African continent being respecively Abuja in Nigeria and Cape Town in South Africa.
The four times a week Abuja flight will be tagged to the existing Accra route, where the flight will stop in Abuja before heading to Accra in Ghana, while the Cape Town will also be operated four times a week with a stop-over in Harare-Zimbabwe.
“This is yet another big milestone for RwandAir as we continue to expand our network. Ouraim is to provide to our customers seamless and better connections on the continent andbeyond. Abuja and Cape Town come in as a boost to the different economies in terms of tourism and trade on one hand, and enhance bilateral partnership between our countries on the other hand”,said Col Chance Ndagano, the Ag. CEO of RwandAir In a press statement released by the national carrier.
Cape Town International Airport (IATA: CPT, ICAO: FACT) is the primary airport that serves the capital City of South Africa, and surroundings. It is the second busiest airport in the country and the third one in Africa.
Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (IATA: ABV, ICAO: DNAA) is an international airport serving Abuja, in the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria. It is the main airport serving the Nigerian capital city and was named after Nigeria’s first President, Nnamdi Azikiwe. The airport is approximately 20 kilometres (12 mi) west of Abuja, and has an international and a domestic terminal that share its single runway.