Rwanda-based airline, RwandAir, has launched its third destination in Tanzania with weekly flights between Kigali and Mwanza on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
With the launch of this new flight, RwandAir adds to its Tanzania portfolio alongside its current destinations of Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro and becomes the first airline to connect Mwanza with Kigali.
According to the CEO of RwandAir, John Mirenge, the airline is eager to strengthen its ties with Tanzania.
“With our new operations to Mwanza, we are delighted to further strengthen our regional co-operation with Tanzania and hope to serve its esteemed customers in this underserved market,” he said.
RwandAir first began operations in 2002 under the name Rwandair Express. In 2009, the airline registered with the trademark RwandAir and now operates daily flights to many East African Community capital cities as well Johannesburg and Dubai.
RwandAir currently offers flights to Nairobi, Entebbe, Mombasa, Bujumbura, Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro, Johannesburg, Brazzaville, Dubai, Lagos, Accra and Juba and has also recently launched flights to locations in Nigeria, Ghana, and South Sudan with plans to expand in Cameroon.