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Rwanda Air connects East and West Africa

Rwanda Air connects East and West Africa AIR TRAVEL between Nigeria and Kigali and to many other East African countries is now possible as RwandAir, the national carrier of Rwanda launched direct flights from her operating hub in Kigali to Lagos the commercial hub of Nigeria and West Africa. Lagos becomes the 13th destination to join the airlines rapidly growing network and the fourth new destination this year after domestic Gisenyi,RwandAir Chief Executive Officer, John Mirenge confirmed the airlines commitment and plans to continue exploring the westward network expansion drive at the launch of the airline’s operations to the country.According to him, “At the beginning of the year, we made a commitment to expand our network with a focus on Central and West Africa. Lagos for us is an exciting addition to our network and we know the destination will have very positive contributions to the already existing network”.Mirenge said they were pleased to make this their first West African destination, adding that the Nigerian aviation authorities had been very cooperative and responsive to the RwandAir request to fly to Lagos.“From the time we declared our intentions to fly to Lagos, the Nigerian government and aviation authorities have been very swift and quick in welcoming us”, he added.Lagos flights come close in the wake of major frequency additions on the airline’s schedule notably; Dubai flights, which have been stepped up from three to six frequencies a week. 
 

THAI AIRWAYS WINS BEST AIRLINE IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

THAI AIRWAYS WINS BEST AIRLINE IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

Los Angeles – On December 1, 2011, Thai Airways International (THAI) accepted the award as the Best Airline in Southeast Asia at Global Traveler Magazine’s 2011 GT Tested A...

Delta Celebrates Five Historic Years of Serving Africa

Delta Celebrates Five Historic Years of Serving Africa Carrier was first major U.S. airline to operate nonstop service between United States and Africa since the 1980s ATLANTA, Dec. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYS...

Emirates to take center stage at Akwaaba Travel Market

Emirates to take center stage at Akwaaba Travel Market EMIRATES, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, is poised once again to take part in the 7th Akwaaba African ...

Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar: Gem of culture, jewel of the Indian Ocean

Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar: Gem of culture, jewel of the Indian Ocean BY WOLE SHADARE   DAR ES Salaam, located on the coast of Tanzania in East Africa is a gem of culture and diversity for any traveller who is in search of a place to unwind. ...

Angola confirms 17 dead in air crash

Angola confirms 17 dead in air crash
THE Angolan government announced yesterday in a statement that 17 people were killed and six people survived in Wednesday’s crash of the country’s air force plane in the ...

Nigeria Partners Sao Tome & Principe On Investour

Nigeria Partners Sao Tome & Principe On Investour

By Emeka Umejei

Lagos — Government agencies, policy makers and private sector participants will converge on Sao Tome e Principe to addressing a delegation of prospective N...

Emirates opens new first class lounge in Dubai

By Chika Goodluck-Ogazi EMIRATES has opened its First Class Lounge at Terminal 3 - Dubai International Airport, making it the fourth dedicated premium Emirates Lounge in D...

Customs Says No Aircraft Entering US Show Harmful Radiation

Customs Says No Aircraft Entering US Show Harmful Radiation John D. Boyd | The Journal of Commerce   Agency monitoring air, sea traffic from Japan, checking cargo, passengers The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency, responding t...

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