RwandAir to start India operations

first_imgRwandAir, the national carrier of Rwanda, is all set to start their India operations, commencing September 2016. This move will enhance trade, tourism and investments between India and Rwanda.The airline will commence four weekly flights, directly connecting Mumbai with Kigali. The aircraft to be deployed on this key sector will be an Airbus-330, with a seating capacity of up to 274, effectively spread over three classes – First Class, Business Class and Economy Class.Clarence Fernandes, Representative, Rwanda Development Board remarked, “We have been eagerly awaiting the commencement of direct flights between Mumbai and Kigali and are delighted this will be a reality in this September 2016. RwandAir will make a stopover in Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania and we do believe that this will be  great for Rwanda, India and even Tanzania.”“Air connectivity is always a key factor in promoting any destination. With RwandaAir providing this vital link, we can well look forward to a very satisfying year ahead in terms of Indian visitor arrivals into this beautiful land of a thousand hills and a million smiles. This connectivity will also facilitate trade and investments between India and Rwanda,” Fernandes added.Rwanda Tourism and RwandAir will both be present at the forthcoming Outbound Travel Market (OTM) 2016 which is scheduled to take place at the Bombay Exhibition Centre from February 18-20, 2016.Private sector players, both tour operators and hotel companies will also be present to make an impact and discuss business with their Indian counterparts. Remarkable Rwanda looks forward to welcoming an increased number of Indian visitors and businessmen this year.last_img

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