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RwandAir starts first-ever flights to Paris

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On June 27, RwandAir launched new direct flights to the popular city of Paris for the first time. Now customers can fly with RwandAir as the only direct service between Rwanda and France as the airline accelerates its ambitious growth strategy and adds a 25th …

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RwandAir to launch nonstop flights to Paris

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | RwandAir has announced plans to launch nonstop flights to Paris for the first time. The thrice weekly service between Kigali and Paris CDG will launch on June 27, departing the Rwandan capital at 0030 on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, arriving into Paris at 0930. The …

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Covid-19: RwandAir suspends flights to Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | RwandAir, the national flag carrier of Rwanda has suspended flights to and from Uganda due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases. Uganda has registered a spike in COVID-19 cases since mid-April when the second wave began, registering an increase of more than 130 percent …

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Airlines ready to fly out of Entebbe Airport

Airlines in all regions are expected to record negative operating income in 2020 Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Coronavirus pandemic nearly brought the aviation industry on its knees, with thousands of flights banned in many countries around the world, but it is picking up again. Several airlines including, Uganda …

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Rwandan airports reopen to travellers after over 4-month suspension

Kigali, Rwanda | XINHUA | Rwandan airports on Saturday reopened to international travellers, more than four months after the central African nation suspended commercial passenger flights to mitigate the COVID-19 outbreak. The suspension didn’t affect cargo and emergency flights. Tourists travelling by charter flights had been allowed to enter the …

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Uganda Airlines new CEO tasks ahead

  Former CEO Ephraim Bagyenda appointed director engineering and maintenance Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | The soon-to-be appointed CEO of the revived Uganda Airlines will have a challenging job ahead as he or she tries to identify the major shifts in the aviation industry and steer the company towards …

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