The inaugural direct flight to the new destination was operated on Sunday 6th November 2022.
The national career has via Twitter handle revealed that the first direct flight to London took off at 10:00 p.m. on Sunday.
RwandAir’s aircrafts will be landing at Heathrow Airport located in the West of London.
The airline has been operating flights to London via Brussels for the past five years.
RwandAir will be operating four weekly flights to London.
As per recent statement released by RwandAir, flights will depart Kigali each Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday night, to arrive in London the following morning.
The return flight departs the British capital each Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday, arriving at RwandAir’s home hub the following morning.
Customers will experience RwandAir’s state-of-the-art Airbus A330, which offers a choice of flying in Business Class or Economy Class. It has the capacity to carry 250 passengers.
The airline has flown between London and Kigali since May 2017 via an indirect service through Brussels, having launched flights from London Gatwick on 26th May 2017.
In 2020, after three successful years of operations, the African carrier airline decided to switch flights to the UK’s busiest airport London Heathrow, helping to improve connections for those traveling from further afield.
From its hub at the heart of Africa at Kigali International Airport, RwandAir is renowned for its excellent on-time performance, customer service, and safety. The airline has for two successive years been awarded ’The best airline staff in Africa’.
RwandAir currently serves 28 destinations across East, Central, West, and Southern Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and Asia.