RwandAir had suspended flights on 10th June 2021. Five days following the suspension, the Ministry of Health announced that people coming from Uganda would be quarantined for seven days.
In a message posted on Twitter, RwandAir has revealed that flights to Entebbe, Uganda are set to resume in the near future.
“We are thrilled to announce the resumption of our services to Entebbe from 17th September 2021. For booking inquiries, visit our website: http://rwandair.com,” reads the tweet.
The decision follows the recent communiqué by the Ministry of Health lifting seven-day quarantine on passengers from Uganda and India.
The statement indicated that travellers from Uganda and India would only be required to comply with issued COVID-19 guidelines for passengers arriving or departing from Rwanda by RBC.
These include; travelers arriving in Rwanda must have a negative Covid19 certificate of a SARS-CoV 2 Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) performed within 72 hours prior to departure.
They will also be tested for COVID-19 upon arrival at the airport with a payment of US$60 (US$50for covid-19 test and US$10 for specific logistics to the airport) and wait 24 hours for the results in designated transit hotels, read the statement.
RwandAir operates six weekly flights to Entebbe on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Frida, Saturday and Sunday.