RwandAir has announced that it will begin a three times a week, direct flights from Kigali hub to Tel Aviv, Israel from 25th June 2019 making it the second destination in Middle East after Dubai.
The route will be operated by a Boeing 737-800 NG on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and it wll offer 16 seats in the business class and 138 seats in economy class.
Commenting on the move, Yvonne Manzi Makolo, RwandAir’s CEO said that the direct flights to Tel Aviv will boost Rwanda’s network to the rest of the world as well as strengthen diplomatic ties with Israel.
“Tel Aviv is one of the world’s leading tech hubs and we look forward to flying business travelers as well as pilgrims visiting the Holy Land, to and from our network on this new route. It will also be a great opportunity to ease travel and strengthen diplomatic ties between the two countries,” Makolo said.