May 13, 2019: Effective June 18, 2019, RwandAir will commence flights to Guangzhou, the third largest city in China.

RwandAir will fly to Guangzhou three times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. The flights will extend from Kigali-Mumbai-Guangzhou and will be operated by A330. Currently, the carrier operates B737-800 on Kigali - Mumbai route.

Commenting on the upcoming launch of the Guangzhou route, Yvonne Manzi Makolo, CEO, RwandAir, noted, "With the increasing volume of trade between African countries and China, the need to meet the high demand of businessmen and traders travelling between Africa and Guangzhou is strongly felt. This new route will open new business opportunities and also increase our passenger and cargo traffic".

Guangzhou will be RwandAir's second destination in Asia following Mumbai, which has been operational since April 2017.

This new route will extend RwandAir's network to 28 destinations.

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