Rwandan airports on Saturday reopened to worldwide travellers, extra than four months after the East African kingdom suspended commercial passenger flights to mitigate the Covid-19 outbreak.
The suspension didn’t affect cargo and emergency flights. Tourists traveling by means of constitution flights had been allowed to enter the us of a that is well-known for mountain gorilla monitoring because June 17.
Rwandan national flag carrier RwandAir, which flew to 29 locations throughout 24 international locations throughout Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Asia earlier than it suspended passenger flights on March 20, on Saturday resumed with a flight from Kigali International Airport to Dubai, while Kenyan and Ethiopian Airways made flights to Kigali, Rwandan Minister of Infrastructure Claver Gatete said.
Gatete reiterated that to make sure the security of passengers, all travellers are required to adhere to the fitness suggestions issued via the ministry of health.
The airline has been “greatly impacted” by the pandemic, which in April said it had resolved to limit employees’ salaries as part of measures to decrease expenditure. It will restart services with selected African routes where travel restrictions have been eased and borders have reopened, and with one long-haul route to Dubai, while other routes will steadily resume.