KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has launched flights to
Kigali in Rwanda.
Five flights a week will be offered to Kigali
with an intermediate stopover in Entebbe. The new service will be
operated using Airbus A330-200 equipment, offering seats for 243
passengers: 30 in World Business Class and 213 in Economy Class.
In addition to
KLM initiating scheduled service to Kigali, Air France has also
launched offer twice-weekly service to Bata in Equatorial Guinea.
In addition to KLM's
existing services, flights to Tripoli (Libya) will also be
operated five times a week by Air France from the start of the
summer schedule on 27 March 2011. Additionally, passengers will be
able to fly via Paris with Air France to and from Freetown in
Sierra Leone (twice weekly) and to and from Monrovia in Liberia
the winter period, KLM will offer daily flights to and from Dar es
Salaam and Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.
In summer 2011, the
frequency of KLM's scheduled services to Tripoli will be raised
from six to seven flights a week. Additionally, KLM will increase
its weekly flights to Abuja/Kano from three to four and to
Entebbe/Kigali from five to six.
Pointe Noire (Congo) and
Libreville (Gabon) will be served five instead of four times a
week by Air France effective 13 December 2010. However, the
flights to Libreville are subject to obtaining landing rights from
the authorities in Gabon.
With effect from September 2010,
Air France will also operate daily service to Malabo in Equatorial
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