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Rwanda Safari Flights

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Rwanda is mainly accessed through Kigali International Airport which also referred to as Gregoire Kayibanda International Airport or Kanombe International Airport which is positioned 10km from the Kigali City.

Brussels Airlines - rwanda safari

Flights from different regions of the world where travellers interested in undertaking safaris in Rwanda originate land at Kigali International Airport and they can be booked from an agent in the local country, through on line booking agents or the Airlines themselves

Flights from London to Kigali Rwanda

The flights operated by British Airways depart London Heathrow and connect to Nairobi Kenya form where the Kenya Airways connects and transfers the passengers to Kigali International Airport.

If you are connecting to Rwanda from a safari in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia, you can board South African Airways which takes you to Nairobi from where you board Kenya Airways to transfer to Rwanda

Rwanda Flights from United States of America (USA)

Starting from the USA, one can fly through London or through Johannesburg South Africa which all connect to Nairobi and then eventually connecting to Rwanda.

Below are a list of Airlines that make flights from Rwanda’s Kigali International Airport and their respective destinations.


Coastal AviationCharter: Arusha, Ndutu
Brussels AirlinesBrussels
Ethiopian AirlinesAddis Ababa, Bujumbura, Entebbe
Fly DubaiDubai-International
Kenya AirwaysBujumbura, Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta
RwandAirAccra, Brazzaville, Bujumbura, Cyangugu, Dar es Salaam, Douala, Dubai-International, Entebbe, Istanbul-Atatürk, Johannesburg-OR Tambo, Juba, Kilimanjaro, Lagos, Libreville, Lusaka, Mombasa, Mwanza, Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta
Qatar AirwaysDoha, Entebbe
Turkish AirlinesIstanbul-Atatürk

There are travellers who wish to do business safari in Rwanda and probably wish to transport cargo. There are a range of carriers that can help them out;

Ethiopian Airlines CargoAddis Ababa, Brazzaville, Bujumbura
Astral AviationNairobi-Jomo Kenyatta
Kenya Airways CargoNairobi-Jomo Kenyatta
Martinair Cargo / KLM CargoAmsterdam, Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta

Rwanda also features charter carriers based in Rwanda that operate Rwanda flights and these include; the Akagera Aviation which is a Rwandan heli company, the Nexus Aero which is a Saudi VIP airline and Tempus Jet which is an American Airline.

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