RwandAir and Qatar Airways have joined forces to give customers combined networks during their travels.
In the agreement seen on Monday, customers will be able to explore more following the airlines partnership via their hubs at Kigali and Doha.
The extensive interline agreement will give customers access to the networks of both airlines, providing a seamless travel experience and enhanced customer service.
In the agreement, customers can pick and choose from over 160 destinations in the combined networks of both airlines, which are perfectly connected via their home main hubs.
RwandAir CEO Yvonne Makolo said they were excited to be opening up more of the world to their customers through the new interline agreement .
“Delivering excellent customer experience is key for us and we know that any traveler flying with Qatar Airways or RwandAir, as part of the agreement, will continue to receive the same unrivalled level of service they’re used to from both airlines,” she said.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar Al-Baker said the partnership cements their commitment to giving travellers the widest choice of destinations.
“… while providing a seamless, high quality travel experience, which is the goal of both Qatar Airways and RwandAir,” he said.
“Africa is a hugely important market for us and this latest partnership will help support the recovery of international air travel and offer unrivalled connectivity to and from a number of new African destinations.”
This latest cooperation comes hot on the heels of the airlines’ recent loyalty partnerships announcement.
This gives RwandAir Dream Miles and Qatar Airways Privilege Club loyalty members access to each other’s destinations with the opportunity to ‘earn and burn’ points across their reciprocal route networks.
RwandAir operates services throughout Africa and to long-haul destinations including London Heathrow, from its Kigali based hub.
The airline’s customers will also be able to connect through Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha.
Qatar Airways serves Kigali from Doha five times per week via Entebbe, utilizing its sustainable and fuel efficient Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft.
The airline’s customers can transit via Kigali to a diverse range of African destinations including Buj