KQ reschedules Kigali flights over airport repairs

Kenya Airways has rescheduled its night flight to Kigali, Rwanda, following closure of the international airport.

Friday February 5 2016

The Kenya Airways Dreamliner B787 on touchdown at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) during its official reception in Nairobi on April 5, 2014. Kenya Airways has suspended all flights to Burundi following heightened clashes that have halted operations at the country’s international airport. PHOTO | SALATON NJAU

The Kenya Airways Dreamliner B787 on touchdown at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) during its official reception in Nairobi on April 5, 2014. PHOTO | SALATON NJAU |  NATION MEDIA GROUP

By NATION REPORTER
More by this Author

Kenya Airways has rescheduled its night flight to Kigali, Rwanda, following closure of the international airport’s runway for repairs with effect from Friday.
Kenya Airways will now operate flight KQ478 direct to Kigali and return via Entebbe, Uganda departing JKIA at 00.25am local time and arriving in Kigali at 00.50am local time (Rwanda).

The same flight will depart Kigali at 1.40am local time (Rwanda) and arrive in Entebbe at 3.30am local time (Uganda) before departing for Nairobi at 4.45am local time to arrive at 6.00am.
The airline’s two day flights to Kigali will remain on schedule.
Authorities in Rwanda announced the closure of the runway daily with effect from February 2nd up to March 31, 2016. The runway will be closed from 0200hr to 0700hr.
The airline continues to operate two day flights to Bujumbura, Burundi as its evening flight remains suspended due to security concerns.
Passengers who had already booked to travel on the affected days will be rebooked on the new schedule and notified by the customer relations team.

advertisement