RwandAir has announced that its new direct flights between Kigali and Tel Aviv will commence on June 25.

Tourism Update reported on February 13 that the carrier was planning a Tel Aviv service but at the time no dates were given.

The flights will operate three times a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, using a Boeing 737-800NG with 16 seats in business class and 138 seats in economy class.