RwandAir has suspended flights to Zimbabwe with effect from today (Monday, 8 February 2021) due to fears of COVID-19 variants. In a statement, the airline said:
In view of global concerns about covid variants prevalent throughout southern Africa, RwandAir announced the suspension of its flights to Johannesburg, Cape Town, Lusaka and Harare, effective 8 February 2021. Scheduled flights will resume as soon as there is more clarity on the situation.
We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused.
Affected customers can rebook and fly at a later date at no additional cost – or request a refund.
For further information, please visit www.rwandair.com for the latest updates and information.
The airline had, on 2 December 2020, reintroduced its flights and services operating between Harare and Cape Town.