According to the Chinese embassy in Rwanda, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) issued a “circuit breaker” order on RwandAir’s Flight WB9500. The flight will be suspended for a week starting from Sunday, September 20.
Yesterday, the Chinese Embassy in Rwanda issued a notice on the suspension of the RwandAir flgiht to Guangzhou. CAAC announced a “circuit breaker” order on the airline’s flight WB9500.
On August 30, five passengers on the flight from Kigali to Guangzhou tested positive in the COVID-19 nucleic acid test (NAT), resulting in the suspension of the flight for one week starting from September 20. The flight departed on Sept 27 will not be affected.
The embassy reminds that passengers who have bought the tickets for the flight during the suspension period should contact the airline to change the flight as soon as possible.
Meanwhile, don’t forget to make an appointment for a COVID-19 nucleic acid test based on the new date of flight since passengers taking flights bound for China from Rwanda are required to present their negative results of the tests before boarding.
The contacts of RwandAir are as follows
In order to ensure healthy and safe international travel and mitigate the risks of cross-border transmission of COVID-19, CAAC has required China-bound passengers from Rwanda to present their negative results of COVID-19 NAT.
According to the notice on Sept 1, 2020, both Chinese and foreign passengers on flights to China must apply for a green health code (only for Chinese nationals) or a Health Declaration Form (for foreigners) with a negative nucleic acid test certificate issued within 3 days before boarding.
It is noted that the validity period of the NAT certificate was adjusted from 5 days to 3 days. For other matters, please continue to follow the Notice on Implementation of Presenting Negative Results of COVID-19 Nucleic Acid Tests before Boarding in Rwanda for Passengers Taking Flights Bound to China issued by the embassy on Aug 8.
The above notice has stipulated the general requirements and designated testing facilities. You can check the following website to get the full content:
If you have any questions, please contact the Chinese Embassy in Rwanda.
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SOURCE | Chinese Embassy / CAAC