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Rwandair Applies for New York Flights

RwandAir, Rwanda's national carrier, is seeking authority to fly to New York's John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) via Accra, Ghana. The airline is seeking fifth Freedom Traffic Rights to use Accra as a stoping point from Kigali. If approved, the airline would use its Airbus A330s on the route. The latest request comes two years after the airline first announced plans for a New York route with a similar fifth-freedom service featuring a stop in Accra. At the time,…