update (06 May 2021): Rwandair operates one weekly direct flight between Kigali and Johannesburg and the other two weekly flights via Lusaka. Flights between Kigali and Cape Town will all be operated via Harare.
Rwanda's flag carrier, Rwandair, has announced the resumption of flights to South Africa. The airline suspended flights to Cape Town and Johannesburg on 08 February 2021 due to to the global concerns on covid variants throughout southern Africa. Rwandair will resume flights between Kigali International Airport (KGL) in Kigali and OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg on 07 May 2021 with three weekly frequencies on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. According to Rwandair's facebook page, flights between Kigali and Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in Cape Town are set to resume on 14 May 2021. Flights to Lusaka in Zambia (07 May 2021) and Harare in Zimbabwe (14 May 2021) will also be re-introduced.