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Qatar Airways expands African network

Posted 25 January 2021 · Add Comment

Qatar Airways has added numerous services to its African network.

 

Qatar Airways expands African network. Image: Qatar Airways.  Image:  Qatar Airways

The destinations are:

    Alexandria (two weekly flights resumed 25 January)

    Cairo (up to 16 weekly flights resumed 18 January)

    Cape Town (increasing to five weekly flights from 1 February)

    Casablanca (increased to five weekly flights from 21 January)

    Durban (increasing to three weekly flights from 14 February)

    Johannesburg (increasing to 18 weekly flights from 26 January)

    Maputo (increasing to three weekly flights from 14 February)

    Tunis (increased to five weekly flights from 24 January)

 

Qatar Airways Group chief executive Akbar Al Baker, said: “We are proud to be the leading international carrier connecting Africa with Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and the U.S., offering more flexible travel options and a global network of flights that passengers, trade and business partners can rely on. Having launched three new destinations in Africa with Abuja, Accra and Luanda joining our network in 2020, we continue to demonstrate our commitment to the region by adding new routes and steadily increasing frequencies across the continent. With the resumption of Alexandria and Cairo, we will operate over 100 weekly flights to and from Africa with connections via the Best Airport in the Middle East, Hamad International Airport, to our global network of over 120 destinations. As global travel recovers in 2021, we look forward to further expanding our network and offering more connections to and from Africa.”

 

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