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Qatar Airways adds flights to Africa as carrier expands network

Qatar Airways adds flights to Africa as carrier expands network

Its network currently stands at 120 destinations, with plans to reach 130 routes by the end of March

Doha-based Qatar Airways has increased its number of flights to African destinations, it announced on January 25.

The carrier has added flights to destinations such as Casablanca, Tunis, Cape Town, Durban, Maputo and Johannesburg. Its network currently stands at 120 destinations, with plans to reach 130 routes by the end of March, 2021.

“We are proud to be the leading international carrier connecting Africa with Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and the US, offering more flexible travel options and a global network of flights that passengers, trade and business partners can rely on,” said Akbar Al Baker, group chief executive, Qatar Airways.

“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.”

Qatar Airways plans to increase frequencies to the following destinations:

  • Alexandria (two weekly flights resumed January 25)
  • Cairo (up to 16 weekly flights resumed January 18)
  • Cape Town (increasing to five weekly flights from February 1)
  • Casablanca (increased to five weekly flights from January 21)
  • Durban (increasing to three weekly flights from February 14)
  • Johannesburg (increasing to 18 weekly flights from January 26)
  • Maputo (increasing to three weekly flights from February 14)
  • Tunis (increased to five weekly flights from January 24)

Qatar Airways offers unlimited date changes and fee-free refunds for all tickets issued before April 30, 2021, for travel completed by December 31, 2021. The carrier’s flexible booking policy also provides the permanent feature of exchanging tickets for a travel voucher with 10 per cent additional value for all customers booking travel via its website.

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