Qatar Airways resumes 19 weekly flights to South Africa from Oct 3
Qatar Airways will resume its service to three key destinations in South Africa.
October 02, 2020: Qatar Airways will resume its service to three key destinations in South Africa, i.e., Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg. Services to South Africa will be operated by a mix of A350 and B787 aircraft. With the addition of 19 weekly flights to South Africa, Qatar Airways will operate 63 weekly flights to 17 destinations across the continent including Accra, Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam, Djibouti, Entebbe, Kigali, Kilimanjaro, Lagos, Maputo, Mogadishu, Nairobi, Tunis, Windhoek, and Zanzibar.
Qatar Airways group chief executive Akbar Al Baker, said, “We are delighted to resume flights to South Africa further expanding our network in the region. We know many passengers across the world and in South Africa have been eagerly awaiting the resumption of scheduled international flights and we look forward to helping reunite them with their families and loved ones. Qatar Airways has worked closely with the government of South Africa throughout this crisis operating 28 special charter flights to help take over 11,500 South Africans and international travellers’ home.
“We have clearly demonstrated an ongoing reliability for customers with our generous travel policies, our comprehensive safety procedures and our continued commitment to sustainable flying. The airline currently operates over 650 weekly flights to more than 90 destinations across the globe including 27 destinations in Asia-Pacific, 31 in Europe, 12 in the Middle East and nine in North America.”
Since the onset of the pandemic, Qatar Airways’ network has never fallen below 30 destinations with continuous services to five continents.