November 20, 2020: From November 27, Qatar Airways will operate three weekly flights to Abuja, Nigeria via Lagos, becoming the sixth new destination announced by the carrier since the start of the pandemic. The Abuja service will be operated by the airline’s state-of-the-art B787 Dreamliner.

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Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker, said, “We are delighted to be launching flights to the capital of Nigeria. With the strong Nigerian diaspora in Europe, US and the UK, we are thrilled to now be flying to Abuja in addition to our existing Lagos flights which started back in 2007. We look forward to working closely with our partners in Nigeria to steadily grow this route and support the recovery of tourism and trade in the region.”

By mid-December, Qatar Airways will operate over 65 weekly flights to 20 destinations in Africa, including Accra, Addis Ababa, Cape Town, Casablanca, Dar es Salaam, Djibouti, Durban, Entebbe, Johannesburg, Kigali, Kilimanjaro, Lagos, Luanda, Maputo, Mogadishu, Nairobi, Seychelles, Tunis, and Zanzibar.

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