September 08, 2020: Starting September 10, Qatar Airways will resume four weekly flights to Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) Lagos, Nigeria. The service will be operated by Qatar Airways’ B787 Dreamliner.
With the addition of Lagos, the airline's network in Africa will expand to ten destinations with 44 weekly flights to the continent including Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam, Djibouti, Kigali, Kilimanjaro, Mogadishu, Nairobi, Tunis, and Zanzibar.
Qatar Airways Group chief executive Akbar Al Baker said, “We are delighted to resume flights to Lagos and further expand our network in Africa. We know the Nigerian diaspora is spread across the globe and we are thankful to the Nigerian government for their support in helping us to reunite family and friends with their loved ones. With 44 weekly flights to 10 destinations across Africa and plans for further resumptions in line with the easing of entry restrictions, we are committed to supporting the recovery of international tourism across the continent while also maintaining vital supply chains to support African businesses.”
The airline currently operates over 650 weekly flights to more than 85 destinations across the globe including 27 destinations in Asia-Pacific, 32 in Europe and nine in North America, such as Guangzhou, Houston, Kuala Lumpur, London and New York.