Qatar Airways has increased its presence in southern Africa with the launch of a new connected company involving Doha and Lusaka, Zambia and Harare, Zimbabwe.
The new route was inaugurated by an Airbus A350-900 showcasing 36 seats in the award-successful Qsuite business course and 247 seats in economy course.
Qatar Airways now operates to Lusaka’s Kenneth Kaunda Intercontinental Airport (LUN).
The country’s premier town and commercial centre, Lusaka is the gateway to enduring Zambia’s famous tourist attractions from the Victoria Falls which it shares with Zimbabwe, to match reserves and a wide variety of wildlife.
Meanwhile, Harare, the funds of Zimbabwe, will be served through Robert Gabriel Mugabe Global Airport (HRE) is also a desired destination with loaded society, Globe Heritage–listed archaeological web-sites and varied natural landscapes.
The aircraft was greeted in Lusaka and Harare by conventional h2o cannon salutes upon arrival.
The airline has shown its steadfast dedication to Africa through the pandemic possessing appreciably grown its network by adding 4 routes to Accra, Abidjan, Abuja, Luanda and restarting products and services to Alexandria, Cairo and Khartoum bringing its footprint to 27 destinations in 21 nations.
Previously this month, Qatar Airways also signed an interline settlement with RwandAir offering buyers better accessibility to the blended networks of both of those airlines.
Qatar Airways Team chief govt, Akbar Al Baker, claimed: “We have bold strategies for Africa which is one of the fastest-developing economic locations of the environment, with soaring buyer demand from customers and an abundance of purely natural means.
“We see massive probable in not just outbound journey from Zimbabwe and Zambia, but also inbound targeted visitors from India, British isles, and Americas.
“We glance ahead to bolster trade and tourism links involving Zimbabwe and Zambia, and locations on the Qatar Airways community, and steadily mature these routes to help the restoration of tourism and trade in the region.”