Qatar Airways will function three weekly flights to Abuja, Nigeria by way of Lagos from November 27th.
Town thus turns into the sixth new vacation spot introduced by the nationwide provider of Qatar because the begin of the pandemic.
The Abuja service might be operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner that includes 22 seats in enterprise and 232 seats in financial system class.
Qatar Airways Group chief government, Akbar Al Baker, mentioned: “We’re delighted to be launching flights to the capital of Nigeria.
“With the robust Nigerian diaspora in Europe, United States and the UK, we’re thrilled to now be flying to Abuja along with our present Lagos flights which began again in 2007.
“We sit up for working intently with our companions in Nigeria to steadily develop this route and assist the restoration of tourism and commerce within the area.”
By mid-December, Qatar Airways will function over 65 weekly flights to 20 locations in Africa, together with Accra, Addis Ababa, Cape City, Casablanca, Dar es Salaam, Djibouti, Durban, Entebbe, Johannesburg, Kigali, Kilimanjaro, Lagos, Luanda, Maputo, Mogadishu, Nairobi, Seychelles, Tunis, and Zanzibar.
Additionally at present, Qatar Airways has unveiled a specially-branded Boeing 777 plane painted in a FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 livery, to mark two years to go till the match kicks off on November 21st.
The bespoke plane, which options distinctive FIFA World Cup, branding was hand-painted to commemorate the airline’s partnership with FIFA.
Extra plane within the Qatar Airways fleet will function the livery and can go to a number of locations within the community.
The Boeing 777-300ER will enter service on tomorrow working flights QR095 and QR096 between Doha and Zurich.
Al Baker mentioned: “We’re tremendously excited to rejoice our partnership with FIFA and Qatar’s standing as host of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 by introducing this distinctive plane to our fleet.
“As official accomplice and official airline of FIFA, we will really feel the joy constructing with two years to go till we’ll welcome the world to our stunning nation.”