In an announcement launched final week, Doha-based Qatar Airways introduced it will function three flights per week to the Côte d’Ivoire capital Abidjan by way of Accra in Ghana ranging from June 16, 2021. Because the begin of the COVID-19 pandemic, Abidjan would be the fourth new African vacation spot served by the Gulf state provider. On the route, Qatar Airways will deploy one in every of its state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner configured with 22 seats in enterprise class and 232 seats in financial system class.
Abidjan is the financial capital of Côte d’Ivoire and one of the crucial populous French-speaking cities in Africa, with a inhabitants of round 4.7 million folks. After gaining independence from France in 1960, Abidjan expanded rapidly to change into one in every of West Africa’s most necessary seaports. Abidjan can also be served by Félix-Houphouët-Boigny Worldwide Airport (ABJ) and is a 1 hr 5min flight from Kotoka Worldwide Airport (ACC) in Accra, Ghana.
ABJ is new for Qatar Airways
When talking concerning the new Abidjan flights within the Qatar Airways assertion, Qatar Airways Group Chief Government, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, stated:
“We’re delighted to be launching flights to Abidjan, our fourth new vacation spot in Africa because the begin of the pandemic. At Qatar Airways, we stay dedicated to the African market, increasing our community throughout the continent and providing seamless connectivity to the most important community of locations throughout Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Center East, and North America. We’re grateful to the Côte d’Ivoire Authorities for his or her assist to launch these flights, offering a possibility to reunite household and buddies with their family members throughout the globe. We sit up for working intently with our companions in Côte d’Ivoire to steadily develop this route and assist the restoration of tourism and commerce within the area.”
Flights to Abidjan (ABJ) from Doha (DOH) by way of Accra (ACC) will function on a Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
Qatar Airways flight quantity QR1423 will depart DOH at 02:20 and arrive at ABJ at 09:10
Qatar Airways flight quantity QR1424 will depart ABJ at 17:20 and arrive at DOH at 06:10 +1
To assist promote flights from Africa, Qatar Airways presents passengers a brand new baggage allowance of 46 kilos unfold over two baggage in financial system and 64 kilos unfold over two baggage in enterprise class.
Seven new locations
Regardless of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic Qatar Airways has managed to stay energetic flying 1000’s of individuals to varied destinations worldwide. The state-owned provider has additionally added the next seven locations from its dwelling at Hamad Worldwide Airport (DOH):
- San Francisco Worldwide Airport (SFO)
- Seattle-Tacoma Worldwide Airport (SEA)
- Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe Worldwide Airport (ABV) in Nigeria
- Kotoka Worldwide Airport (ACC) in Accra, Ghana
- Quatro de Fevereiro Airport (LAD) in Luanda, Angola
- Mactan–Cebu Worldwide Airport (CEB)
Qatar Airways additionally not too long ago introduced that they’d resume flights from Doha to Khartoum Worldwide Airport (KRT) in Sudan. Qatar Airways will supply 4 flights per week from DOH to KRT beginning Might 11, 2021.
Qatar Airways flies to over 130 locations
Qatar Airways flies to over 130 locations worldwide however plans to extend that to greater than 1,200 flights per week to over 140 locations by the top of July 2021. A winner of a few of the business’s most prestigious awards, together with the Skytrax world’s finest airline in 2019, Qatar Airways presents unmatched connections between Asia, Europe, and North America from its hub at Hamad Worldwide Airport (DOH) within the Qatari capital Doha.
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