Published on : Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Qatar Airways has decided to resume its three-weekly flights to Mogadishu, Somalia starting September 6. The services to the capital city of Somalia will be operated by an Airbus A320 as a tagged flight to its existing operations to Djibouti which resumed last month. The flight will feature 12 seats in business class and 120 seats in economy. The resumption of three-weekly flights to Mogadishu will expand Qatar Airways’ network in Africa to nine destinations.
With the latest addition, the airline will operate 40 weekly flights to the continent across nine destinations including Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam, Djibouti, Kigali, Kilimanjaro, Nairobi, Tunis and Zanzibar. Akbar Al Baker, Chief Executive, Qatar Airways Group said in his statement that the airline is delighted to resume flights to the capital of Somalia.
He mentioned that Mogadishu is considered to be the most populous city in Somalia and with the latest flights; passengers will be able to enjoy the wide network of the carrier via its home and hub, Hamad International Airport. He added that Qatar Airways remains committed to providing global connectivity to markets across Africa through the launch of new destinations along with the rapid resumption of services suspended due to the pandemic. He shared that the airline is looking forward to welcome passengers back onboard to explore its growing network in Africa.