(26 Apr 2021)
Qatar Airways has unveiled plans to launch thrice
weekly flights to Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire via Accra, starting 16
June 2021.

Abidjan will become the fourth new destination in
Africa announced by the national carrier of the State of Qatar
since the start of the pandemic.

Flights will be operated with Boeing 787
Dreamliner aircraft featuring 22 seats in Business Class and 232
seats in Economy Class.

Qatar Airways B787-8 reg: A7-BCN. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com Click to enlarge.

Flight QR1423 is scheduled to leave Doha (DOH) at
02:20 and arrive in Abidjan (ABJ) at 09:10.

The return leg, QR1424, is timed to depart Abidjan
at 17:20 and arrive in Doha at 06:10 the following day.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr.
Akbar Al Baker, said, “We are delighted to be
launching flights to Abidjan, our fourth new destination in Africa
since the start of the pandemic. At Qatar Airways, we remain
committed to the African market, expanding our network across the
continent and offering seamless connectivity to the largest
network of destinations across Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle
East and North America. We are thankful to the Côte d’Ivoire
Government for their support to launch these flights, providing an
opportunity to reunite family and friends with their loved ones
across the globe. We look forward to working closely with our
partners in Côte d’Ivoire to steadily grow this route and support
the recovery of tourism and trade in the region.”

Qatar Airways
travellers from Africa can now enjoy new baggage allowances
ranging from 46 kg for Economy Class split over two pieces and 64
kg split over two pieces in Business Class.

The airline currently operates flights to over 130
destinations with plans to increase this to more than 1,200 weekly
flights to over 140 destinations by the end of July 2021.

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