Qatar Airways will launch thrice weekly flights to
Abuja, Nigeria via Lagos on 27 November 2020.
Abuja will be the sixth new destination announced
by the national carrier since the start of the ongoing global
The Abuja service will be operated with Boeing 787 Dreamliner
aircraft featuring 22
seats in Business Class and 232 seats in Economy Class.
Flight QR1419 is scheduled to depart from Doha (DOH)
at 01:10 on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, arriving in Abuja (ABV)
The return leg, QR1420, is timed to depart from Abuja
at 16:20 on the same days, landing in Doha at 05:35 the following
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr.
Baker, said, “We are delighted to be launching flights to the
capital of Nigeria. With the strong Nigerian diaspora in Europe,
U.S. and the UK, we are thrilled to now be flying to Abuja in
addition to our existing Lagos flights which started back in 2007.
We look forward to working closely with our partners in Nigeria to
steadily grow this route and support the recovery of tourism and
trade in the region.”
By mid-December, Qatar Airways
will operate over 65 weekly flights to 20 destinations in Africa,
including Accra, Addis Ababa, Cape Town, Casablanca, Dar es
Salaam, Djibouti, Durban, Entebbe, Johannesburg, Kigali,
Kilimanjaro, Lagos, Luanda, Maputo, Mogadishu, Nairobi,
Seychelles, Tunis, and Zanzibar.
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