Qatar Airways ups Nairobi flights


(Posted 20th August 2013)

Information was confirmed by Qatar Airways that effective immediately, the airline will increase their double daily flights to now 18 per week, following a sharp rise in demand.

The added flights will operate on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday, leaving out only Monday, Wednesday and Thursday for now.

The airline operates an Airbus A320 on the route between Nairobi and Doha, where the third flight will improve connectivity into the global Qatar Airways network.

Planned flights to Mombasa however remain under review it is understood, as do flights to Zanzibar, both destinations having been on the wish list of the airline for expanding services across Eastern Africa and making Qatar Airways the airline of choice for flying to the most airports in the wider region.

Dar es Salaam presently is served twice a day with the same aircraft type and Entebbe, in conjunction with Kigali, has presently one flight a day. Watch this space for breaking and regular news from East Africa’s vibrant aviation scene.

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