QATAR AIRWAYS SPREADS WINGS IN AFRICA WITH DESTINATIONS AND RECRUITMENTS
Kilimanjaro International Airport in Tanzania was the 18th African destination Qatar Airways is now flying to and the 118th international destination overall, as the worlds 5 star airline only recently once again so confirmed by Skytrax annual airline award announcements continues to expand into the African continent.
Kilimanjaro, or JRO as it is known amongst aviation conversant readers, is also the 5th destination for QR in East Africa, where the airline now not only serves the main national aviation hubs of Nairobi, Entebbe, Kigali and Dar es Salaam but has commenced in adding other key airports in the region to their expanding network.
The inaugural flight to this key safari gateway to the Northern circuit of Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Manyara, Tarangire, Arusha National Park and Mt. Kilimanjaro will open up the world for Tanzanias tourism industry with major promotions and marketing, but exporters of produce too will find ready markets when using the available cargo capacity of the daily flight to send cut flowers or fresh vegetables and fruits, most of them organic in nature, to the consumer markets of Qatar, the Gulf countries and beyond.
Next in line will be Mombasa, where the inaugural flight will take place on the 15th of August, before later in the year Zanzibar will make it 7 destinations in the wider region and establish Qatar Airways as THE foreign airline flying to the most places in East Africa. Their flights are adding choices at competitive fares and offer their award winning services to ever more travelers who can now reach the world in one stop rather than having to first fly to one of the main hubs as other airlines make it necessary.
Meanwhile it was also learned that the airline is now actively recruiting airport personnel for the Africa region which has been earmarked as a major expansion market, and the following message was sourced from the LinkedIn page of one of the airlines senior staff based in Abu Dhabi but responsible for airport services in Africa:
Recruiting experienced airport managers and airport staff for Middle East and Africa region. If you have what it takes to work for the ground staff team of the World’s best airline, apply online on gsafricarecruitment
Interested readers can apply directly to the email address given.
So when going places, career wise or when travelling, Qatar Airways clearly seems to airline to look to.