Qatar Airways has resumed flights to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) in Nairobi, Kenya, and Kigali International Airport (KGL) in Kigali, Rwanda.
The Qatari carrier will now operate 14 weekly flights to Nairobi and three weekly flights to Kigali. In total, the it now operates 33 weekly flights to eight destinations in Africa including Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam, Djibouti, Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar and Tunis.
Enthusing on the development was chief executive, Qatar Airways Group, HE Akbar Al Baker: “We are delighted to resume flights to Nairobi and Kigali, totalling our flights to 33 weekly flights into Africa with eight destinations. Qatar Airways continues to maintain an expanding schedule with now more than 500 weekly flights to over 75 destinations. During the pandemic, Qatar Airways has become the largest global carrier to maintain its schedule in taking people home with the highest safety measures.
“Our wide network of flights during these challenging times has ensured we have kept up to date with the latest in international airport procedures. We also implemented the most advanced safety & hygiene measures on board our aircraft and in our home and hub at Hamad International Airport which was recently voted the Best Airport in the Middle East for the sixth year in a row.”
HE Al Baker further noted: “Qatar Airways has been the most reliable airline during the pandemic and will continue to ensure its promised five-star service and hospitality is delivered across its network. We hope to see many people come visit Kenya and Rwanda and explore the world’s stunning wildlife and more.”