Qatar Airways to relaunch flights to Somalia

There will be three weekly flights to Mogadishu from September 6

Qatar Airways to relaunch flights to Somalia

Qatar Airways will be relaunching flights to Somalia next week, it has been announced.

The airline will restart its three weekly flights to Mogadishu from September 6. Following the relaunch, Qatar Airways will serve nine destinations in Africa.

Flights will leave Doha for Mogadishu, travelling via Djibouti, at 3.40am, arriving at midday, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

The return journey will start at 1.30pm, with passengers arriving back in Doha at 10.10pm.

Qatar Airways group chief executive, His ExcellencyAkbar Al Baker, said, “We are delighted to resume flights to the capital of Somalia. Mogadishu is considered to be the most populous city in Somalia and with our flights, passengers will be able to enjoy Qatar Airways wide network via our home and hub, Hamad International Airport, which was recently voted the Best Airport in the Middle East.”

He added, “Qatar Airways remains committed to providing global connectivity to markets across Africa through the launch of new destinations along with the rapid resumption of services suspended due to the pandemic.

“We look forward to welcoming our passengers back onboard to explore our growing network in Africa.”

Other African destinations served by Qatar Airways include Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam, Djibouti, Kigali, Kilimanjaro, Nairobi, Tunis, and Zanzibar.

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