Qatar Airways launches a new route to Gaborone, Botswana

posted on 17th July 2019 by Justin Burns
Qatar Airways launches a new route to Gaborone, Botswana

Qatar Airways has grown its African route network after adding a new service to the capital of Botswana – Gaborone.

Starting 27 October 2019, the airline will operate three times a week utilising an Airbus A350-900 aircraft.

Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker said: “We are excited to be launching three-weekly flights to Gaborone, another highly sought after destination in Africa. Qatar Airways is committed to growing our presence in Africa and adding to the 22 destinations in 15 countries we already offer.

“Our new service to the enchanting city of Gaborone will enable us to provide a seamless journey to and from Botswana, for passengers connecting from our extensive network of more than 160 destinations worldwide.”

Qatar Airways operates a fleet of more than 250 aircraft via its hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA) to more than 160 destinations worldwide. The airline will add Langkawi, Malaysia to its extensive route network in October 2019.