Qatar Airways announced the launch of its new service to Luanda, Angola, starting 29 March 2020.
The service, which operates up to five-times weekly to the capital and largest city of Angola will be operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, featuring 22 seats in Business Class and 232 seats in Economy Class, and is the airline’s first gateway to the African nation.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said:
“We are excited to be announcing our new service to Luanda, the latest destination in our rapidly expanding African network connecting Luanda to key markets in the Far East, South East Asia
Perched on the Atlantic coastline, Luanda, offers pristine beaches, sweeping ocean vistas and insight into a rich heritage. This up-and-coming destination is set to become a favourite with travellers looking to combine natural beauty, history and culture with a vibrant urban experience.
Qatar Airways currently operates a modern fleet of more than 250 aircraft via its hub, Hamad International Airport to more than 160 destinations worldwide.
The national carrier for the State of Qatar has recently launched an array of exciting new destinations, including Rabat, Morocco; Izmir, Turkey; Malta; Davao, Philippines; Lisbon, Portugal; and Mogadishu, Somalia.
The airline will add Langkawi, Malaysia, and Gaborone, Botswana, to its extensive route network in October 2019.