Qatar Airways has welcomed Abidjan to its world community as its debut flight to the biggest metropolis in Côte d’Ivoire lands at Felix Houphouet Boigny Worldwide Airport.
With three weekly flights, the service between Doha and Abidjan through Accra will probably be operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner that includes 22 seats in enterprise class and 232 seats in economic system, together with capability of as much as 15 tonnes of cargo.
Qatar Airways Group chief govt, Akbar Al Baker, stated: “Launching flights to Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire – our fourth new vacation spot in Africa because the begin of the pandemic, after having just lately launched Abuja in Nigeria; Accra in Ghana; and Luanda in Angola is a major step in our African development.
“That is testomony to our dedication to the African continent the place we now function over 100 weekly flights to 25 locations in 18 international locations through our residence and hub, Hamad Worldwide Airport.”
He added: “At Qatar Airways, being there for our passengers, commerce companions and company clients has been our main focus because the begin of the pandemic.
“We thank the federal government of Côte d’Ivoire for his or her help to launch these flights, and we look ahead to working carefully with our companions right here to develop this route and help the restoration of tourism and commerce on this area.”
The launch of Abidjan additionally helps elevated demand for commerce between Côte d’Ivoire and locations on the Qatar Airways community similar to Paris, Beirut and plenty of factors within the Indian subcontinent.
With as much as 15 tonnes of cargo capability on the plane per flight, Qatar Airways Cargo will play a key function in facilitating key exports from Côte d’Ivoire.