Qatar Airways to launch 3 weekly flights to Nigeria’s capital Abuja from November 27 Nov 20, 2020 0 1998 12345 Tribune News NetworkDOHAQatar Airways (QA) will operate three weekly flights to Abuja, Nigeria, via Lagos from November 27, the airline has announced. This is the sixth new destination announced by the national carrier of Qatar since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Abuja service will be operated by the airline’s state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner featuring 22 seats in Business Class and 232 seats in Economy Class.QA Group Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker said, “We are delighted to be launching flights to the capital of Nigeria. With the strong Nigerian diaspora in Europe, the US and the UK, we are thrilled to now be flying to Abuja in addition to our existing Lagos flights which started back in 2007. We look forward to working closely with our partners in Nigeria to steadily grow this route and support the recovery of tourism and trade in the region.”With flights to more than 85 destinations in Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and North America, passengers wanting to travel to or from Nigeria can now enjoy seamless connectivity via the Best Airport in the Middle East, Hamad International Airport (HIA). By mid-December, QA will operate over 65 weekly flights to 20 destinations in Africa, including Accra, Addis Ababa, Cape Town, Casablanca, Dar es Salaam, Djibouti, Durban, Entebbe, Johannesburg, Kigali, Kilimanjaro, Lagos, Luanda, Maputo, Mogadishu, Nairobi, Seychelles, Tunis and Zanzibar.In line with the airline’s expanding operations across Africa, passengers can look forward to warm African hospitality onboard with the carrier’s multicultural cabin crew including more than 30 African nationalities. Additionally, passengers across our network can also enjoy a variety of African movies, TV shows and music on Oryx One, QA’s in-flight entertainment system.QA travellers from Africa can now enjoy new baggage allowances ranging from 46 Kg for Economy Class split over two pieces, and 64 Kg split over two pieces in Business Class. This initiative is designed to offer passengers more flexibility and comfort when travelling on board QA. More information is available at https://www.qatarairways.com/en-qa/baggage/allowance.htmlAbuja Flight Schedule: Wednesday, Friday & Sunday Doha (DOH) to Abuja (ABV) QR1419 departs: 01:10 arrives: 11:35Abuja (ABV) to Doha (DOH) QR1420 departs: 16:20 arrives: 05:35 +1 Pages 123 RELATED ARTICLES QF schools educate students about how to combat bullying Nov 20, 2020 0 795 QU, Aryan Properties sign agreement to collaborate on research, consultancy & transfer of knowledge Nov 20, 2020 0 3221 MME launches festival for Qatari farm products Nov 20, 2020 0 3309 MoPH sees 208 new cases of coronavirus, 218 recoveries The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Thursday announced 208 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) within 24 hours. According to the ministry, 159 of the cases were from the community while 49 were from .. (Briefs...) Deputy Amir sends condolences to Somalia president Deputy Amir sends condolences to Somalia president The Deputy Amir His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani sent on Thursday a cable of condolences to President of Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo on the death .. QNA to take part in global press photo exhibition on coronavirus Seoul: Qatar News Agency (QNA), alongside 46 news agencies from all over the world, will participate in an exhibition of press photos illustrating life under the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, in South Korea’s ..