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A Qatar Airways-painted Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on a test flight. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)

Qatar Airways Ramps Up Operations in Africa

Qatar Airways is expanding its African reach, launching new routes to Zambia and Zimbabwe to its growing route network beginning August 6. The new service to Lusaka, Zambia and onwards to Harare, Zimbabwe is scheduled to be operated with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner and will connect passengers in Zambia and Zimbabwe to over 140 destinations on the Qatari airline's route network With the addition of these two new routes, the carrier will operate over 100 weekly flights to 27 destinations…

Gulf Carriers Resume, Compete On Service to Africa

As travel demand is gradually beginning to rise, many airlines are beginning to resume flights between the U.S., Europe and Asia, largely overlooking the continent of Africa. However, Qatar Airways has officially scheduled its resumption of three weekly flights to Mogadishu, Somalia starting Sept. 6 from the Qatari capital. The…