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Qatar Airways Touches Down in Windhoek, Namibia

The capital of Namibia, Windhoek, yesterday welcomed the first Qatar Airways flight to arrive at the Hosea Kutako International Airport from Doha, Qatar.

A VIP delegation from Doha, including Qatar Airways Chief Commercial Officer, Dr. Hugh Dunleavy and Namibia’s Ambassador to Qatar, His Excellency Mr. Japhet Isaack, was greeted at the aircraft by Mr. Digu //Naobeb, Chief Executive Officer, Namibia Tourism Board and Qatar’s Ambassador to South Africa, His Excellency Mr. Salem Abdullah Sultan Al Jaber.

Windhoek is the first city in Namibia to be served by Qatar Airways, which will fly to and from the destination four times a week with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

The Qatar Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner operates a two-cabin configuration, comprising of 22 seats in Business Class and 232 seats in Economy Class.

The new route will connect passengers flying from Namibia to more than 150 global destinations via Qatar Airways’ hub at Hamad International Airport, Doha.

Windhoek has now become the 23rd destination in Africa served by Qatar Airways. The service operates on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

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