Qatar Airways Expands in Africa with New Services to Lusaka and Harare
Qatar Airways has expanded its presence in Africa with the launch of a new linked service between Doha and Lusaka, Zambia and Harare, Zimbabwe.
The new linked service was inaugurated on Friday, 6 August, by the airline’s state-of-the-art Airbus A350-900 featuring 36 seats in the award-winning Qsuite Business Class and 247 seats in Economy Class.
Lusaka is Zambia's largest city and commercial centre. It is the gateway to experiencing Zambia’s legendary tourist attractions from the Victoria Falls which it shares with Zimbabwe, to game reserves and a variety of wildlife.
Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe has a rich culture and World Heritage–listed archaeological sites, and diverse natural landscapes.
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday (all times local) Doha (DOH) to Lusaka (LUN) QR1455 departs: 02:20 arrives: 08:50 Lusaka (LUN) to Harare (HRE) QR1455 departs: 10:20 arrives: 11:20 Harare (HRE) to Lusaka (LUN) QR1456 departs: 18:55 arrives 19:55 Lusaka (LUN) to Doha (DOH) QR1456 departs: 21:25 arrive 05:55 (+1)
Qatar Airways has demonstrated a steadfast commitment to Africa throughout the pandemic having significantly grown its network by adding four routes to Accra, Abidjan, Abuja, Luanda and restarting services to Alexandria, Cairo and Khartoum bringing its footprint to 27 destinations in 21 countries.
Earlier this month, Qatar Airways also signed an interline agreement with RwandAir giving customers greater access to the combined networks of both airlines.