Qatar Airways adds two Nigerian cities to its flight network

Qatar Airways adds two Nigerian cities to its flight network

The airline now offers flights to four destinations in Nigeria

Qatar Airways has launched flights to Kano and Port Harcourt, both operating via the Nigerian capital, Abuja. The airline will operate four weekly flights to Kano and three weekly flights to Port Harcourt.

Qatar Airways will operate to Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Kano is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country and has historical attractions for culture-driven travellers.

Flights to Port Harcourt, the largest city and capital of Rivers State, Nigeria will be served via Port Harcourt International Airport and will operate on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. 


Commenting on the new routes, Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker said: “This is a defining moment for Qatar Airways, with Nigeria becoming our most connected market in Africa with the launch of our new services to Kano and Port Harcourt. We see tremendous opportunity in the region and these new routes are an important catalyst to further boost trade and commerce in the country.

“Our presence in Nigeria now covers four key markets and is a real affirmation of our support to the country. Qatar Airways has stayed steadfast in its commitment to Africa throughout the pandemic, operating continuously and reliably to Nigeria. We have since increased frequencies and grown our network considerably, improving connectivity to and from the continent and providing travellers with more choice and convenience.”

Elsewhere in Nigeria, the airline offers double-daily flights to Lagos and now operates daily services to Abuja.

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