Qatar Airways has launched non-stop flights
between Doha and Moi International Airport in Mombasa, Kenya.
Qatar Airways will operate its service to
Mombasa with Airbus A320 aircraft, which features 12 Business
Class seats and 120 seats in Economy Class.
Kenya Airports Authority Managing Director, Mr.
Johnny Anderson, said, “The aviation sector in Kenya is shining
bright. This new flight gives our customers more travel
choices. The Qatar Airways destination network will be a major
boost to the coastal economy especially in the area of tourism.
This is a major milestone. Welcome to Mombasa.”
Qatar Airways also operates
three daily flights between Doha and Nairobi, Kenya’s capital
city. With the addition of four weekly flights to Mombasa, Qatar
Airways will be operating a total of 25 weekly flights between
Doha and Kenya.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr.
Akbar Al Baker, said, “We are thrilled to be the first Middle
East airline to offer direct flights to Mombasa, our second
gateway into Kenya. The people of Mombasa will now be able to
access Qatar Airways’ extensive global network of more than 160
destinations around the world, while enjoying its award-winning
In the following weeks, the
airline will also launch direct flights to Gothenburg, Sweden and
Danang, Vietnam. Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight to Gothenburg
will touch down on 12 December and will operate five-times per week,
while flights to Danang will launch on 19 December and will
operate four-times weekly.