Qatar Airways has unveiled plans to launch
flights to Luanda, starting 29 March 2020.
The service, which Qatar Airways will operate up to five-times weekly to the capital
and largest city of Angola, will be operated by Boeing 787
Dreamliner aircraft, featuring 22 seats in Business Class and 232
seats in Economy Class.
Perched on the Atlantic coastline on the south
west coast of Africa, Luanda - the third most most populous
Portuguese speaking city in the world - offers pristine beaches,
sweeping ocean vistas and insight into a rich heritage. This
up-and-coming destination is becoming increasingly popular with
travellers looking to combine natural beauty, history and culture
with an urban experience.
Qatar Airways Group Chief
Akbar Al Baker, said, “The
new route to the coastal city of Luanda not only further
solidifies the links between the State of Qatar and Angola, but
will enable us to provide a seamless journey to and from this
fascinating country and one of the world’s fastest growing
economies. Qatar Airways is committed to growing our presence in
Africa and adding to the 24 destinations in 17 countries we
The national carrier for the
State of Qatar has recently launched an array of new
destinations, including Rabat, Morocco; Izmir, Turkey; Malta;
Davao, Philippines; Lisbon, Portugal; and Mogadishu, Somalia. The
airline will add Langkawi, Malaysia, and Gaborone, Botswana, to
its extensive route network in October 2019.