Qatar Airways launches direct flights to Gaborone, Botswana – first in the Middle East
Qatar Airways announces the launch of its new service to Gaborone, Botswana, starting 27 October 2019. The capital and largest city of Botswana will be the airline’s first destination in the African country. The three-times-weekly flights will be operated by an Airbus A350-900 aircraft, featuring 36 seats in Business Class and 247 seats in Economy Class.
Gaborone is the capital and the largest city in Botswana, bounded by Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa. The nation’s vast nature and wildlife have made it a renowned destination for adventurous tourists from across the globe.
Flight schedule (Sunday, Wednesday, Friday)
QR1377: Departs DOH 06:55hrs, Arrives JNB 14:50hrs
QR1377: Departs JNB 15:55hrs, Arrives GBE 16:50hrs
QR1378: Departs GBE 18:35hrs, Arrives JNB 19:30hrs
QR1378: Departs JNB 20:40hrs, Arrives DOH 06:35hrs+1
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said, “Qatar Airways is committed to growing our presence in Africa and adding to the 22 destinations in 15 countries we already offer.
“Our new service to the enchanting city of Gaborone will enable us to provide a seamless journey to and from Botswana, for passengers connecting from our extensive network of more than 160 destinations worldwide.”