Qatar Airways has announced an increase in capacity between Qatar and North Africa with its flights to Tripoli and Casablanca going non-stop.
Scheduled services to the Libyan capital Tripoli will be de-linked from the Egyptian city of Alexandria offering additional seats to both cities.
On the same day, Morocco’s biggest city and tourist destination Casablanca will have direct non-stop services from the airline’s Doha hub.
Currently the route is served via the Tunisian capital of Tunis.
With the de-linking and re-introduction of non-stop flights, Qatar Airways is giving passengers travelling to the four North African cities with more choice and flexibility when planning their travels.
Passengers from the Asia Pacific, South Asia and Middle East and can now take advantage of a seamless one-stop connection to Tripoli and Casablanca via Doha.
Travellers also have easier access through Doha to more than 100 destinations worldwide, including popular cities such as Beijing, Hong Kong, Jeddah, Manila, Shanghai, Kuala Lumpur, Cochin, Dubai, Mumbai, Delhi and Singapore.
Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker said that the re-introduction of non-stop flights to Tripoli and Casablanca demonstrated the airline’s commitment to North Africa.
“We are delighted to resume non-stop flights from June 1st to our two popular North African destinations,” he said.
“Today’s announcement is a significant step by Qatar Airways as we show our continued confidence in North Africa.
“This means more capacity and improved travel times to and from Tripoli and Casablanca to destinations across our network.”