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Qatar Airways boosts South Africa connections with Cape Town flights

Qatar Airways boosts South Africa connections with Cape Town flights Cape Town will welcome direct flights to Doha from November

Qatar Airways has announced that commencing November 3rd, the airline will operate a new non-stop five-times-weekly service between Doha and Cape Town, South Africa.

Cape Town, which is currently served three-times-a-week via Johannesburg, is one of the airline’s most popular African destinations.

Now, thanks to continuous growth of the airline’s fleet and increasing passenger demand to the South African city, the airline is offering non-stop services to Cape Town for the first time.

With excellent connections to the world via Doha, the new non-stop route will benefit passengers throughout Qatar Airways’ global network.

The route will be operated by Qatar Airways’ state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft which features 22 seats in Business Class and 232 seats in Economy Class, with the latest interactive in-flight entertainment system featuring over 1,000 options available in all cabin classes.

Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker, said: “We are very pleased that we are now able to offer our passengers a dedicated non-stop service between Doha and Cape Town.

“Cape Town has long been one of the most popular destinations with passengers throughout our worldwide network, and with the new services, we are now able to provide our customers with quicker and more convenient connections to one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

“We also look forward to our passengers from Cape Town experiencing our five-star service as they fly with us non-stop to Doha and onwards to over 140 destinations.”

All Qatar Airways passengers now fly through the airline’s new hub in Doha - Hamad International Airport.