Inside Qatar Airways’ Five Years of Service to the Pearl of Africa

Qatar Airways' airbus A320 at Entebbe Airport

Qatar Airways, side effects a Doha based international airline this year marks five years of service to the pearl of Africa – Uganda.

Qatar Airways launched their services in Uganda in November 2011, ed with airbus A320 services between the airline’s hub Doha and Entebbe.

The daily flights provide excellent connections via Doha to more than 150 destinations across the Middle East, viagra 100mg Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific, including key cities such as London, Paris, Dubai, Shanghai and Beijing.

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Qatar Airways Cargo, the airline’s freighter division, is jointly celebrating five years of dedicated flights to Entebbe. The thrice-weekly service using an Airbus A330 freighter, offering up to 240 tonnes weekly capacity to and from Entebbe, transports a variety of produce including fresh flowers from Uganda.

This significant cargo capacity provides vital routes of commerce between Uganda and the rest of the world.

The airlines’ Senior Vice President for Africa, Middle East & Pakistan, Mr. Ehab Amin, says: “Qatar Airways is delighted to be celebrating five years of successful operations from Uganda, giving the airline the ability to meet growing demand in bringing tourists and business travellers to this vibrant region in Africa.”

“Qatar Airways has enjoyed great success in its operations in Uganda, and we would like to take this opportunity to thank our customers for their continued support, loyalty and appreciation of our award-winning services. We are honoured to continue serving the Ugandan market, building strong relationships with our business partners for the long term, and we look forward to working and growing together over the coming years and beyond,” he says

Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar, is one of the fastest growing airlines operating one of the youngest fleets in the world.

It is a member of the ‘Oneworld Global Alliance’, an award-winning alliance that was named the World’s Best Airline Alliance 2015 by Skytrax for the third year running.

Qatar Airways was the first Gulf carrier to join global airline alliance, ‘oneworld’, enabling its passengers to benefit from more than 1,000 airports in more than 150 countries, with 14,250 daily departures.

Now in its 19th year of operation, the airline has a modern fleet of 191 aircraft flying to more than 150 key business and leisure destinations across six continents.

Qatar Airways hosts members of Ugandan media recently.

Qatar Airways hosts members of Ugandan media recently.

In the last five years of operation in Uganda, Qatar Airways has been instrumental in bringing more tourists to Uganda connecting them to the abundant wildlife and incredible natural attractions that the country has to offer.

Similarly, the airline has contributed in the development of the capital city Kampala as a key business hub in East Africa, offering Ugandan business travellers a choice of more than 150 destinations to expand their horizons.

The Entebbe to Doha non-stop journey is approximately five hours and departs every day from Entebbe International Airport at 19:10 and arrives at Doha’s Hamad International Airport at 00:25. The return flight departs from Doha at 08:15 hrs and reaches Entebbe at 14:15.

Customers on board can experience the carrier’s award-winning hospitality and service from its multi-national cabin crew and enjoy on-demand dining in Business Class with extraordinary dishes designed by world-renowned chefs.

Qatar Airways passengers can also enjoy convenient transfers at the airline’s home and hub, Hamad International Airport, which offers more than 100 retail and dining options and also a 25-metre swimming pool, hotel, gym, squash court and spa.

The airline’s expanding global reach and modern fleet takes passengers to exciting places across the globe including the airline’s latest destinations launched in 2016: Adelaide, Atlanta, Birmingham, Boston, Helsinki, Los Angeles, Marrakech, Pisa, Ras Al Khaimah, Sydney, Windhoek and Yerevan.


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