Qatar Airways to start Cape Town route with 787

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


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Cape Town is currently served three-times-a-week via Johannesburg and is one of the airline’s most popular African destinations. Now,due to continuous growth of the airline’s fleet and increasing passenger demand to the South African city, Qatar Airways is offering non-stop services to Cape Town for the first time.

Fly to Cape Town on Qatar Airways 787

Fly to Cape Town on Qatar Airways 787

With the large number of connections across 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. The aircraft has the latest interactive inflight entertainment system featuring over 1000 options available in all cabin classes. 

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr. 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. The brand new facility offers passengers a range of services with more than 70 retail outlets, more than 30 cafes and restaurants, and multiple five-star services, including a pool, a gym, squash courts and luxurious lounges. 

Qatar Airways – South Africa Special Offers

Qatar Airways has seen rapid growth in just 17 years of operations, and is currently flying a modern fleet of 135 aircraft to 144 key business and leisure destinations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and the Americas.

Non-stop DOHA to/from CAPE TOWN: (all times local).

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays 

QR 1369 departs Doha (DOH) at 01:25; arrives Cape Town (CPT) at 10:15
QR 1370 departs Cape Town (CPT) at 12:45; arrives Doha (DOH) at 23:30

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