Agreement provides Qatar Airways passengers with eight additional connections via Johannesburg and Cape Town
By February, Qatar Airways will operate 26 weekly flights from South Africa
DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways is pleased to announce it has signed an interline agreement with Fly Mango, further expanding its presence in South Africa as the largest international carrier to operate from the region. The agreement with Fly Mango will provide passengers with seamless connectivity via Johannesburg and Cape Town to one international destination in Tanzania and seven domestic destinations in South Africa including; Durban International Airport, Port Elizabeth International Airport, George Airport, Bram Fischer International Airport, East London Airport and Abeid Amani Karume International Airport in Tanzania.
Qatar Airways Vice President Africa, Mr. Hendrik Du Preez, said: “We are delighted to sign the interline agreement with Fly Mango, connecting our passengers to 7 additional gateways in South Africa and one in Tanzania in addition to Qatar Airways’ rapidly expanding network of now more than 120 destinations. With our flexible booking options and reliable network, we look forward to connecting our passengers from South Africa and beyond onboard Qatar Airways.”
“Mango Airlines is delighted to announce an Interline E-ticketing Agreement between Mango and Qatar Airlines. This will provide our Guests with direct and convenient connection to destinations in South Africa and Zanzibar. Guests will be able to get to their destination via a connection, using two different airlines by paying one fare with only one ticket being issued for both airlines.
This is also in line with our relentless endeavours to provide both our domestic and global Guest with unlimited air travel choices. We look forward to your most valued air travel experience. Go Discover More. Go Mango, says Mr. William Ndlovu, acting Mango Airlines CEO.”
Qatar Airways currently operates to 19 weekly flights to three key destinations in South Africa; Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg. The airline now operates over 75 weekly flights to 23 African destinations operated by a mix of the airline’s modern fuel-efficient Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 aircraft. The national carrier of the State of Qatar continues to rebuild its global network, which currently stands at over 120 destinations with plans to increase to over 130 by the end of March 2021.
Qatar Airways has become the first global airline in the world to achieve the prestigious 5-Star COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating by international air transport rating organisation, Skytrax. This follows HIA’s recent success as the first airport in the Middle East and Asia to be awarded a Skytrax 5-Star COVID-19 Airport Safety Rating. These recognitions provides assurance to passengers across the world that airline health and safety standards are subject to the highest possible standards of professional, independent scrutiny and assessment. For full details of all the measures that have been implemented onboard and in HIA, please visit qatarairways.com/safety.
Passengers can book flights with peace of mind, knowing that Qatar Airways offers unlimited date changes and fee-free refunds for all tickets issued before 30 April 2021, for travel completed by 31 December 2021. The carrier’s industry-leading flexible booking policy also provides the permanent feature of exchanging tickets for a travel voucher with 10% additional value for all customers booking travel via qatarairways.com. For full terms and conditions visit qatarairways.com/Flexibility.
A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was named ‘World’s Best Airline’ by the 2019 World Airline Awards, managed by Skytrax. It was also named ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’, ‘World’s Best Business Class’, and ‘Best Business Class Seat’, in recognition of its ground-breaking Business Class experience, Qsuite. The Qsuite seat layout is a 1-2-1 configuration, providing passengers with the most spacious, fully private, comfortable and social distanced Business Class product in the sky. Qsuite is available on flights to more than 45 destinations including Johannesburg, Maldives, Riyadh and Singapore. It is the only airline to have been awarded the coveted ‘Skytrax Airline of the Year’ title, which is recognised as the pinnacle of excellence in the airline industry, five times.
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