Qatar Airways and Airlink sign comprehensive codeshare agreement to enhance connectivity across Southern Africa

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  • Date: 27-Jun-2022
  • Source: Gulf Times
  • Sector: Transport
  • Country: Qatar
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Qatar Airways and Airlink sign comprehensive codeshare agreement to enhance connectivity across Southern Africa



World’s Best Airline further demonstrates commitment to South Africa where it operates 35 weekly flights to three gateways from the World’s Best Airport, Hamad International Airport

Qatar Airways and Airlink have signed a comprehensive codeshare agreement to offer travellers more choices, enhanced services and greater connectivity between 45 destinations in 13 countries across southern Africa and the rest of the world.

This new codeshare agreement means travellers can enjoy the simplicity of purchasing connecting flights on both airlines using a single reservation with seamless ticketing, check-in, boarding and baggage-check experience, during the entire journey

The partnership will enable customers to book attractive offers from southern Africa to popular destinations in the U.S. such as New York and Dallas, cities in Europe such as London, Copenhagen and Barcelona, and points across Asia like Manila, Jakarta and Cebu. The agreement also increases Qatar Airways’ footprint in southern Africa, with improved access to destinations such as Ggeberha (Port Elizabeth) Hoedspruit, Skukuza, George in South Africa and beyond to Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. 

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Akbar al Baker said: “Expanding our network with Airlink gives our customers more choice of destinations and flights, that we hope will contribute to the