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  • Joe Breitfeller

Qatar Airways Resumes Service to Khartoum in Sudan From May 11, 2021

Qatar Airways will resume service to Khartoum in Sudan with four weekly flights starting May 11th, increasing to daily service from June 1, 2021. The route will be serviced with a state-of-the art Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner - Courtesy Boeing

On Wednesday (April 21, 2021), Qatar Airways announced the resumption of service to Khartoum in Sudan with four daily flights starting May 11th, increasing to daily service from June 1, 2021. The route will be serviced with a state-of-the art Boeing 787 Dreamliner configured with 22 Business Class and 232 Economy Class Seats. Qatar Airways’ guests flying to and from Sudan will benefit from the carrier’s extensive international network via Doha with onward connectivity to Asia, Australia, Europe, and the U.S.

In Wednesday’s announcement, Qatar Airways Group’s Chief Executive, His Excellency, Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said,

“Sudan is a strategically important market for Qatar Airways. We are pleased to announce the resumption of services to Khartoum, allowing Sudanese to enjoy our extensive international network in Asia, Australia, Europe and the US via our home and hub, Hamad International Airport. We will continue leading the way in keeping our 24 African destinations connected to the world.”

Qatar Airways Doha-Khartoum Schedule - Courtesy Qatar Airways

Khartoum is the Sudanese capital and is located at the intersection of the White Nile and the Blue Nile. Khartoum is home to over 200 pyramids, the majority of which can be found in Meroë, the site of an ancient trading hub. The extraordinary pyramids are adorned with decorative elements from Pharaonic Egyptian, Greek and Roman civilizations.

Qatar Airways is the national carrier of the state of Qatar and from mid-summer 2021 will operate over 1,200 weekly flights to more than 140 destinations, providing more flexible travel options to more global destinations than any other airline. Qatar Airways was named the ‘World’s Best Airline’ in the 2019 World Airline Awards managed by Skytrax as well as the ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’ and ‘World’s Best Business Class.’ The carrier has also been awarded the title for ‘Best Business Class Seat’ in recognition of their ground-breaking Qsuite product which offers a spacious 1-2-1 seat layout and is available on flights to more than 40 destinations including Johannesburg, Frankfurt, New York and Singapore.

Additionally, Qatar Airways is the only carrier to have ever received the prestigious “Skytrax Airline of the Year” title five times. The airline normally serves over 170 global destinations with a fleet of more than 250 modern aircraft. Qatar Airways’ primary hub is located at Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar.

Source: Qatar Airways

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