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Qatar Airways begins five-times-weekly services to Zanzibar, Tanzania

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

qatar airways logoQatar Airways launched its second new destination of the year, touching down in the Spice Island of Zanzibar yesterday. Zanzibar is the airline’s third route in Tanzania, following Dar-es-Salaam and Kilimanjaro. Qatar Airways Chief Commercial Officer Marwan Koleilat said, “This latest route marks yet another significant milestone for the airline that has spread its international wings to its 20th gateway in Africa and 148th destination globally.”

Qatar Airways will initially operate five weekly flights to Zanzibar via Kilimanjaro, and commencing 1st October 2015, the airline will offer an additional two weekly flights making it a daily operation. Out of the daily flights from October, passengers will be able to fly non-stop to Zanzibar three-times-a-week and on a linked flight via Kilimanjaro four-times-a-week.

“By providing a reliable, convenient and award-winning travel experience from Zanzibar, Qatar Airways will provide passengers with the opportunity to travel to Doha and connect onwards to more than 140 worldwide destinations through our new state-of-the-art Hamad International Airport.”

Qatar Airways is operating an Airbus A320 in a two-class configuration on the Zanzibar-Doha route, with 12 seats in Business Class and up to 132 seats in Economy. Each seat on selected flights offers an interactive audio and video entertainment system featuring up to 1,000 options of movies, TV programmes and music channels.

The current Doha-Kilimanjaro-Zanzibar schedule:

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
Depart Doha QR1355 at 08:50, arrive Kilimanjaro at 14:20
Depart Kilimanjaro QR1355 at 15:20, arrive Zanzibar at 16:20
Depart Zanzibar QR1355 at 17:20, arrive Doha at 22:35

Daily flight schedules from October:

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 
Depart Doha QR1355 at 08:50, arrive Kilimanjaro at 14:20
Depart Kilimanjaro QR1355 at 15:20, arrive Zanzibar at 16:20
Depart Zanzibar QR1355 at 17:20, arrive Doha at 22:35

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays
Depart Doha QR1357 at 08:50, arrive Zanzibar at 14:40
Depart Zanzibar QR1357 at 15:40, arrive Kilimanjaro at 16:40
Depart Kilimanjaro QR1357 at 17:40, arrive Doha at 22:35

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