Qatar airways made it's maiden landing of QR1377 in Gaborone, Botswana this afternoon at 1645hrs .
In his State of the nation last month President Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi assured the nation that Qatar Airways will add to the operators directly flying to Botswana mid-December 2019.
It is expected that the new route will offer seamless connectivity options for international travellers who wish to fly to Botswana. It will also provide Botswana with a direct link with Qatar,
Qatar Airways is the first Middle Eastern airline to start service to Botswana. The flights will be operated three times a week from Hamad International Airport. The Airbus A350-900 aircraft has 36 seats in business class and 247 seats in economy class.