Air Botswana has launched a code sharing with one of the major airlines, Qatar Airways to bring international exposure and boost Botswana’s economy.
Masire said the partnership will enable Air Botswana to be alongside Qatar Airways’ systematic operations in their wide spread worldwide network of more than 150 worldwide destinations.
According to Air Botswana Acting CEO, Agnes Khwanana The partnership will offer travelers an enhanced access to three key destinations in Botswana, Maun, Gaborone and Francistown.
“We are delighted to join forces with a renowned global airline and we believe the partnership will allow business and leisure traveler’s fast and convenient access to the country,” she said.
She further said, they are guaranteed safety and growth in passenger numbers because of the partnership with a big line air way such as Qatar.
“We have now sealed the deal after six months of negotiations with the airline,” she added
According to Air Botswana Director-commercial, Hugh Fraser, It is the first time that a big airline like Qatar Airway has so much confidence in such a small airline for a partnership.
Qatar Airways is the national airline of the state of Qatar and one of the fastest growing airlines in the world with youngest fleet. The airline has a modern fleet of 190 aircraft flying to more than 150 business and leisure destinations across six continents.
About Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways – the national airline of the State of Qatar has its headquarters in Doha. The airline operates flights from its main hub at Hamad International Airport, there by linking over 150 international destinations across Africa, Europe, Far East, Central Asia, South Asia, North America, South America, Middle East, and Oceania from its base at Hamad International Airport, using a fleet of more than 160 aircraft of Boeing and Airbus only.