Qatar Airways begins operations in Kano

NEWS DIGEST – Qatar Airways inaugural flight has landed at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, MAKIA, Kano.

The aircraft, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, landed at the airport at 11:10 am on Wednesday.

It was greeted with a ceremonial water shower by officials of the Aerodrome and Fire Rescue Service of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN.

The airline is commencing inaugural flight to Kano as part of its expansion plan to the country.

This would be followed by Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Thursday.

The inaugural flight to Kano was welcomed by Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero, officials of the Kano State Government, Qatar Airways, among others.