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.