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Qatar Airways to invest in a unnamed Southern African Airline

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At the recent Doha Forum Qatar airways CEO announced that the airline would soon be investing in a Southern African Airline that they hope to announce soon

https://www.news24.com/fin24/companies/ ... e-20240515

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... ce=twitter
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Anyone have an idea of who it could be?
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Re: Qatar Airways to invest in a unnamed Southern African Airline

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Is Rwanda even Southern Africa? I would say it is more Central Africa.

My guess here would be TAAG. They seem to have a clear strategy with a fleet modernization program. If they are able to execute it, is a different question.

I know Emirates had a management contract with TAAG but that ended in 2017.

Maybe Qatar could give it shot since they under new management.
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Joker11 wrote: Thu May 16, 2024 1:10 pm Is Rwanda even Southern Africa? I would say it is more Central Africa.

My guess here would be TAAG. They seem to have a clear strategy with a fleet modernization program. If they are able to execute it, is a different question.

I know Emirates had a management contract with TAAG but that ended in 2017.

Maybe Qatar could give it shot since they under new management.
@Joker11 they further state that in the next few weeks post the Rwanda deal they are looking at closing a deal with a Southern African airline thus 2 deals they are busy with.
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I was also going to suggest TAAG but I wasn't sure. What other airline would be strategic for Qatar? Air Zim? Air Bots? Maybe even Airlink?
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TAAG?? But suddenly Qatar operate flights from Doha to Durban direct with the return flight Durban to Doha doing an intermediate landing at Maputo.
Food for thought.

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