Qatar Airways inaugural flight has landed at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA), Kano amidst excitement from aviation stakeholders.
The aircraft, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, landed at the airport at 11:10 a.m and was welcome with a ceremonial water shower by officials of the Aerodrome and Fire Rescue Service of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).
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The National carrier of Qatar is commencing inaugural flight to Kano, North West Nigeria as part of its expansion plan to the country.
This would be followed by Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Thursday.
The Qatar Airways flight to Kano was welcomed by Sarkin Kano (Emir of Kano), HRH Aminu Ado Bayero, officials of the Kano State Government, Qatar Airways, among others.