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Qatar Airways Adjusts Flight Frequencies for Winter Season

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Qatar Airways has made the following frequency increases to destinations in Eastern Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific in preparation for the busy winter season:

Dubai (UAE) 91 flights a week from 77 (13 daily flights) from 1 August 2013
Jakarta (Indonesia) 14 flights a week from 11 (double-daily flights) beginning 1 September 2013
Moscow (Russia) 12 flights a week from 10 beginning 3 September 2013
Manama (Bahrain) 49 flights a week from 47 (7 times a day) beginning 15 September 2013
Sofia (Bulgaria) 5 flights a week from 4 beginning 17 September 2013
Bucharest (Romania) 5 flights a week from 4 beginning 17 September 2013
Ankara (Turkey) 4 flights a week from 3 beginning 18 September 2013
Belgrade (Serbia) 4 flights a week from 3 beginning 18 September 2013
Islamabad (Pakistan) 7 flights a week from 4 (daily flights) beginning 27 October 2013
Yangon (Myanmar) 7 flights a week from 3 (daily flights beginning 27 October 2013

Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer, Akbar Al Baker, said, At Qatar Airways, we remain committed to opening up access to destinations that have great market potential. As we continue to expand our network and receive more aircraft, we will keep looking at opportunities to add capacity to our existing network and further strengthen our brand presence around the world.

On 1 August 2013 Qatar Airways increased its frequency on its very popular Doha Dubai route with two additional daily flights, taking its capacity up to 13 services per day. Dubai has the highest frequency in the airlines route network; this popular UAE destination is served 91 times a week.

Flights to the region will see another increase as services to Manama in Bahrain will rise by seven to a total of 49 flights each week.

Expansion highlights also include one additional weekly flight to key European routes Ankara, Belgrade, Bucharest and Sofia and flights to Moscow will grow from 10 to 12 weekly flights.

Yangon, which was re-launched last October with three flights a week, will be upgraded to a daily non-stop service.

Another popular far-eastern route Jakarta will see increase in capacity from 11 to 14 flights a week, resulting in double-daily flights to the Indonesian capital city.

Qatar Airways will also be strengthening its commitment to Pakistan; the recent frequency increases to Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar will be supplemented by Islamabad moving from four weekly services to a daily service.

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