Qatar Airways has confirmed plans to launch
direct flights to Santorini and Dubrovnik in 2020.
Flights to Santorini, Qatar Airways' fourth
destination in Greece after Athens, Mykonos and Thessaloniki, are
scheduled to begin on 20 May 2020.
The flights to Dubrovnik,
the airline’s second destination in Croatia after Zagreb, will
start on 20 April 2020.
flights to Santorini, Greece and Dubrovnik, Croatia will be
operated by Airbus A320 aircraft featuring 12 seats in Business Class
and 132 seats in Economy Class.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr.
Baker, said, “We are pleased to announce Santorini, Greece and
Dubrovnik, Croatia will be joining our global network in 2020. We
are committed to offering our passengers as many seamless one-stop
connection choices as possible. With the addition of these new
routes, our network will expand to 170 passenger destinations,
further consolidating our position as one of the world’s most
The airline will also add 66 weekly
frequencies to 20 existing destinations in its network due to
strong market demand and the recent deliveries of more
fuel-efficient aircraft. Osaka, Japan will join the airline’s
network in 2020 with five weekly flights from 6 April and
expanding to daily from 23 June 2020.
The following frequency increases are planned
Adana, Turkey will increase from
three to five weekly flights
Antalya, Turkey will
increase from three to five weekly flights
Greece will increase from three to four daily flights
Belgrade, Serbia will increase from seven to 10 weekly flights
Bodrum, Turkey will increase from three to five weekly
Edinburgh, Scotland will increase from 10 to 14
Oslo, Norway will increase from 10 to 14
Venice, Italy will increase from seven
to 11 weekly flights
Warsaw, Poland will increase from
14 to 18 weekly flights
Zurich, Switzerland will
increase from 14 to 18 weekly flights
Mozambique will increase from three to five weekly flights
Windhoek, Namibia will increase from five to seven weekly
Three of the seven weekly flights to Kigali,
Rwanda to be delinked from Entebbe, Uganda and operate direct
non-stop flights to each destination.
Daily service to
Kilimanjaro, Tanzania and Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania will be delinked
with non-stop direct daily flights to each destination.
Colombo, Sri Lanka will increase from four to five daily
Dhaka, Bangladesh will increase from three to
four daily flights
Penang and Langkawi, Malaysia
combined service will increase from five to seven weekly flights