Qatar Airways has increased its services to Islamabad,
Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar.
The Qatari airline now
operates 49 weekly flights to four gateways in Pakistan using
Boeing 787 and Airbus A350 aircraft. The airline has currently
grounded its fleet of Airbus A380s.
Flights to Islamabad have increased from 11 to 14
weekly flights, to Karachi from 10 to 14 weekly flights, to Lahore
from 11 to 14 weekly flights, and to Peshawar from 5 to 7
The airline has effectively increased its flights
to Pakistan by 32% so that they are now in line with operation
levels before the COVID19 pandemic started.
“We are excited to increase our services to
Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar, offering our passengers
travelling to and from Pakistan connectivity to the largest
networks in Europe, UK and the US via the Best Airport in the
Middle East,” said Qatar
Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr.
Akbar Al Baker. “We remain committed to serving our customers in Pakistan and
have worked hard throughout the pandemic to ensure we can operate
as many flights as possible, in line with the directions of the
Pakistan government. From operating special charter services to a
number of commercial flights, we are delighted to now offer a
strong schedule of services.”
To ensure a safe travel
experience, passengers from Pakistan are required take a COVID19
RT-PCR medical test. Passengers will need to present a negative
test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure, when
checking-in. Children below the age of 12 years are exempt from
this test if accompanied by family members.
Qatar Airways now offers over 500
weekly flights to over 80 destinations worldwide from its home, Hamad International Airport.
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