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Thu, 20 August 2020

Qatar Airways Continues to Expand Network

Qatar Airways continues to grow its network and has already resumed flights to eight destinations this month, including:

Adelaide (two-weekly flights started 16 August)
Auckland (thrice weekly flights via Brisbane starting 18 August)
Houston (thrice weekly flights starting 2 September increasing to four-weekly from 15 September)
Kigali (thrice weekly flights started 3 August)
London Gatwick (daily flights starting 20 August)
Nairobi (double daily flights started 3 August)
Philadelphia (thrice weekly flights starting 16 September)
Sialkot (thrice weekly flights starting 1 September)

Qatar Airways Airbus A330 reg: A7-AEI. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com Click to enlarge.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said, Since the onset of the pandemic Qatar Airways network has never fallen below 30 destinations with continuous services to five continents. Our airline has lead the industry in offering passengers more choices and greater flexibility so they can plan and book travel with confidence. We have also implemented the most advanced safety and hygiene measures onboard including becoming the first airline to require passengers to wear face shields in addition to face coverings.

The airline is also increasing frequency to the following destinations:

Ankara (increasing to daily from 1 September)
Cebu (increased to daily from 12 August)
Clark (increased to six-weekly from 12 August)
Dhaka (increasing to five-weekly from 23 August)
Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore (increased to double daily from 10 August)
Istanbul SAW (increasing to 11 weekly from 20 Aug then triple daily from 1 September)
Jakarta (increased to double daily from 17 August)
Kuala Lumpur (increased to double daily from 17 August)
Los Angeles (increased to daily from 12 August)
New York JFK (increasing to double daily from 1 September)

With our investment in one of the youngest, most fuel-efficient long haul fleets, strategic network management and the Best Airport in the Middle East, we have been able to quickly and effectively rebuild our network to more than 550 weekly flights to over 85 destinations across six continents. As the global recovery continues, Qatar Airways will remain focused on its fundamental mission of carrying passengers across the globe safely and reliably, Mr. Al Baker added.

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