Qatar Airways continues to lead the aviation industry offering more global connectivity than any other airline. And in order not to lose the title, introduces more flight resumptions.
With the airline’s network never falling below 30 destinations since the onset of the pandemic, the resumption of services to Amman, Entebbe, Hanoi, Seychelles, Windhoek, and Yerevan and the launch of new flights to Accra will see the airline’s global network more than triple in size by mid-October.
The airline’s resilience and commitment to providing connectivity has also seen it launch several new destinations since the start of the pandemic, including Accra, Brisbane and Cebu.
The airline’s variety of fuel-efficient efficient aircraft and strategic network management has enabled it to quickly resume flights and expand services in line with passenger demand. The following destinations are planned to resume flights or increase frequencies:
- Amman (daily flights started 15 September, carriage of passengers limited to AMM-DOH only)
- Clark (increasing to nine weekly flights from 20 September)
- Copenhagen (increasing to 10 weekly flights from 15 October)
- Dhaka (increased to seven weekly flights from 19 September)
- Entebbe (three weekly flights starting 2 October)
- Hanoi (four weekly flights starting 3 October)
- Madrid (increasing to 10 weekly flights from 1 October)
- Manchester (increasing to 17 weekly flights from 15 October)
- Manila (increasing to 17 weekly flights from 2 October)
- Seychelles (three weekly flights starting 15 October)
- Stockholm (increasing to 10 weekly flights from 15 October)
- Windhoek (three weekly flights starting 15 October)
- Yerevan (five weekly flights started 15 September, increasing to daily from 5 October)
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “We are proud to be the leading global airline connecting passengers with the world, helping take people safely and sustainably to where they need to be. Having one of the youngest, most fuel-efficient fleets enables us to be agile and respond quickly to passenger demand. Our focus throughout the rebuild of our network is not only on restarting destinations but also operating as many frequencies as possible to provide our passengers the flexibility to travel when they want.
“By continuing to fly during the pandemic while others stopped, we have gained the trust of passengers as an airline they can rely on. We have taken more international passengers home than any other airline during this pandemic and as entry restrictions ease, we remain focused on our fundamental mission of carrying passengers across the globe safely and reliably. There are still millions of people who have not been able to be reunited with their friends and families and it is heartwarming to know our growing network will provide them an opportunity to travel home or take a trip to see loved ones.”
Qatar Airways’ onboard safety measures for passengers and cabin crew include the provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for cabin crew and a complimentary protective kit and disposable face shields for passengers. Business Class passengers on aircraft equipped with Qsuite can enjoy the enhanced privacy this award-winning business seat provides, including sliding privacy partitions and the option to use a ‘Do Not Disturb (DND)’ indicator. Qsuite is available on flights to more than 30 destinations including Frankfurt, Kuala Lumpur, London and New York.