Qatar Airways to add six new destinations
By Pratap John
Chief Business Reporter
Qatar Airways is further strengthening its global network by adding six new destinations - four in
The new routes are
The national carrier will phase in the route expansion over a four-month period with daily flights to Phuket (
Three weeks later, Qatar Airways adds the Vietnamese capital
November 24 marks the launch of the carrier’s European expansion drive with thrice-weekly flights to the French Mediterranean city of
The New Year sees Qatar Airways’ entry into
Announcing the expansion at the airline’s annual commercial conference in Doha yesterday, Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar al-Baker reiterated the national carrier’s commitment to develop its route network far and wide from its hub.
“Qatar Airways’ track record to grow remains strong and solid. The airline is well positioned globally, focusing on a long term strategy that is forward thinking.
“We spend a lot of time diligently analysing new route opportunities. I am pleased to say the routes being announced today will not only open up new markets, but also strengthen our network strategy over our
“Today’s route network and fleet size will increase sharply over the next few years and all of us within Qatar Airways rise to the challenge by continuing to give our customers the Five Star level of service they fully deserve.”
By 2013, Qatar Airways plans to serve some 120 key business and leisure destinations worldwide with a modern fleet of 120 aircraft. Today, the airline’s fleet stands at 84 aircraft, flying to 90 destinations across
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