Qatar Airways Sees Bounce in Leisure Travel, Adding Flights and Upgrading Aircraft to Key Winter Break Destinations

Airline will increase frequencies and upgrade aircraft for Cape Town, Durban, Maldives, Maputo, Phuket, Seychelles and Zanzibar

Airline’s mix of twin-engine, fuel-efficient aircraft allows it to seamlessly upgrade and increase services in line with passenger demand, offering passengers more flexible options to travel when they want

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways is pleased to announce additional flights and aircraft upgrades on key holiday routes in time for the upcoming winter break. The airline’s fleet of modern, fuel-efficient aircraft has enabled it to continue flying throughout the pandemic and lead the industry in offering global connectivity with more than 700 weekly flights to over 100 destinations. The airline will increase services and upgrade aircraft to several destinations, including:

  • Cape Town (adding peak season capacity with up to daily flights starting 16 December)
  • Durban (adding peak season capacity with up to three weekly flights starting 18 December)
  • Maldives (increased to triple daily flights between 17 December and 10 January)
  • Maputo (adding peak season capacity with up to three weekly flights via Durban starting 18 December)
  • Phuket (flights starting 4 December, increasing to three weekly from 18 December)
  • Seychelles (three weekly flights starting 15 December)
  • Zanzibar (adding peak season capacity flying the A350-900 from 1 December)

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “As travel restrictions ease, we are starting to see the initial green shoots of the recovery of international leisure travel. Just as it was our priority to keep flying during the early months of this year to help take people home, it is equally as important to us now to provide more flexible options to passengers and agents to plan travel for the upcoming winter break. This is why we are increasing capacity to many key holiday destinations such as Cape Town, Maldives, Seychelles, and Zanzibar. With over 700 weekly flights to more than 100 destinations across the globe and hundreds of onwards connections through our partners, passengers can rely on Qatar Airways to offer them more flexible options to travel where they want to, whenever they want.”

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As travel restrictions ease, we are starting to see the initial green shoots of the recovery of international leisure travel. Just as it was our priority to keep flying during the early months of this year to help take people home, it is equally as important to us now to provide more flexible options to passengers and agents to plan travel for the upcoming winter break. This is why we are increasing capacity to many key holiday destinations such as Cape Town, Maldives, Seychelles, and Zanzibar. With over 700 weekly flights to more than 100 destinations across the globe and hundreds of onwards connections through our partners, passengers can rely on Qatar Airways to offer them more flexible options to travel where they want to, whenever they want.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker