QR plots Greece, Croatia
QATAR Airways has overnight announced further expansions of its global network, including new non-stop seasonal services from Doha to Santorini in Greece and Dubrovnik in Croatia.
QR’s new Dubrovnik route will debut on 20 Apr, while Santorini services will commence on 20 May, with both flights to utilise A320 aircraft, offering one-stop connections from Australia.
Network growth will also see new Qatar flights to Osaka, Japan, as well as frequency increases to a host of other destinations across Europe, Africa and Asia.
Qatar Airways CEO Akbar al Baker said the capacity expansions, seeing the addition of 66 additional weekly flights to 20 existing ports, were due to “strong market demand and the recent deliveries of more fuelefficient aircraft.
“We are committed to offering our passengers as many seamless one-stop connection choices as possible,” al Baker said.
Other Qatar Airways network changes will see flights to Kilimanjaro and Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania de-linked, with non-stop daily services to each destination.
He said the addition of Santorini, Dubrovnik and Osaka would see the QR passenger network grow to 170 destinations, “further consolidating our position as one of the world’s most connected airlines”.