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Wed, 8 March 2023

Qatar Airways to Resume Flights to Phnom Penh and 10 Other Destinations; Launch 7 New Routes

(08/03/23)  Qatar Airways has unveiled plans to expand its network by increasing frequency to select destinations, resuming more routes and launching flights to new destinations.

The airline plans to launch flights to the following seven new destinations in 2023: Chittagong, Juba, Kinshasa, Lyon, Medan, Toulouse and Trabzon.

The national carrier will also resume flights to the following 11 destinations: Beijing, Birmingham, Buenos Aires, Casablanca, Davao, Marrakesh, Nice, Osaka, Phnom Penh, Ras Al-Khaimah and Tokyo Haneda.

Qatar Airways A350-900 reg: A7-ALO. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com Click to enlarge.
Qatar Airways A350-900 reg: A7-ALO. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com

Multiple destinations in QR's network also have frequency increases scheduled for the year.

As we expand our fleet, network, partnerships and international presence we look forward to working together to deliver sustainable growth and a compelling future for the industry, said Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive. We continue to look forward to our bright future here in Qatar, with multiple projects lined up for 2023 and beyond, such as the Formula 1 partnership and much more. Qatar will continue to be a global hub of connectivity and an ideal destination for tourism, long after the great success of the historic FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

The following destinations are slated to receive an increase in flight frequency during 2023:

Abuja Port Harcourt increased from two flights per week to thrice weekly;

Abuja Kano increased from thrice weekly to four flights per week;

Athens increased from seven weekly flights to fourteen;

Belgrade increased from five weekly flights to seven;

Berlin increased from eleven flights per week to fourteen;

Bucharest increased from ten weekly flights to fourteen;

Cairo increased from twenty one flights per week to twenty eight;

Copenhagen increased from four weekly flights to seven, and ten from the 2023/24 winter season. Finnair also operates 7 weekly flights, totalling 17 per week to Copenhagen;

Denpasar increased from 14 weekly flights to 21;

Dublin increased from 12 weekly flights to 14;

Dsseldorf increased from seven weekly flights to 11 for winter season 2023/24;

Edinburgh increased from 10 weekly flights to 14;

Hanoi increased from 10 weekly flights to 12;

Hong Kong increased from 11 weekly flights to 14;

Khartoum increased from seven weekly flights to 14;

Larnaca increased from seven weekly flights to 14;

London Gatwick increased from seven weekly flights to 10 (14 weekly flights for peak summer season);

London Heathrow increased from 42 weekly flights to 45;

Madrid increased from 16 weekly flights to 18;

Manila increased from 17 weekly flights to 18;

Milan increased from 16 weekly flights to 21;

Mogadishu increased from thrice weekly flights to four per week;

Nagpur increased from four weekly flights to seven;

Oslo increased from seven weekly flights to 12 for winter season 2023/24;

Phuket increased from 14 weekly flights to 21 for winter season 2023/24;

Saigon increased from 10 weekly flights to 12;

Sarajevo increased from thrice weekly flights to four for summer season 2023;

Sofia increased from thrice weekly flights to four per week in summer and five weekly flights in winter season 2023/24;

Stockholm increased from thrice weekly flights to five for winter season 2023/24. Finnair also operates 7 weekly flights, totalling 12 weekly in Stockholm;

Taif increased from thrice weekly flights to seven;

Vienna increased from 10 weekly flights to 14;

Warsaw increased from seven weekly flights to 14 from winter season 2023/24;

Yerevan increased from seven weekly flights to 10;

Zagreb increased from four weekly flights to seven; and

Zurich increased from 10 weekly flights to 14.

Based at Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha, Qatar Airways currently flies to more than 150 destinations worldwide.

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