Qatar Airways outlines expansion plans at ITB Berlin
- A Monitor Report 08 Mar, 2018  |
Qatar Airways Airbus A350-1000
BERLIN: Qatar Airways used the opening day of ITB Berlin, the world’s largest international travel trade show, to outline the airline’s expansion plans for 2018-2019.
New destinations to be launched by the airline include London Gatwick, United Kingdom; Cardiff, United Kingdom; Lisbon, Portugal; Luxembourg; Tallinn, Estonia; Valletta, Malta; Cebu and Davao, Philippines; Langkawi, Malaysia; Da Nang, Vietnam; Bodrum, Antalya and Hatay, Turkey; Mykonos and Thessaloniki, Greece; and Málaga, Spain.
In addition, services to Warsaw, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh (Saigon), Prague and Kiev will increase to a double daily frequency, while services to Madrid, Barcelona and the Maldives will increase to triple daily.
Qatar Airways currently operates a fleet of more than 200 aircraft via its hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA). Just last month, the airline welcomed the Airbus A350-1000, for which it is the global launch customer.