Qatar Airways increases flights to South Africa

posted on 28th February 2019 by Justin Burns

Qatar Airways has increased the number of weekly flights on both of its popular routes to Johannesburg and Cape Town in South Africa from July to October 2019.

Weekly flight frequencies to Johannesburg will increase from 14 to 18 from July, rising to 19 in August. A further two flights will be added to the airline’s winter schedule, taking the total number of weekly frequencies to 21 by the end of October 2019.

In addition, three extra flights on the Cape Town route have been added, taking the total from seven to 10, from 27 October 2019.

Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker said: “The latest additional services to both Johannesburg and Cape Town reflect the growing demand for travel to and from these popular South African destinations.”

The airline currently operates a fleet of more than 230 aircraft via its hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA) to more than 160 destinations worldwide.

The airline has launched an array of exciting new destinations recently, including Gothenburg Sweden; Mombasa, Kenya and Da Nang, Vietnam. Qatar Airways will add a number of new destinations to its extensive route network in 2019, including Malta, as well as many more.