Qatar Airways has announced the resumption of services to Sofia via Bucharest, marking the 100th destination to be added back to its global network.

    The three weekly flights to Sofia starting from 16 October 2020 will see the airline’s network expand to more than 700 weekly flights across six continents.

    The following destinations are planned to resume flights or increase frequencies:

    • Bucharest (three weekly flights starting 16 October)
    • Copenhagen (increased to 10 weekly flights from 12 October)
    • Madrid (increased to 10 weekly flights from 12 October)
    • Manchester (increased to 17 weekly flights from 12 October)
    • Singapore (increasing to double daily flights from 25 October)
    • Sofia (three weekly flights starting 16 October)
    • Stockholm (increased to 10 weekly flights from 12 October)

    Qatar Airways Group chief executive Akbar Al Baker, said: “As one of the few airlines to have continuously flown throughout the pandemic to take passengers home safely and reliably, we are proud reach this significant milestone in the rebuild of our network. Our focus is not only on restarting destinations but also operating as many frequencies as possible to provide our passengers the flexibility to travel when they want.

    “With more than 700 weekly frequencies currently, and plans to increase our network to more than 125 destinations by the end of 2020, our passengers will enjoy more options to travel when they want across the globe, safely and reliably.”

    Qatar Airways’ onboard safety measures for passengers and cabin crew include the provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for cabin crew and a complimentary protective kit and disposable face shields for passengers.

    Business Class passengers on aircraft equipped with Qsuite can enjoy the enhanced privacy the seat provides, including sliding privacy partitions and the option to use a ‘Do Not Disturb ’ indicator. Qsuite is available on flights to more than 30 destinations including Frankfurt, Singapore, London and New York. For full details of all the measures that have been implemented onboard, visit qatarairways.com/safety.