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Qatar continues to rebuild network post Covid-19

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Qatar Airways has announced resumption of flights to two U.S cities and Adelaide in Australia as it rebuilds its network post Covid-19. 

The national carrier of the State of Qatar will resume flights to two additional U.S. gateways, Houston (IAH) and Philadelphia (PHL) along with expanding frequencies to daily to Los Angeles (LAX) from 12 August and double daily to New York (JFK) from 1 September.

This news, which will add three weekly flights to Houston from 2 September and four weekly flights to Philadelphia from 15 September, will see the airline’s U.S. operations grow to eight gateways including Boston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth and Washington, D.C.

It has also announced the resumption of flights to Adelaide, Australia starting from 16 August 2020. The South Australian capital will become the airline’s fifth destination in Australia to resume flights, making Qatar Airways the only international carrier currently servicing five major cities in Australia.

Last month the airline announced that it would become the first international airline to resume flights to the Maldives. 

The first of the daily services touched down at Velana International Airport early on the morning of the 15 July, marked with a water cannon salute.

By the end of July, the airline’s network expanded to over 450 weekly flights to more than 70 destinations with the addition of flights to destinations including Addis Ababa, Bodrum, Antalya and Helsinki.

Open to beach lovers are the Greek islands through the airline’s Athens gateway, with the airline increasing its frequency to the city from seven to 11 weekly flights. They can also fly with Qatar Airways to visit the blue seas of Zanzibar in Tanzania or the relaxing Mediterranean coastline of Tunisia via Tunis.

To find out more information and the full list of destinations, visit the airline’s website.

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