Feb 28, 2019: Qatar Airways will be increasing the number of weekly flights on its popular routes to Johannesburg and Cape Town in South Africa from July 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, passengers will be able to take advantage of the addition of three extra flights on the Cape Town route, 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. We are pleased to be increasing our frequencies to these fantastic cities, and once again confirm our commitment to providing Qatar Airways' passengers with an even greater choice of travel options to key global destinations."

Johannesburg has emerged for the airlines as one of the key regional destinations for both leisure and business travellers alike since its introduction in 2005. With its mix of nature, culture, and wildlife, Cape Town is another hugely popular regional destination, offering a unique and memorable experience for our passengers.

Qatar Airways currently operates a modern fleet of more than 230 aircraft from Hamad International Airport (HIA) to more than 160 destinations worldwide.

Qatar Airways will add a number of new destinations to its extensive route network in 2019, including Malta and many more.

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