July 02, 2020: As of July 1, Qatar Airways has restored 11 more destinations, its largest single day of restarts, in what the airline has dubbed ‘Take-off Wednesday’. It will start flying to Ankara (three weekly flights) from July 9; Zanzibar (four weekly flights) on July 11; and Kilimanjaro (three weekly flights) on July 13.

By mid-July, the airline’s network will expand to over 430 weekly flights to more than 65 destinations with the addition of flights to the following destinations:

It has started flights to Bali Denpasar (daily flights); Beirut (seven weekly flights); Belgrade (three weekly flights); Berlin (three weekly flights); Boston (five weekly flights increasing to daily from August 1); Edinburgh (three weekly flights); Larnaca (three weekly flights); Los Angeles (three weekly flights, five weekly from July 17 and six weekly from August 1); Prague (three weekly flights); Washington DC (five weekly flights increasing to daily from August 1); and Zagreb (three weekly flights).

Other destinations to be restored in July include Toronto (three weekly flights); Bucharest (four weekly flights); Sofia (four weekly flights); and Venice (three weekly flights).

Qatar Airways continues to work closely with governments around the world to resume commercial flights in line with entry restrictions. The airline is hopeful further commercial flight restrictions will be eased throughout July, with the carrier planning to resume almost two thirds of its pre-Covid-19 network by the end of the month. The airline expects its number of flights to almost double in July with close to 3,500 flights scheduled, compared to just under 2,100 in June.

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