Qatar Airways’ resumption of four-weekly Atlanta flights marks the full return of the airline’s pre-pandemic United States network. The carrier now offers 12 US destinations.
The destination became the third Spanish city for Qatar Airways network in June 2018 and will be served by flights on Friday and Sunday from Doha.
The governing board of the oneworld Alliance has appointed Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker, as Chairman. He succeeds Qantas Group chief executive, Alan Joyce.
The route becomes the fourth new destination in Africa announced by the national carrier of the state of Qatar since the start of the pandemic.
Flight QR6421 departed Hamad International Airport at 11:00 carrying only vaccinated crew and passengers onboard, with passengers also to be served by fully vaccinated staff at check-in.
By the middle of summer, Qatar Airways’ plans to rebuild its network to more than 140 destinations including 23 in Africa, 14 in the Americas, 43 in Asia-Pacific, 43 in Europe and 19 in Middle East.
Qatar Airways is increasing seat capacity into the Seychelles this summer as the tourist hotspot reopens up to the world again. There will be no quarantine requirement on those arriving via Doha.
The airline will be resuming services to Moscow, Russia, from March 2nd. Via its hub in Doha, the carrier will begin connecting once again with destinations such as Maldives and Zanzibar.
The national carrier of Qatar continues to rebuild its network, which currently stands at over 120 destinations with plans to increase to over 130 by the end of March.
Qatar Airways will add its 12th gateway in the United States with the resumption of four-weekly Atlanta flights starting June 1st.
The agreement will enhance connectivity between the two airlines’ complementary networks and will offer additional travel options to customers from around the world.