Qatar Airways to increase flights to Johannesburg and Cape Town

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Qatar Airways will increase weekly flights to Johannesburg to 21 by the end of October 2019

Passengers will also see an increase in flights to Cape Town, which will increase from seven to 10 a week from 27 October 2019

Qatar Airways is delighted to announce it will be increasing the number of weekly flights on its popular routes to South Africa from July 2019.

Weekly flight frequencies to Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest metropolis, 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 hoping to soak up some sun on some of South Africa’s most beautiful scenic beaches 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, His Excellency Mr. 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. As the largest city in South Africa, Johannesburg has emerged as one of our key regional destinations for both leisure and business travelers 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.”

“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.”

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

Additional Flight Schedules:

Doha to Johannesburg Additional Flights:
Doha (DOH) to Johannesburg (JNB) QR1365 departs: 20:40 arrives: 04:35+1
Johannesburg (JNB) to Doha (DOH) QR1366 departs: 08:00 arrives: 17:50

Doha to Cape Town Additional Flights:
Doha (DOH) to Cape Town (CPT) QR1371 departs: 07:50 arrives: 17:10
Cape Town (CPT) to Doha (DOH) QR1372 departs: 18:40 arrives: 05:55+1

The flights will be operated by Airbus A350-900

© Maarten Van Den Driessche

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