On the opening day of Kuwait Aviation Show, January 15th, Qatar Airways – which had an Airbus A350-1000 and a Gulfstream G500 on display – announced 8 new destinations to be launched this year.
His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive; and Engineer Badr Al Meer, Chief Operating Officer, Hamad International Airport hosted a number of dignitaries at the carrier’s chalet, including His Excellency Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah Deputy Amiri Diwan Minister in the State of Kuwait and Sheikh Salman Al-Humoud Al-Sabah, Director-General, General Directorate of Civil Aviation – Kuwait.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “The Kuwait Aviation Show is the perfect platform for us to kick start the New Year and unveil some of our exciting plans for 2020. “Eight new destinations will be joining our network this year in addition to the recently announced gateways of Santorini, Greece; Dubrovnik, Croatia; and Osaka, Japan. With these new routes, our operations will expand to 177 destinations around the world, reinforcing our position as one of the world’s most connected airlines.”
Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan – A320, two weekly flights / starting 30 March 2020
Almaty, Kazakhstan – A320, two weekly flights starting 1 April 2020, increasing to four weekly flights from 25 May 2020
Cebu, Philippines – 787-8 Dreamliner, 3 weekly flights / starting 8 April 2020
Accra, Ghana – 787-8 Dreamliner daily flights / starting 15 April 2020
Trabzon, Turkey – A320, three weekly flights / starting 20 May 2020
Lyon, France – Five weekly flights / starting 23 June 2020
Luanda, Angola – 787-8 Dreamliner, 4 weekly flights / starting 14 October 2020
Siem Reap, Cambodia – A321, five weekly flights / starting 16 November 2020