Qatar Airways is delighted to be the first international airline to resume flights to the Maldives, with the first daily service touching down at Velana International Airport earlier this morning, marked with a water cannon salute. With the airline’s network never falling below 30 destinations throughout this crisis, Qatar Airways continues to lead the recovery of international air travel. By the end of July, the airline’s network will expand to over 450 weekly flights to more than 70 destinations with the addition of flights to the following destinations:
15 July - Male, Maldives (daily flights)
16 July - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (three weekly flights)
17 July - Djibouti (three weekly flights)
23 July - Antalya, Turkey (two weekly flights) & Bodrum, Turkey (two weekly flights)
24 July - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen, Turkey (three weekly flights increasing to daily from 1 August)
29 July - Helsinki (three weekly flights)
With the resumption of services to the Maldives and Antalya and Bodrum in Turkey commencing next week, Qatar Airways’ growing network includes a number of popular summer holiday destinations that are open to visitors now.