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Qatar Airways adds Edinburgh frequency as part of European growth

qatar-airwaysTwenty-one hours ago, Qatar Airways announced the launch of two-day flights from Edinburgh, Scotland, in the new year; a rise from ten to 14 flights a week. The airline also announced new Mediterranean destinations to join its network in the first half of 2020, with more to be announced in the coming months.


Due to strong market demand and recent deliveries of more fuel-efficient aircraft, Qatar Airways will add 66 weekly frequencies to 20 existing destinations on its network.


The airline will be the first Gulf carrier to launch direct flights to Santorini, its fourth destination after Athens, Mykonos and Thessaloniki in Greece, with services due to start on May 20.Flights to Dubrovnik, Croatia, the second destination of the airline in Croatia after Zagreb, will commence on April 20th.


The airline also announced Osaka, Japan will join the network of the airline in 2020, with the inaugural flight departing on April 6th. Chief Executive of the Qatar Airways Group, Akbar Al Baker, said: “We are pleased to announce that in 2020, Santorini, Greece and Dubrovnik will join our global network. “We are committed to making as many seamless one-stop connectivity options as possible available to our passengers. Our network will extend to 170 passenger destinations with the introduction of these new routes, further consolidating our role as one of the most linked airlines in the world.”