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Qatar to increase flights to Johannesburg and Cape Town

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Qatar Airways will increase the number of weekly flights on its routes to South Africa from July 2019.

Weekly flight frequencies to Johannesburg 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 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.”

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

Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Phillips joined the team in 2016. She developed a passion and love for all things-travel related in her role as travel journalist, a position she held for over seven years. A brief exodus into the corporate marketing sphere proved that there is no better industry than the travel industry. Research and writing are two of Jeanette’s greatest passions, but she is always open to new challenges and different ways of doing things.

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