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Friday, 17 July, 2020, 12 : 45 PM [IST]

Qatar becomes first overseas airline to resume flights to the Maldives

Qatar Airways has resumed flights to the Maldives, becoming the first international airline to do so since global travel restrictions were put in force since March. 

The first daily service touched down on Velana International Airport earlier this morning, marked with a water cannon salute.

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)
18 July
•       Djibouti (three weekly flights)
23 July
•       Antalya, Turkey (two weekly flights)
•       Bodrum, Turkey (two weekly flights)
25 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.

Qatar Airways is also operating regular services to many cities including Milan, Rome, and Venice in Italy; Ankara and Istanbul in Turkey; plus six cities in the USA.

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