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Qatar Airways: New flights to Egypt and resumption of flights to Medina

Qatar Airways is expanding its presence in Egypt and the Middle East. Since October 1, the airline has begun offering its passengers four flights a week between Doha and Medina, with three daily flights to Cairo again.

13 October 2021

Qatar Airways, which was recently named the world's fourth best airline by Condé Nast Traveller readers, started October with new flights for its passengers. Tthe airline introduced a third daily flight to Cairo, in addition, the flight connection from Medina in Saudi Arabia to Doha was resumed with four weekly flights.

Optimal connections to over 140 Qatar Airways destinations

The resumption of the four weekly flights, which will be operated by an Airbus A320 aircraft that can comfortably seat around 144 passengers, will also provide connections to Qatar Airways' more than 140 destinations worldwide.

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November and December: New flights to Luxor and Sharm El-Sheikh

Further resumptions are also planned in the near future: Quatar Airways will operate four flights per week to Luxor from 23 November 2021, followed by two flights per week to Sharm El-Sheikh from 3 December 2021, bringing Qatar Airways' total weekly flights from Hamad International Airport to Egypt to 34. The flights to Luxor and Sharm El-Sheikh will be operated by an Airbus A320 with 12 seats in First Class and 132 seats in Economy Class.

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Expansion of flight offerings in time for the FIFA Arab Cup 2021

The upcoming expansion of air travel in Egypt comes at just the right time, offering Egyptian football fans even more travel options to attend the FIFA Arab Cup 2021™ in Qatar and follow their national team in person. The region's premier tournament will take place from November 30 to December 18, 2021.

Flexible goodwill arrangements and award-winning COVID-19 safety concept

The national carrier of the state of Qatar, which is steadily expanding its global route network and steadily increasing frequencies to major hubs, offers its passengers unmatched connectivity to seamlessly get to the destination of their choice. In addition to flexible goodwill policies that allow for unlimited changes in travel dates and destinations, as well as no-fee refunds for all tickets issued by May 31, 2022, the airline also recently became the first global airline to receive Skytrax's prestigious 5-star COVID 19 airline satisfaction rating. The award reassures passengers around the world that the airline's health and safety standards are subject to the highest possible standards of professional, independent scrutiny and assessment.

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