28-Jun-2010 11:26 AM

Qatar Airways makes foray into South American market

Qatar Airways launched (27-Jun-2010) daily services to Brazil and Argentina marking the carrier's first foray into South America. With the addition of Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires to its network, Qatar Airways now operates to 92 destinations across six continents. The two new routes complete a five-month expansion programme that has introduced services to Bengaluru (Bangalore), Copenhagen, Ankara, Tokyo and Barcelona. During a four-month period from Oct-2010, Qatar Airways plans to further expand its international route network further with six new routes, operating scheduled services from Doha to Phuket, Hanoi, Nice, Brussels, Bucharest And Budapest. By 2013, Qatar Airways plans to serve 120 key business and leisure destinations with a fleet of 120 aircraft. [more]

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