Qatar Airways to Reinstate Flights to Phuket, Thailand

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Qatar Airways is pleased to resume flights to Phuket, Thailand, from 4 December 2020. The
resumption of services to Thailand’s largest island is part of the airline’s effort to rebuild its network in the Asia-Pacific
region. Services to this holiday island will be operated by the modern, Boeing 777-300ER, offering 42 flatbed seats in
Business Class, and 312 seats in Economy Class. The airline currently operates 14-weekly flights between Bangkok
and Doha.
As one of the only global airlines to have maintained a significant schedule throughout this COVID-19 pandemic,
Qatar Airways is uniquely positioned to monitor trends in traffic flow and passenger bookings. The airline has
scheduled these flights to connect seamlessly via its award-winning hub, Hamad International Airport, where Thai
passengers can enjoy more flexible travel options. The airline also continues to show its commitment to Thailand, as it
marks its ten years of operation to Phuket.
Mr. Jared Lee, Vice President of Sales for South East Asia and South Asia Subcontinent, Qatar Airways said: “As part
of our network rebuilding efforts in the Asia-Pacific region, we are excited to resume operations to Phuket to further
provide global connectivity to our Thai passengers. This year also marks our 10 th year of operations between Phuket
and Doha, and we remain committed to the Thai market as we look forward to rolling out more initiatives for Thailand
in the months to come. Qatar Airways has proven itself to be a responsible and trusted airline during this crisis with
excellent hygiene measures where onboard COVID19 infection rate is at a negligible 0.012%. Thus, making Qatar
Airways a very safe and reliable airline. As global entry restrictions ease, we look forward to reinstating more routes as
we aim to operate to over 120 destinations by year-end to better connect Thai passengers to the rest of the world.”
Passengers arriving into Thailand are encouraged to check the latest information via for details before booking, as well as from
other reliable sources such as the Royal Thai Embassies or Consulates and the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand .
Qatar Airways’ onboard safety measures for passengers and cabin crew include the provision of Personal Protective
Equipment (PPE) for cabin crew and a complimentary protective kit and disposable face shields for passengers.
Business Class passengers on aircraft equipped with Qsuite can enjoy the enhanced privacy this award-winning
business seat provides, including sliding privacy partitions and the option to use a ‘Do Not Disturb (DND)’ indicator.
Qsuite is available on flights to more than 30 destinations including Frankfurt, Kuala Lumpur, London and New York.
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