By Daniel Shane
Doha-based carrier will add points in Belgrade and Warsaw following Chicago announcement
Qatar Airways said it will expand its European network with
the addition of destinations in Serbia and Poland this year.
In a statement released today, the Doha-based carrier said
it will launch a three times-a-week service to the Serb capital Belgrade from 20
On 5 December, the airline will begin a four times-a-week
service to Warsaw, the capital of Poland.
Both routes will be operated a two-class configuration
“Over the past two to three years we have identified great
opportunities to probe markets across Europe that are largely underserved by
full service international airlines,” CEO Akbar Al Baker said in a statement.
Earlier this week the carrier, whose entire flight network
spans 188 destinations, said it would begin daily flights to Chicago from 10
April next year.
Over the next few months, Qatar Airways will launch services
to Yangon, Myanmar (3 October) and Maputo, Mozambique (31 October).
Since the beginning of 2012 the airline has launched flights
to Baku, Azerbaijan; Tbilisi, Georgia; Kigali, Rwanda; Zagreb, Croatia; Erbil
and Baghdad, Iraq; Perth, Australia; and Kilamanjaro, Tanzania.