Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, announced the airline’s aggressive expansion plans and 16 new destinations for 2018-2019 on the opening day of ITB Berlin, the world’s largest international travel fair.

Qatar Airways forthcoming global destinations are London Gatwick, United Kingdom; Cardiff, United Kingdom; Luxembourg; Lisbon, Portugal; Tallinn, Estonia; Valletta, Malta; Cebu and Davao, Philippines; Langkawi, Malaysia; Da Nang, Vietnam; Bodrum, Antalya and Hatay, Turkey; Mykonos and Thessaloniki, Greece; and Málaga, Spain.

In addition, services to Warsaw, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Prague and Kyiv will increase to a double daily frequency, while services to Madrid, Barcelona and the Maldives will increase to triple daily.

Qatar Airways currently operates a modern fleet of more than 200 aircraft, via its Doha hub at Hamad International Airport, featuring Qatar Airways’ in-flight entertainment system Oryx One and, on-board Wi-Fi and GSM service.

H.E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: "Qatar Airways is tremendously excited to announce further expansion with a significant number of new destinations. This is a direct reflection of our commitment to connecting travellers across all corners of the world in a way that is meaningful and convenient to them."