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Qatar Airways returns to fly from Venice Marco Polo airport

The airline starts operations with 3 flights per week starting from 15th of July. 

DOHA, Qatar - Qatar Airways is pleased to announce the resumption of to and from Venice Marco Polo operations from from July 15th. The famous tourist destination and important artistic and cultural center will be the third Italian destination in restore operations, marking a significant step in the recovery of leisure travel globally. The flights will be operated by Boeing B787 Dreamliner every Monday, Wednesday, Friday with connecting connections through the company's hub in Doha, Hamad International Airport.

The company starts restoring operations after temporarily suspending its services at the Venetian airport on March 4, following the measures put in place to counter the Covid-19 emergency, including the change of its flight schedule for Italy, including Venice.

The reopening of operations at Venice airport is part of a larger project which sees the company engaged in a gradual phase of recovery and expansion of its network, in line with the evolution of passenger demand and the easing of restrictions on entry into countries around the world. In Italy this process resulted in an increase in frequencies in Rome (6 frequencies in June), the restoration of services from Milan Malpensa (5 frequencies by July, 4 of which already operational) and now also from Venice Marco Polo (3 frequencies from July). Globally, 52 destinations will be operational by the end of this month network and the goal is to reach 80 by June of which 23 in Europe, 4 in the Americas, 20 in the Middle East / Africa and 33 in Asia / Pacific. Many destinations will be served with an intensive program, with daily or frequent frequencies even with multiple flights a day. To discover the destinations currently served, you can visit the site https://www.qatarairways.com/it-it/travel-alerts/COVID-19-update.html.

We are flying again, therefore, in compliance with the security measures put in place by the company, further improved just recently. Qatar Airways has implemented several changes, including the introduction of flight suits individual protection (PPE) for the cabin crew to be worn over the uniform in addition to safety glasses, gloves and mask and a modified service to reduce interactions between passengers and crew. The company requires passengers to wear masks on board and recommends that people bring their own for fit and comfort. In addition, Qatar Airways has changed its Travel with Confidence booking policy to guarantee even more flexibility and offer passengers greater choice and peace of mind when planning travel. For any information and more details we recommend visiting www.qatarairways.com/it-it/travel-withconfidence.html.

Maté Hoffmann, Country Manager Italy & Malta Qatar Airways, said: “Let's go back to fly from Venice, a concrete signal for our customers, partners, our team and an important achievement towards a gradual process return to normal. We start in mid-July with an offer of 3 weekly flights, with the aim of having a program on as strong as possible - obviously in line with the restrictions and security measures adopted - to guarantee a service increasingly widespread, but we look forward to being able to restore normal operation. Our passengers are in the center of our priorities, we will therefore continue to observe the evolution of demand by focusing on our mission allowing flexible mobility for our customers and rebuilding our network. We thank SAVE for the trust, the close and continuous collaboration and to be a reliable partner in the common interest of guaranteeing travelers to be able to benefit from the connections that the Qatar Airways network offers for those who choose to leave from Venice."

Enrico Marchi, President of the SAVE Group, said: "The return of Qatar Airways to Venice from 15 July represents a fundamental signal of recovery for the traffic of our airport, which with the flight over Doha also reactivates the long-haul segment, confirming its position as the third national intercontinental gateway. The link constitutes from always an important reference for the mobility of people and goods in our area and its restoration, at this stage generally gradually overcoming the crisis, it gives the community a relevant message of positivity and optimism. We are confident that, with the progressive reopening of the network of destinations from Doha by the airline, the line up Venice will return to its original daily frequency ".

Flight schedules:
Doha-Venice QR125:
Departure from DOH 08:20, Arrival VCE 13:15 (Monday, Wednesday, Friday)

Venice-Doha QR126:
Departure VCE 16:05, Arrival DOH 22:30 (Monday, Wednesday, Friday)

For more information and for the official press release source information please visit:
https://www.veneziaairport.it/upload/comunicati/1591187926/qatar_airways_torna_a_volare_dall%E2%80%99aeroporto_di_venezia.pdf

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