Qatar Airways to Launch Flights to Santorini

Along with Athens and Mykonos, this will be the third Greek destination for Qatar Airways.

Highlights

  • From June 7th, Qatar Airways will provide three weekly flights between Doha and Santorini.
  • Flights on this route will be operated by Qatar's Airbus A320 fleet. The plane has 144 seats in total, including 12 in business class and 132 in economy.
  • Qatar Airways began flying to Mykonos in 2018, however because of the pandemic, the airline was forced to discontinue the service in the summer of 2020.

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Starting on June 7th, Qatar Airways will begin flying to Santorini, Greece. Along with Athens and Mykonos, this will be the third Greek destination for Qatar Airways. In the same week, the airline will resume service to Mykonos.

Flights to Santorini beginning in June

From June 7th, Qatar Airways will provide three weekly flights between Doha and Santorini. Santorini is the airline's third Greek destination, with flights scheduled every Tuesday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Akbar Al Baker, the CEO of Qatar Airways, stated,

"We're excited to welcome Santorini to our worldwide network in 2022, where it will join Athens and Mykonos as the country's third gateway. Our connection with Greece will be strengthened even more as a result of this expansion."

Flights on this route will be operated by Qatar's Airbus A320 fleet. The plane has 144 seats in total, including 12 in business class and 132 in economy.

The schedule:

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Saturday and Sunday - Doha (DOH) to Santorini (JTR) - departs: 07:50 arrives: 12:20

Tuesday - Doha (DOH) to Santorini (JTR) - departs: 10:10 arrives: 14:40

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Saturday - Santorini (JTR) to Doha (DOH) - departs: 13:15 arrives: 17:15

Sunday - Santorini (JTR) to Doha (DOH) - departs: 13:20 arrives: 17:20

Tuesday - Santorini (JTR) to Doha (DOH) - departs: 15:35 arrives: 19:35

At Hamad International Airport, passengers may connect to over 140 locations throughout the world.

According to Qatar Airways,

"With improved connection, consumers may depart Australia on Friday night and arrive in Santorini on Saturday afternoon," says the company.

More flights to Mykonos

Qatar Airways will restore its seasonal service to the Greek island of Mykonos during the same week. During the summer, the airline expects to provide four weekly flights: Monday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Qatar Airways' Mykonos schedule:

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Doha (DOH) to Mykonos (JMK) - departs: 07:40 arrives: 12:05

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Mykonos (JMK) to Doha (DOH) - departs: 13:05 arrives: 17:20

Al Baker continued,

"We are dedicated to providing as many smooth one-stop connecting options as possible for our passengers."

Qatar Airways began flying to Mykonos in 2018, however because of the pandemic, the airline was forced to discontinue the service in the summer of 2020. During the summer of 2021, the carrier provided a thrice-weekly service to the island.

Datchanapriya is a journalism and mass communication student from Chennai. Has always been passionate about writing and connecting with people.

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