Qatar Airways has named San Francisco as the latest destination in the US to be added to its network.
The carrier will offer four weekly flights to the city from December 15, 2020, operated by its state-of-the-art Airbus A350-900, featuring 36 seats in the award-winning Qsuite business class and 247 seats in economy class.
Representing the first Middle Eastern carrier to operate flights to San Francisco, Qatar Airways has continued to grow and innovate during the pandemic with industry-leading flexible booking policies, robust safety measures and a dependable network, all providing strong levels of reliability for passengers. Throughout the pandemic, Qatar Airways continued operations to the US, with flights to both Chicago and Dallas-Fort Worth maintained during the entire period.
“We are thrilled to welcome San Francisco as our newest destination, and our ninth current gateway in the US,” chief executive, Qatar Airways Group, HE Akbar Al Baker stated. “As the gateway to Silicon Valley and the vibrant tech economy, the San Francisco Bay Area is a globally important destination, both from a business and leisure perspective. Populated with many people wanting to visit friends, families or business partners overseas, Qatar Airways is perfectly positioned as the reliable airline partner to enable traffic in and out of the area.”
The addition of San Francisco will build onto Qatar Airways’ current service to some of the most vibrant cities in the U.S., including Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW), Houston (IAH), Los Angeles (LAX), New York (JFK), Philadelphia (PHL) and Washington, D.C. (IAD). By mid-December, the carrier will fly 55 weekly flights to nine destinations in the US, connecting onwards to hundreds of American cities through its strategic partnerships with American Airlines and JetBlue.