Qatar Airways suspends flights to China

Transport

Qatar Airways has taken the decision to suspend flights to mainland China starting today, until further notice due to significant operational challenges caused by entry restrictions imposed by several countries, according to a statement published on the airlineʼs website.

An ongoing review of operations will be conducted weekly with the intention to reinstate the flights as soon as the restrictions are lifted.

As many Qatar Airways crew members have recently traveled to mainland China, these restrictions prevent the airline from scheduling crew on certain routes, limiting our ability to maintain scheduled operations elsewhere. As a result, the airline has no alternative but to, unfortunately, suspend its flights to mainland China from February 3.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Akbar Al Baker says, "We have been placed in a challenging operational situation where the airline cannot continue with its global operations as a result of these restrictions on anyone who has visited China."

"If we continue operations, the significant numbers of crew who would have traveled to China, would be limited to operate on certain flights, reducing our operational effectiveness. We will immediately resume our operations to China once the governmental restrictions are lifted," he adds.

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