Qatar Airways will resume flight operations to Phuket from July 1 with a four times weekly service.

Phuket in Thailand is set to reopen to international visitors who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and who have tested negative upon arriving in the province, from July 1.

The fight QR 840 will depart from Doha (DOH) at 0255 hours and will land at 1330 hours in Phuket (HKT), every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

The fight QR 841 will depart from HKT at 0230 hours and will land at 0530 hours in DOH, every Monday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday.

The Doha-Phuket route will be operated by the airline’s modern and sustainable Boeing 787 Dreamliner, offering 22 seats in business class and 232 in economy class.

Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways Group chief executive said:

“With the resumption of flights to Phuket, Qatar Airways marks a significant milestone in the recovery of international tourism. We are proud to have lead the industry, setting the benchmark for safety, innovation, and customer service throughout the pandemic.

“We know many of our customers are eager to get back flying and return to some of their favourite holiday destinations, such as Phuket. Famed for its many exotic beaches, family-friendly atmosphere, turquoise waters, and delicious local cuisine, Phuket is an ideal destination for a summer getaway. We look forward to working with our partners in Thailand to support the recovery of their tourism sector.”