With its award-winning network of over 170 destinations, Qatar Airways is one of the most well-connected airlines in the world, and following the recent addition of a number of exciting new destinations and resumptions to its network for 2024, the multi-award-winning airline’s offering is only getting better.

As summer approaches, the airline has plenty of new options to entice business travellers to loosen their ties and indulge in some well-earned leisure time, as they explore destinations that help them rejuvenate with family.

Enjoy a family break in Europe, Asia, and beyond

For those seeking the cooler climes and bustling city breaks of Europe, flights to popular haunts Rome, Paris, and Barcelona have increased to 18 per week, 28 per week, and 21 per week respectively. With countless places to eat, explore, and shop, not to mention many of the world’s most famous museums and tourism attractions, each one will undoubtably make for an unforgettable experience for the whole family. Fans of the F1 Monaco Grand Prix and Cannes Film Festival will also be delighted to take advantage of three additional flights per week to Nice from May onwards, added specifically to cater to the thrilling calendar of the region’s events season.

Meanwhile, there has also been a significant increase to up-and-coming destinations such as Brussels, Copenhagen, Oslo, and Warsaw, with the flight frequencies to some increasing by double. For business travellers seeking to enjoy some less-crowded but equally captivating hidden gems, it’s a chance to make exceptional family memories with all of the adventure of going off-the-beaten-track, while maintaining all of the comforts for a restoring break.

Those looking to head to Asia can take advantage of a doubling in flight frequencies to Kuala Lumpur – now up to seven flights a week – in addition to one additional flight per week to Seoul, while US-bound travellers will appreciate an increase in flight options to Boston and Miami, both of which have grown from seven to ten weekly flights. Other key leisure destinations enjoying expanded flight routes include Manchester and Tunis.

A leisure-rich summer, with the highest level of ease and comfort

Whatever the destination, Qatar Airways is geared up to help take business travellers’ summer leisure travel to the next level by ensuring their every comfort along the way, for the whole family. With access to Qatar Airways’ renowned airport lounges at the multi-award-winning Hamad International airport – which was recently named the best airport in the world at the 2024 Skytrax awards, beating out 12-time winner Singapore Changi airport – customers can travel in comfort and style, with their every need catered to. Not only is the airport one of the most connected in the world, its diverse range of experiences – from the bustling Souq Al Matar shopping district to Orchard, its expansive indoor garden that is an ideal place for relaxation – is sure to keep everyone entertained. With Hamad International airport’s recent addition of dedicated family lanes, designed to help reduce wait times at security checkpoints as well as offering families assistance with their personal belongings, the experience isn’t just a breeze – it’s an experience to look forward to in itself.

Once on the plane, even the fussiest eaters will find joy in Qatar Airways’ outstanding F&B offering. All meals are prepared with a focus on local fresh and in-season ingredients, with a wide variety of options for passengers to choose from on-board. Business class passengers can also avail of a dine-on-demand a la carte menu at any time they choose during a flight, where they’ll also be able to convert their seats into fully lie-flat beds, hold business meetings as needed (while the rest of the family stays entertained with world-class entertainment), and stay comfortable with luxury amenities and ultra-comfortable pyjama sets, all underscored with outstanding service.

For more questions, don’t hesitate to ask Sama

Planning a summer vacation can be overwhelming, especially for meticulous planners who like to map out every step of their journey in advance. To ensure seamless and personalised travel experiences, Qatar Airways has recently introduced the second generation of the world’s first AI-powered digital cabin crew, Sama 2.0. Sama offers real-time destination advice and support tips, as well as instant answers to frequently asked questions about Qatar Airways. Travellers can interact with Sama through QVerse, Qatar Airways’ immersive digital platform, or via the airline’s app.

Qatar Airways is the ultimate one-stop carrier for business travellers jetting off solo or with their families alike, and as the airline enters a new era of growth with a number of exciting product reveals in the pipeline – which will include pioneering innovation in technologies and products, fleet growth, and customer servicing as the company continues its global expansion – the airline continues to set a new benchmark for the aviation industry.