- Chidozie Uzoezie
Again, Qatar Airways is World's Largest Airline by ASK
According to data from OAG, Qatar Airways is currently the largest airline in the world by Available Seat Kilometers (ASK), offering more global connectivity to passengers than any other airline.
During March 2021, Qatar Airways expansive network of more than 1,000 weekly flights to over 130 destinations, provided over 2.6 billion ASKs, offering the most flights to international destinations.
The global COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for the aviation industry and, despite this, Qatar Airways never ceased operations and worked diligently to take people home safely and reliably throughout the crisis.
The airline has also added seven new destinations in the past 12 months including San Francisco and Seattle
Qatar Airways’ ability to continue flying throughout the pandemic and make a strong recovery is thanks to its strategic investment in modern, fuel-efficient aircraft that has allowed it to offer the right passenger and cargo capacity in each market.
The airline’s fleet of 53 Airbus A350 and 37 Boeing 787 are the ideal choice for current market conditions, enabling the airline to commercially and environmentally sustainably rebuild their network.
It will be recalled that Qatar Airways is the first global airline in the world to achieve the prestigious 5-Star COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating by the international air transport rating organisation, Skytrax.
Passengers can book flights with peace of mind, knowing that Qatar Airways offers unlimited date changes and fee-free refunds for all tickets issued before 30 April 2021, for travel completed by 31 December 2021.
The carrier’s industry-leading flexible booking policy also provides the permanent feature of exchanging tickets for a travel voucher with 10% additional value for all customers booking travel via qatarairways.com. For full terms and conditions visit qatarairways.com/Flexibility.