Qatar Airways passengers test positive for coronavirus at Athens Airport | Mapped

Marco Green
June 6, 2020

In an official announcement, Qatar Airways stated that the 12 passengers of flight QR203 who tested positive for coronavirus at Athens Airport on Wednesday, did not start their journey from Qatar.

Qatar Airways wide network of flights to over 40 destinations across six continents has ensured it has stayed up to date with the latest in global airport procedures and implemented the most advanced safety & hygiene measures on board its aircraft and in Hamad worldwide Airport, recently voted the Best Airport in the Middle East for the sixth year in a row.

The airline has implemented several changes, including the introduction of personal protective equipment suits for cabin crew while onboard, as well as a modified service that reduces interactions between the passengers and the crew inflight.

Due to the findings, Greece announced a suspension of flights to and from Qatar for two weeks. The positive cases included nine Pakistani nationals, three Greeks, two returning from Australia, and one coming home from Japan.

Greece this week suspended all flights from Doha following the positive results of 12 passengers on a flight from Doha to Greece.

All passengers were transported to quarantine hotels, where those who tested positive would remain for 14 days. People who have tested negative for coronavirus would have to remain in quarantine for seven days, at which point the coronavirus test would be repeated, the ministry explained.

Qatar Airways gradual rebuilding of its network continues with Bangkok, Barcelona, Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Singapore and Vienna resuming flights this week.

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