Airline News - Africa / Middle East.


Feb 18, 2008

Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways will start a fourth daily non-stop flight between Doha and London Heathrow, taking the airline[sup.1]s capacity between Qatar and the UK to 42 weekly services. Beginning 30 March, the new late afternoon departure from Doha will offer passengers an alternative to the early morning and lunchtime flights to Heathrow. The flight will be operated with an Airbus A330 in a three-class configuration of up to 12 seats in first, 24 in business and 223 in economy. [sup.3]By launching a new early evening flight to London Heathrow from the start of the summer schedules, business travellers can spend a whole working day in Qatar before catching their flight,[sup.2] said Qatar Airways CEO, Akbar Al Baker. [sup.3]Passengers from London can take advantage of our first morning departure from...

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