Tag: Doha

Hamad International Airport further expands into Southeast Asia with Garuda Indonesia

Under the partnership of Qatar Airways, Hamad International Airport (DOH) announces the commencement of daily flights from Jakarta to Doha by Indonesian airlines ‘Garuda Indonesia’, further enhancing connectivity between Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Starting from 4 April 2024, the flig...

Akasa Air commences operations from Doha’s Hamad International Airport

Akasa Air commenced operations from Doha, connecting it with Mumbai, with four non-stop flights a week. The inaugural flight on 28th March 2024 departed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai at 1745hrs IST and arrived at Hamad International Airport in Doha at 1940hrs AST. ...

Qatar Airways’ codeshare partner, China Southern Airlines, announces its new route to Doha

Qatar Airways’ codeshare partner, China Southern Airlines, announces its new route to Doha from Guangzhou, with four weekly direct flights effective from 22 April 2024. The new flights by China Southern Airlines connect passengers to Qatar Airways’ global network of over 170 destinations via ...

Xiamen Airlines launches Fujian’s first flight route to Doha

On October 31, Xiamen Airlines officially launched the Xiamen-Doha flight route. This not only established a new "air silk road" between these two world-renowned coastal cities, but also marked the first direct flight route to Doha from Fujian Province, China. Doha is the largest city in Qatar th...

Xiamen Airlines successfully launches a maiden flight from Beijing to Doha

On October 20, a Boeing-787 of Xiamen Airlines departed from Beijing Daxing International Airport for Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar. It declared Xiamen Airlines' successful maiden flight of regular flights between Beijing and Doha. Xiamen Airlines has become the first and only Chines...

Xiamen Airlines successfully launches a maiden flight from Beijing to Doha

On October 20, a Boeing-787 of Xiamen Airlines departed from Beijing Daxing International Airport for Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar. It declared Xiamen Airlines' successful maiden flight of regular flights between Beijing and Doha. Xiamen Airlines has become the first and only Chines...

Qatar Airways to Fly Direct Doha to Auckland Service

Qatar Airways is re-introducing a direct Doha to Auckland flight, which commences on 1 September 2023 and will operate seven times a week/departing daily at 01:50 local time. Qatar Airways will be operating an Airbus A350-1000 on the route with 46 Business Class and 281 Economy Class seats. A ...

Finnair completes hat-trick of Doha routes

Finnair is launching daily flights from Helsinki to Doha today, as it continues to expand its Asian network. This route follows in the footsteps of Finnair’s recently launched flights from Copenhagen and Stockholm to Doha. These new flights form part of Finnair’s new long-term strategic pa...

Qatar Airways to Host Global Aviation Industry World Financial Symposium in Doha

Under the patronage of His Excellency Mr. Jassim Bin Saif Al-Sulaiti, Minister of Transport. Qatar Airways will host the biggest gathering of the aviation industry’s financial leaders since before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Following the hugely successful IATA Annual General Meeti...

Malaysia Airlines Doubles its Capacity between Kuala Lumpur and Doha

Malaysia Airlines has doubled its capacity between Kuala Lumpur and Doha with a second daily nonstop flight commencing 10 August 2022, in response to high passenger demand on this route. The additional daily service will depart from Kuala Lumpur at 2:55am via MH164 and from Doha at 8:05am via MH1...

Qatar Airways to sacrifice routes to cope with World Cup traffic demand

Akbar Al Baker, chief executive of Qatar Airways speaking at the IATA 78th Annual General Meeting in Doha (photo: BillyPix). For a month around the FIFA World Cup being held in Qatar from 21 November to 18 December later this year, hometown carrier Qatar Airways will cut back its route network fr...

RwandAir CEO to serve as Chair of the Board of Governors for IATA

Appointment Announcement RwandAir’s CEO, Yvonne Manzi Makolo, is to serve as IATA’s Chair of the Board of Governors, from next June. The announcement, made at IATA's 78th Annual General Meeting in Doha, is welcome news for the leader of this fast-growing African carrier and will bring a un...

IATA sees industry profits once again in 2023 despite challenges

Profitability is “on the horizon for 2023” for the airline industry, IATA director general Willie Walsh told delegates at the 78th IATA Annual General Meeting here in Doha, Qatar on 20th June. Walsh announced an upgrade to its outlook for the industry’s 2022 financial performance as the pac...

Qatar Airways welcomes first Boeing 777-9 aircraft to Doha

Qatar Airways today showcased its role as a global launch customer for the latest generation Boeing 777-9 aircraft after welcoming the ultra-modern, fuel efficient jet to Doha International Airport (DIA). A host of VIP guests joined Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al...

Qatar Airways debuts two new gateways in Africa

Qatar Airways enhanced its presence in Southern Africa with the launch of a new linked service between Doha and Lusaka, Zambia and Harare, Zimbabwe. To mark this milestone, the new linked service was inaugurated by the airline’s state-of-the-art Airbus A350-900 featuring 36 seats in the award-w...

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