Qatar Airways launched dual new flights yesterday to Sharjah Airport and Dubai’s new Dubai World Central Al Maktoum Airport (DWC), as a conduit aims to boost a connectivity to a UAE.
“As one of a closest neighbours in a Gulf, it is of pivotal significance to offer glorious and visit atmosphere transport connectors to a UAE,” pronounced Akbar Al Baker, a Qatar Airways arch executive.
Qatar Airways already flies to Abu-Dhabi and Dubai’s International Airport. The new flights take a series of UAE destinations to four.
Qatar Airways will fly 3 times a day to Sharjah and dual times a day to DWC. The new routes will be operated by Airbus A320 craft.
The carrier’s other enlargement skeleton this year embody Larnaca in Cyprus, Sabiha Gokcen Airport in Turkey, Edinburgh in Scotland, and Philadelphia, Miami and Dallas in a United States. Last year it combined 12 new destinations.
Qatar Airways operates a swift of 129 aircraft and flies to 136 destinations. The conduit bought 60 new planes during a Dubai Airshow in November.
Last week, Mr Al Baker pronounced that Qatar Airways would pierce to a new Hamad International Airport in Doha by a second entertain of this year.
Qatar is ramping adult a infrastructure as it prepares to horde a Fifa World Cup in 2022.
Mr Al Baker pronounced progressing that Qatar Airways was also deliberation a probability of a revenue-sharing partnership with members of a oneworld alliance, that it assimilated in October.
It is a usually Arabian Gulf conduit to join a alliance, whose members embody airberlin, Cathay Pacific, American Airlines and British Airways.