Qatar Airways extends expansion into Europe

15 Jan 2015

(MENAFN) Qatar Airways said that it is planning to continue with its expansion plan in Europe with the launch of its new service of direct flights between Doha and Sofia, starting from March of 2015, QNA reported.

The carrier said that the launch of direct flights to Sofia, which is currently served by the airline via Bucharest, will result in giving its passengers more options adding that it also plans to increase its capacity to Zagreb with an additional direct flight per week, thus increasing the frequency from four to five direct flights weekly.

QA also said that it will increase its frequencies to Ankara, which will be served by a 6 weekly flight connection instead of five from March 1, following a previous announcement that it will increase the frequency on its Doha to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport to a double-daily service as of March 29, 2015, as the airways currently operates to three destinations in Turkey: Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport, Istanbul Ataturk Airport and Ankara.

“Qatar Airways is expanding rapidly, not only in terms of new destinations and our network offering, but also with the service we offer. Complementing our five-star service in the skies are our transfer facilities at the newly unveiled state-of-the-art Hamad International Airport, coupled with the experience of flying on board one of the youngest fleets in the industry,” Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive said.

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