Qatar Airways has launched daily flights between
Doha and the vibrant Spanish city, Barcelona.
Barcelona is Qatar Airways’ second city
served in Spain, after Madrid, and is expected to receive great
response from leisure and business travellers alike.
second largest city, Barcelona is a popular tourist centre on the
Mediterranean coastline. It is home to one of Europe’s main ports
and has a thriving economic base due largely to its importance in
finance, commerce, media, entertainment, arts and international
trade. According to official tourism data, 52 million tourists
visit Spain every year, making it one of the most visited
countries in the world.
“Barcelona is a vibrant city with incredible appeal among leisure
and business travellers, and we are confident that our new daily
flights will be equally successful as our daily services to
Madrid,” said Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer, Akbar Al
Baker. “With 14 flights a week
now operating to Spain, this reflects the high demand we have been
experiencing in and out of the region, helped by increased
economic ties between the Middle East and the Iberian Peninsula.”
Barcelona is the 2,000 year old capital of the Catalunyan region,
an excellent year-round destination, offering art, unique
architecture, excellent nightlife, sophisticated shopping and gastronomical
delights which cater to travellers of all ages and budgets.
On the Doha – Barcelona route, Qatar
Airways operates an Airbus A319 in a two-class configuration of 8
seats in Business Class and 102 in Economy.
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