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Qatar Airways Launches Doha - Dallas/Fort Worth Flights

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Qatar Airways has launched daily, non-stop flights between the newly unveiled Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Dallas/Fort Worth becomes Qatar Airways' second destination in Texas.

Along with Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth will serve as a crucial junction between Qatar Airways global network, via Doha, and other key destinations across the Southwestern USA, including Austin, San Antonio and Oklahoma City, through its oneworld alliance partners.

We are delighted to welcome Dallas/Fort Worth into our expanding global network, said Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Akbar Al Baker. We are particularly pleased to begin serving the home city of our oneworld alliance partner American Airlines. Together, we can provide North Texas and the surrounding region with unparalleled service and better connections to Doha and around the world.

Dallas/Fort Worth is a world centre for major American corporations, including Justin Boots, Texas Instruments, Frito Lay and AT&T. The region is also home to major oil and gas companies, including Exxon Mobil.

Sean Donohue, DFW Airports Chief Executive Officer, said, Dallas/Fort Worth customers now have nonstop access to a new destination in the Gulf Region. DFW is an integral economic driver to the region and this new nonstop service will add approximately $200 million annually to our economy.

The new route flies daily between Dallas/Fort Worth and Doha, departing from Doha at 08:10 and arriving into Dallas/Fort Worth at 15:35the same day. Overnight service to Doha departs Dallas/Fort Worth at 20:00 and lands in Doha at 18:20 the following day.

The route is operated with a Boeing 777-200LR configured with 217 Economy Class seats and 42 Business Class seats.

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