Qatar Airways is to launch three times weekly
non-stop flights between Doha and Zagreb.
The new direct flights,
which are scheduled to commence on 1 October 2014, will provide a
more convenient alternative to the current daily flights to Zagreb
which fly via Budapest before moving onwards to the Croatian
From 1 October, passengers will be able to fly
daily directly to Budapest, four times a week to Zagreb via
Budapest on a linked flight, and three times a week directly to
Zagreb on the delinked flight.
Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Airways, Mr.
Akbar Al Baker, said, “In the two years since we
began flying to Zagreb we have watched it grow into one of our
most popular destinations in Europe. This is why I am so pleased
that we are now able to provide our passengers with a new and more
convenient option by offering a direct flight to this beautiful city direct from Doha. We are also excited that those travelling
with Qatar Airways will now have the opportunity to experience and
explore the new state-of-the-art Hamad International Airport, our
newest pride and joy.”
The new route schedule will increase seats to
240 Business Class and 2,640 Economy Class per week, an increase
of 72 and 384 seats respectively. The airline will continue to fly
Airbus A320 aircraft direct to and from Zagreb. The aircraft has a
two-cabin configuration, comprising of 12 seats in Business Class
and 132 Economy Class seats.
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