Qatar Airways has confirmed that it will launch
daily direct services from Doha to Sydney on 1 March 2016.
The daily Doha-Sydney flights will be operated
with Boeing 777-300 aircraft in a two-class configuration.
Currently, the Doha-based carrier operates daily
non-stop flights to Melbourne and Perth with a total of 14
services each week.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr.
Al Baker said, “We are delighted to debut our daily Sydney flights next March. The expansion of our Australia services will
undoubtedly boost and strengthen the trade and commercial links
that exist between Qatar and Australia, setting the stage for even
more robust partnership opportunities in the near future. We look
forward to carrying more travellers to and from Australia across
our extensive global network and providing them with another
world-class experience both on board and on the ground at the
state-of-the-art Hamad International Airport in Doha.”
evening departure timings in both directions enhance connectivity to attractive business and leisure destinations across Qatar Airways'
ever-expanding global network.
“We're looking forward to
welcoming Qatar Airways to Sydney Airport. As Skytrax's 2015
Airline of the Year, Qatar Airways will provide passengers with a
quality product and greater connectivity to destinations around
the world,” said Sydney Airport Managing Director and Chief
Executive Officer, Kerrie Mather. “The new daily service
will significantly boost inbound tourism to New South Wales (NSW),
as well as create an estimated 3,000 jobs, including 2,500 in NSW,
and contribute over $240 million to the Australian economy. Qatar
Airways' service will also provide greater air cargo access to the
Middle East and the growing Qatar market, which is great for NSW
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