Qatar Airways will fly a greater number of
passengers to their preferred European destinations this winter.
From this month onwards, Qatar Airways
passengers can enjoy a greater choice of travel options as three
popular European routes – Helsinki, Finland; Stockholm, Sweden;
Manchester, U.K. – all receive aircraft upgrades.
Manchester and Stockholm routes will be
upgraded from an Airbus A350 to a Boeing 777, and the Helsinki
route will also be upgraded from an Airbus A320 to a larger Airbus
In addition, the frequency of flights to the
airline’s second gateway to London, Gatwick, has also been
increased from 14 to 16 weekly flights, with immediate effect. The
popular route, which is serviced by the state-of-the-art Boeing
787 Dreamliner, was re-introduced in May and is Qatar Airways’
sixth U.K. gateway.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr.
Akbar Al Baker, said, “We invite all passengers to
enjoy the additional capacity and flexibility provided by these
aircraft upgrades and increased frequencies. We are dedicated to
giving our customers more choice and flexibility when planning
their business and leisure trips to and from Europe, enabling them
to connect seamlessly at Hamad International Airport to more than
160 global destinations. We now provide direct services to more
than 50 European cities, and our European route network is