Qatar Airways has launched flights between Doha
and Canberra, the capital city of Australia.
Qatar Airways will operate the daily
Canberra service, via Sydney, with a Boeing B777 aircraft featuring 42 flatbed
seats in Business Class and 316 seats in Economy Class.
Flight QR906 is scheduled to depart from Doha (DOH)
and arrive in Sydney (SYD) at 06:25 +1. Flight QR906 will depart Sydney to Canberra (CBR)
07:25 to arrive at 08:35.
From Canberra QR907 is timed to
depart at 13:45 and land in Sydney at 14:45. Flight QR907 will
then depart Sydney at 15:55 and arrive back in Doha at 23:30.
Canberra Airport Managing Director, Mr. Stephen
Byron, said, “We are delighted to welcome Qatar Airways to
Canberra Airport, the second international airline to come to
Canberra. For the first time, Canberrans and around one million
people living in our wider region will now have daily access to
Qatar Airways’ global network of more than 150 destinations, via a
short stopover in Sydney.”
With the airline launching a new daily service
to Canberra, its fifth destination in Australia, the total cargo
capacity out of the Australian continent has increased to more
than 630 tonnes per week.