Qatar Airways has launched direct flights
between Doha and Danang, Vietnam.
Qatar Airways will operate the Danang service
four-times per week with Boeing 787-8 aircraft, featuring 22 seats
in Business Class and 232 seats in Economy Class.
On Mondays and Saturdays, flight QR 994 is
scheduled to depart Doha at 07:15 and arrive in Danang at 18:05.
On Tuesdays and Thursdays, flight QR 996 is timed to leave Doha at
20:10 and land in Danang 07:01 the following day.
The return flight, QR995 is scheduled to leave
Danang on Tuesdays and Sundays at 00:50 and arrive in Doha at
05:20. On Wednesdays and Fridays, flight QR 997 is timed to leave
Danang at 08:30 and land in Doha at 13:00.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr.
Akbar Al Baker, said, “Qatar Airways is very pleased to extend its
reach into Vietnam by launching our third gateway into this
beautiful country. The addition of Danang to our global network
further demonstrates our commitment to the Far East region, a
highly important market for Qatar Airways. And we are excited for
passengers travelling to and from central Vietnam to experience
our award-winning service and product for themselves. With 56
weekly passenger flights to and from Vietnam, we take great pride
in in our role in bringing passengers to and from this beautiful
county and also being a trade enabler and connector for Vietnamese
and international businesses.”
Qatar Airways also operates six weekly freighter
services to Hanoi, seven weekly freighter services to Ho Chi Minh
(Saigon) and 28 weekly belly-hold flights to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh
(Saigon) and now Danang.
Deputy General Director of Airport Corporation
Vietnam and Acting Director for Danang International Airport
Managing Director, Mr. Le Xuan Tung, said, “Danang International
Airport is the third busiest airport in Vietnam and is an
important transportation hub in the central region. Being only two
kilometres from the city centre, the launch of this direct flight
will further boost Danang’s position as the commercial and
educational centre of Central Vietnam. It is a fantastic follow-up
to Qatar Airways’ introduction of daily services to Hanoi and Ho
Chi Minh City in January of this year, and we appreciate Qatar
Airways’ strong support for Vietnam.”