Qatar Airways has launched flights between Doha
and London Gatwick.
The new double daily service, operated by
a Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, makes London Gatwick the
airline’s sixth gateway into the United Kingdom and second gateway
Over the busy summer period, flights to London
Gatwick will increase to 16 services per week.
Gatwick Airport Chief Executive Officer, Mr.
Stewart Wingate, said, “I am delighted to mark the start of this
double daily service to Doha today as Qatar Airways’ extensive
route network offers passengers more choice of onward
destinations, including those across Australia, New Zealand and
Asia ... This new route also strengthens Gatwick’s
growing long-haul network, which has more than 60 routes and we
hope to grow it further still in coming months.”
This summer Qatar Airways will operate 95
flights to the U.K. per week, including six daily departures to
London Heathrow, 16 weekly departures to London Gatwick and
Manchester, and daily flights to Cardiff and Edinburgh, alongside
seven flights per week to Birmingham.
The Qatar Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner features
22 seats in Business Class, and 232 in Economy Class.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr.
Akbar Al Baker, said, “Qatar Airways is delighted
to be expanding its reach in both London and throughout the U.K.
Earlier this month, we launched direct flights to Cardiff, the
capital of Wales, clearly demonstrating our continued commitment
to this market. We are very proud of our strong and extensive
trade ties with the U.K. and look forward to offering our loyal
passengers the chance to explore the newest and most exciting
destinations within our global network.”
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