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Wed, 23 May 2018

Qatar Airways Launches Double Daily Flights to London Gatwick

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 to London.

Over the busy summer period, flights to London Gatwick will increase to 16 services per week.

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 to London. Click to enlarge.

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.”

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 to London. Click to enlarge.

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