Qatar Airways is to expand its operations in
Iran with the launch of a new twice-weekly direct service to
Isfahan International Airport, starting 4 February 2019.
airline will also increase services to Shiraz and Tehran from
early January 2019.
Isfahan will become the airline’s fourth
non-stop gateway to Iran, joining Tehran, Shiraz and Mashad, with
the service operating from Doha each Monday and Friday by an
Airbus A320 aircraft, featuring 12 seats in Business Class and 132
seats in Economy Class.
Three extra weekly flights will be
introduced to the Shiraz service on Mondays, Wednesdays and
Saturdays, taking the route to daily from 2 January
The airline will also introduce two extra flights on the
Tehran route, with the addition of an extra flight on Wednesdays
from 2 January 2019 and Fridays from 4 January 2019, taking the
route to a triple-daily operation every day except on Tuesdays,
when the service runs twice-daily.
Qatar Airways Group Chief
Akbar Al Baker, said, “With its
incredible, age-old architecture and bustling traditional bazaars,
we are thrilled to announce Isfahan as Qatar Airways’
fourth-service gateway into Iran. Isfahan is a city that is
not only steeped in history, but one that has also emerged in
recent years to combine its rich cultural heritage with modernity,
making it one of Iran’s most fascinating, colourful and lively
places for international visitors. We are also delighted to
announce that we are increasing our weekly services to both Shiraz
and Tehran in January. These latest launches are further
evidence of Qatar Airways’ commitment to Iran, as well as the
expansion of our network in this thriving market to provide
greater connectivity to both business and leisure passengers
Standing at the foothills of the Zagros mountain range,
the beautiful, ancient city of Isfahan is an UNESCO World Heritage
Site, famed for its stunning mosques and palaces, magnificent
public squares, atmospheric traditional tea houses, tranquil
gardens and exquisite historic hand-painted tiling at every turn.
The newly-introduced flights to Isfahan will operate every Monday
and Friday departing from Doha at 01:45, arriving at Isfahan at
04:00; with the return flight departing from Isfahan at 05:10,
arriving at Doha at 06:25.