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Tue, 25 June 2019

Qatar Airways Launches Flights to Lisbon, Portugal

Qatar Airways launched flights between Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha and Lisbon, Portugal on Monday.

The Qatari airline will operate the new daily service with Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft configured with 22 seats in Business Class and 232 seats in Economy Class.

Qatar Airways launched flights to Lisbon, Portugal on Monday. Operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, flight QR343 was greeted with a water cannon salute on arrival. Click to enlarge.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said, “Lisbon is renowned for its extensive history and culture, boasting a rich artistic and gastronomic heritage. We look forward to welcoming business and leisure travellers alike on board so that they may experience this vibrant destination, one of the oldest capitals in Western Europe.”

Lisbon has also joined Qatar Airways’ air freight network, with the carrier’s cargo arm offering a total capacity of 70 tonnes to and from Portugal each week.

 In addition to this, Qatar Airways Cargo has a huge presence in neighbouring Spain with 47 belly-hold cargo flights to Barcelona and Madrid, including seasonal flights to Malaga each week. The carrier also operates 10 weekly Boeing 777 and Airbus A330 freighters to Zaragoza, providing more than 950 tonnes of cargo capacity to customers.

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