Qatar Airways has launched flights between Doha
The airline will operate the route with Airbus
A320 aircraft featuring 12 seats in Business Class and 120 seats
in Economy Class.
Flight QR381 from Doha (DOH) to Malta (MLA) is
scheduled to depart at 01:25 and arrive at 06:45. The flight will
operate Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. The return
flight, QR382, is timed to leave Malta at 09:20 and arrive back in
Doha at 15:55.
On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, flight
QR383 is scheduled to leave Doha at 08:05 arrive in Malta at
13:25. QR 384 has a departure time of 17:45 is timed to arrive
back in Doha at 00:20 the following day.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr.
Akbar Al Baker, said, “We are delighted to launch
direct services to Malta, the latest addition to Qatar Airways’
rapidly expanding European network. Set against the incredible
backdrop of the Mediterranean Sea, Malta, with its stunning
natural attractions and breathtaking architecture, is one of
Europe’s most historic and culturally significant destinations.
With the flexibility of seasonal daily flights in summer, and
four-times-weekly services in winter, we look forward to welcoming
business and leisure travellers alike on board so that they may
experience this charming destination for themselves.”
Malta International Airport Chief Executive
Officer, Mr. Alan Borg, said: “We are delighted to welcome this
award-winning flag carrier to our airline family and to grow our
route network further with the addition of Doha. The convenient
flight schedule which will be operated by Qatar Airways throughout
the year, will certainly strengthen our connections to the rest of
the world and allow tourists from new markets outside Europe to
discover Malta’s rich history, unique traditions and spectacular
Malta is the third new destination to be
introduced by the airline this summer following the launch of
flights to Izmir, Turkey, and Rabat, Morocco, in May; with Davao,
Philippines, and Lisbon, Portugal, joining the network later in
June; followed by Mogadishu, Somalia, on 1 July; and Langkawi,
Malaysia, on 15 October.