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Qatar Airways Launches Flights to Oslo

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Qatar Airways has launched scheduled flights to Oslo, the capital of one of the top oil nations in the world. Oslo is Qatar Airways third Scandinavian gateway after Stockholm and Copenhagen.

Qatar Airways new five-times-a-week service to Oslo comes less than a month after the airline added Sofia as another point in its European network.

Oslo also became destination number 107 in the airlines global route map, and the 27th city served by Qatar Airways in Europe, a continent now representing 25% of the airlines international reach.

We are delighted to add this vibrant, scenic city of Oslo to our global route network, further strengthening our operations in Scandinavia and clearly proving how important this dynamic travel market is for Qatar Airways. We now operate 19 flights a week across three Scandinavian cities making Qatar Airways the biggest Gulf carrier in the Nordic market, said Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer, Akbar Al Baker. We look forward to bringing visitors from around the world to this diverse cultural city and to the great leisure and business destinations in the region. Norway has limitless attractions of mountains and fjords, a great magnet for tourists from around the world to experience and enjoy.

The Oslo Doha route is served with Airbus A330 aircraft featuring 24 seats in Business Class and up to 236 seats in Economy. The aircraft offers seatback TV screens in all classes providing passengers with next generation interactive onboard entertainment, including over 700 audio and video on demand options.

Qatar Airways other October February 2012 route expansion highlights include:

Entebbe, Uganda: 2 November 2011: Daily non-stop flights
Chongqing, China: 28 November 2011 : 3-flights-a-week
Baku, Azerbaijan: 1 February 2012: Daily non-stop flights
Tbilsi, Georgia, 1 February 2012: Daily via Baku

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