QATAR AIRWAYS TO EXPAND ITS CAPACITY ACROSS EUROPE

Planes of Qatar Airways
Planes of Qatar Airways (© Qatar Airways)

Qatar Airways will significantly expand its capacity across Europe in the New Year, with additional frequencies added to European cities from February. Barcelona and Manchester will become a double daily service, while Stockholm and Copenhagen will see services increase from a daily to ten and eleven weekly service respectively.

The additional frequencies to Manchester, Barcelona, Stockholm and Copenhagen will provide travellers with even more convenient options when travelling to any of the 145 destinations around the globe served by Qatar Airways from the state-of-the-art Hamad International Airport. Likewise, those passengers travelling from the Asia-Pacific region, now have additional connection opportunities through to these European cities.

The additions to the Copenhagen and Stockholm routes will start from 1st and 2nd February respectively, with double-daily flights to Manchester and Barcelona taking effect from 15th and 16th February respectively.

The Manchester to Doha service, which commenced in 2003, recently celebrated a decade of scheduled operations. With the addition of Edinburgh in May this year, Qatar Airways now serves a total of three destinations in the UK including London Heathrow, and is responding to growing demand by increasing its service to Manchester from 10 to 14 flights per week.

From 16th February 2015, Qatar Airways will also operate a double-daily direct scheduled service from Barcelona-El Prat Airport to Doha, adding four extra weekly flights to the existing 10. The airline first started flying to Spain in December 2005 and has seen continual growth in this market. With the extra capacity to Barcelona, the airline will offer a total of 24 weekly flights from Spain to Doha, including the 10 weekly flights to and from Madrid.

With the launch of these additional frequencies, passengers from the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa can now take advantage of additional connections to these European cities via Doha.

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