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Qatar Airways to increase flights on most popular Doha – Dubai routes

08/26/2014 | By Qatar Airways

Effective October 26th, Qatar Airways will be increasing frequency on its very popular Doha – Dubai routes with additional daily flights to Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Dubai World Central Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC), taking its frequency to 14-flights-per-day to DXB and 4-flights-per-day to DWC.

Doha (DOH) – Dubai (DXB) has the highest frequency in Qatar Airways’ route network: this popular Gulf route is currently served by the airline 91 times a week, and will be increasing to 98 flights a week. DWC which is currently served 21 times per week will be increasing to 28 flights-per-week from October 26th.

The additional daily flight to DXB will depart at 1000 hrs, arriving in DXB at 1210 hrs and the return flight will leave DXB at 1330 hrs, arriving in DOH at 1335 hrs. To DWC, the fourth daily flight will depart at 0130 hrs, arriving in DWC at 0340 hrs and the return flight will leave DWC at 0625 hrs, arriving in DOH at 0630 hrs.

Qatar Airways has revised its Doha and DXB departure timings to significantly improve customer convenience. The 14 daily flights will depart from DOH on the hour and from DXB on the half hour. With the convenient timing of the flights, local passengers will have greater flexibility added to their travel plans.

Apart from DXB and DWC, Qatar Airways also currently operates three-flights-a-day to Sharjah (SHJ) and six daily flights to Abu Dhabi (AUH), and is the only airline which operates to these four airports within the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Officer, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker said: “We are dedicated to increasing our presence in key markets like the UAE and adding capacity on one of our most popular routes like Dubai demonstrates this commitment.

“As one of our closest neighbours in the Gulf, it is of key importance to offer excellent and frequent air travel connections to the UAE, and the increase in capacity will offer our passengers an even wider variety of options when they are looking to reach their final destinations”, added Mr. Al Baker.

Qatar Airways operates one of the largest global networks and as such presents a unique advantage for passengers seeking to reach Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, Africa and the North and South American markets with its seamless connections via Doha.

The airline has seen rapid growth in just 17 years of operation, to the point where today it is flying a modern fleet of 135 aircraft to 144 key business and leisure destinations across the globe.

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