Qatar Airways to increase flights to Tehran, Islamabad and Muscat

August 12, 2014 - 2:10:33 pm

DOHA: Qatar Airways Tuesday announced additional flights to Tehran, Islamabad and Muscat.

The four additional flights to Tehran, two to Islamabad and four to Muscat per week, will commence September 1st, 3rd and 16th respectively, the carrier said.

The increase in frequencies to many destinations is due to the rise in passenger demand, QA said.

The 14 flights per week to Tehran will increase to 18 flights. Its seven flights per week to Islamabad will go up to nine and the 31 flights per week on the Doha-Muscat route will go up to 35. QA operates five flights per day to Muscat.

QA Group Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker said, "We have witnessed a great increase in passenger demand for both local passengers in each market, as well as international passengers looking to travel to each of these cities, and passengers on these flights can look forward to an enhanced travel experience with Qatar Airways' five-star service as we welcome them on-board."

Among the 144 destinations currently served by Qatar Airways are London, Paris and Frankfurt, Milan, Singapore, Montreal, New York, Medina, Beirut and Istanbul – all better connected to Tehran, Islamabad and Muscat with the convenient timing of the additional flights and increased capacity.

The Doha-Tehran four additional weekly flights schedule commencing September 1 (all times local)

Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays

Depart Doha QR488 at 0720 hrs, arrive Tehran at 1055 hrs. Depart Tehran QR489 at 1155 hrs, arrive Doha at 1230 hrs.

The Doha-Islamabad two additional weekly flights schedule commencing September 3 (all times local)

Wednesdays and Thursdays

Depart Doha QR616 at 0050 hrs, arrive Islamabad at 0630 hrs. Depart Islamabad QR617 at 0730 hrs, arrive Doha at 0915 hrs.

The Doha-Muscat four additional weekly flights schedule commencing September 16 (all times local)

Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Depart Doha QR1126 at 1440 hrs, arrive Muscat at 1705 hrs.

Depart Muscat QR1127 at 1805 hrs, arrive Doha at 1830 hrs. (QNA)