Qatar Airways the state-owned flag carrier of Qatar is pleased to launch its flights to the Australian capital, Canberra, via the Hamad International Airport in Doha. The airline company claims the service will provide services to people living in different parts of the world to visit the Australian capital and Canberra dwellers to travel to global tourism destinations directly.
On a Press Conference held at Kathmandu, the company made an announcement of its flight to Australia. Australian Ambassador to Nepal, Peter Greme Budd; Qatar Ambassador Yousef Mohammed Al-Hail and the company’s Country Manager Nepal Jayaprakash Nair were present on the occasion.“This new daily service will without doubt offer our Australian passengers more convenience and an extensive choice of destinations on our global network,” Nair said on the occasion.
According to the information from the officials, the Qatar Airways will operate its daily Canberra service using its Boeing B777 aircraft, which features 42 flatbed seats in Business Class and 316 seats in Economy Class. Passengers will be able to enjoy the airline’s superior entertainment system offering passengers a wide variety of entertainment options. The launch of a daily service to Canberra raises the airline’s number of flights a week to the country to 42. The company has been operating flights to four other destinations of the country, namely: Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Adelaide.
Doha – Canberra Flights Schedule: Daily
- Doha (DOH) to Sydney (SYD) QR906 departs: 07:55 arrives: 06:25+1
- Sydney (SYD) to Canberra (CBR) QR906 departs: 07:25 arrives: 08:35
- Canberra (CBR) to Sydney (SYD) QR907 departs: 13:45 arrives: 14:45
- Sydney (SYD) to Doha (DOH) QR907 departs: 15:55 arrives: 23:30
Last September, 2017 the airline had added its flight frequency to Nepal, offering four daily flights between Doha and Kathmandu, providing its passengers even more flexibility when travelling to Nepal. Qatar operates its A330 and A320 to connect between the countries.