Qatar Airways plans to increase flights on Doha-Da Nang route
Qatar Airways plans to increase flights between Doha, Qatar, and Da Nang from four to seven flights per week in the second quarter of this year, just a year after the air route was launched in December 2018.
An aircraft of Qatar Airway is about to take off from Hamad International Airport at Doha, Qatar. (Photo: AFP/VNA)
Thecity’s tourism department said increasing flights from Doha would helpboost tourism and investment among central destinations in Vietnam, the MiddleEast and 150 global destinations of the Qatar Airways’ network.
Theairline also brought 170 tourists to the city on the first day of 2020.
TheDa Nang-Doha air route is the only direct flight from central Vietnam toQatar and the Middle East, using the Boeing 787-8 aircraft with 254 seats.
QatarAirways began direct services to the southern largest economic hub of Ho Chi MinhCity in 2007, and launched its direct flight to the capital city of Hanoi in2010. Currently, the airline provides twice-daily direct flights to Hanoi and10 weekly flights to HCM City.
In2017, Qatar Airways announced its interline partnership with Vietnam-basedbudget carrier Vietjet Air, allowing Qatar Airways’ passengers to travel to andfrom points in Vietnam not served directly by Qatar Airways using a singlereservation across both airlines’ networks./.VNA