Qatar Airways has announced the launch of a new route between Malaga and Doha starting on June 4 as part of its expansion plan in 2018.
Marimar Laveda, Country Manager for Spain and Portugal of Qatar Airways, said: “We are delighted to launch this new service from Malaga, offering our passengers this new gateway to and from Spain. travel from Malaga will be able to fly to more than 150 destinations around the world through the avant-garde Hamad International Airport in Doha, among which are popular destinations such as Bangkok and Phuket , in Thailand, Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi , in Vietnam , Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, Sydney in Australia, Singapore and Colombo. We are also confident that travelers who fly to Malaga, will be delighted to discover and visit the city of Malaga, located on the Costa del Sol, both for its tourist attractions and our unparalleled service on board five stars.
Qatar Airways will fly four times a week from Malaga with its modern Boeing 787 Dreamliner, composed of 22 seats in Business Class and 232 seats in Tourist Class, and has spacious cabins and specially designed interiors. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner also offers lower headroom pressure, better air quality and optimal humidity, allowing passengers to reach their final resting destination. Passengers can also enjoy individual screens that feature the airline’s on-board entertainment system, which offers up to 4,000 entertainment options, including movies, TV series, music, games and much more.
The award-winning airline began flying in Spain in December 2005 and currently operates two daily flights both from Madrid and from Barcelona. Recently, the airline also announced a 24% capacity increase in Madrid and Barcelona starting in July offering more flights, reaching 70 weekly flights, and better connectivity to fly to the more than 150 destinations it operates throughout the country. world.
In addition, in its commitment to Spain, from April 3, 2017, Qatar Airways and Iberia, both belonging to the oneworld global alliance , offer flights with codeshare. Thanks to this agreement, passengers have more flight options and better connections from different parts of Spain.
In the last year, Qatar Airways has added new destinations in its global route network, such as Auckland , New Zealand; Chiang Mai and Pattaya , in Thailand, Penang in Malaysia or Canberra in Australia, to which will be added in 2018 others such as Langkawi , in Malaysia or Da Nang , in Vietnam.
2017 has been a record year for Qatar Airways as the airline has received several important awards this year, including “Airline of the Year”, at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards 2017. It is the fourth time that Qatar Airways receives this global recognition as the “Best Airline in the World”, after 2011, 2012 and 2015. In addition, the company also won another series of awards at the gala including “Best Mid-Airline”, “Best Business Class” and “Best First Class VIP Room in the World”.
Qatar Airways operates a modern fleet of more than 200 aircraft. Recently, the airline has become the global launch customer of the new Airbus A350-1000 aircraft model, the last member of the Airbus wide-body aircraft portfolio. The airline was also the global launch customer of the A350-900 in 2014 and, at present, it operates with 21 aircraft of this model in its fleet.