Qatar Airways on Tuesday announced that it will offer daily non-stop flights between Doha and Dublin, the capital of the Ireland.
Qatar Airways Group CEO Akbar Al Baker said the airline will operate a Boeing 787 Dreamliner on the route which will launch on June 12, 2017.
He said: “Qatar Airways has seen unprecedented growth in recent times and continues to launch new destinations on our global route map, enhancing connectivity for our passengers from around the world. The launch of flights to Dublin, the capital of Ireland, is an exciting addition to our network.”
Dublin Airport managing director Vincent Harrison added that he was delighted that Qatar Airways will be launching its Dublin to Doha service in 2017.
“We look forward to welcoming the new daily Doha service from June and to working closely with Qatar Airways to promote the route. This service will bring extra choice and convenience for passengers and will also add Dublin and Ireland to Qatar’s growing global network.”
The 787 will offer 254 seats across its Business and Economy Class cabins, the airline said in a statement.
Qatar Airways said it has opened 13 new destinations in 2016 year-to-date.