The primary Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Canberra, the capital metropolis of Australia, touched down at Canberra Airport earlier, the place it was welcomed with a celebratory water cannon salute.
Qatar Airways chief government Akbar Al Baker stated: “Qatar Airways is delighted to be increasing its attain in Australia by launching our fifth gateway into this stunning nation.
“In 2016, we launched flights to Sydney and Adelaide, clearly demonstrating our dedication to the folks of Australia.
“We’re extraordinarily glad to offer our loyal Australian passengers the prospect to discover the most recent and most fun locations we have now added to our international community previously 12 months, together with many European cities comparable to Dublin, Kyiv, Prague and St. Petersburg.”
Qatar Airways will function its each day Canberra service with a Boeing B777 plane, which options 42 flatbed seats in enterprise and 316 seats in financial system class.
Passengers will be capable to benefit from the airline’s superior leisure system providing all kinds of leisure choices.
With the airline launching a brand new each day service to Canberra, its fifth vacation spot in Australia, the entire cargo capability out of the Australian continent has elevated to greater than 630 tonnes per week.