Qatar Airways to launch extra daily flight to Moscow

(Last Updated On: July 21, 2017)

With the new addition of an extra flight to Moscow, Qatar Airways succeeded in bringing the total to 21 flights per week between Doha and the Russian capital.

  • REASON FOR INTRODUCING A NEW FLIGHT:

Moscow is one of the popular destinations for both business and leisure travelers; hence the airline is introducing an extra flight on the Doha-Moscow route due to increase in the demand. This service will commence on 2nd of August, the Doha-based carrier has said in a statement.

  • THINGS THAT MAKE MOSCOW A DESIRABLE PLACE FOR TRAVELERS:

When we think about Moscow, one can’t ignore its stunning architecture and iconic historical landmarks including the Kremlin and Red Square which is a Unesco World Heritage Site. Being the capital city of Russia, this destination is a cultural treasure trove which is popular for its symphonies, theater work, classical music, and ballet. It let the visitors all around the world to enjoy a vast array of enriching activities.

Akbar al-Baker (Qatar Airways Group chief executive) stated that “In celebration of going to Moscow together for 14 years, and as part of Qatar Airways’ ongoing efforts to expand our presence in Eastern Europe, we are very pleased to offer an additional frequency to this iconic city.”

  • DOUBLE BENEFITS FOR MULTIPLE PASSENGERS:

On the one side, the travelers can also enjoy the glimpse of different destinations across the growing network which offers seamless traveling experience through the Doha hub, Hamad International Airport. And travelers from all over the world will get the chance to taste the delights of the Russian capital on the other side too.

In August, the airline is celebrating its 14 years of direct service to Moscow as it started its services to Moscow in the year 2003. The launch of additional services to Moscow came into existence when the airline introduces its plans to expand its services to Eastern Europe, including destinations like Skopje, Macedonia; and Prague, Czech Republic (commencing by the end of August).

Coming to the additional frequency, it will be served by an Airbus A320 aircraft which will feature a total of 12 seats in Business Class and 132 seats in Economy. In addition to that, the aircraft will also support stuff like individual seatback television screens with the next-generation onboard entertainment system which will offer passengers to select from more than 3,000 entertainment options.

Being the 2017 Airline of the Year, awarded by Skytrax, Qatar Airlines has plans to introduce several new destinations for this year and 2018. And this will include names like San Francisco (US), Canberra (Australia), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Chiang Mai (Thailand), and Santiago (Chile).

In short, the airline has plans to do launches at more than 25 new destinations throughout 2017-2018.

The significant details regarding the Doha-Moscow flight schedule are as follows:

  • Flight QR213 will depart at 40 a.m. from Doha and arrives in Moscow at 7.50 a.m.
  • Flight QR214 will depart from Moscow at 50 a.m. and arrives in Doha at 2.55 p.m. respectively.
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