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Qatar Airways increases services to Muscat to satisfy traveller demand


35 weekly flights from Doha to Oman’s capital from 1st August

From 1st August 2016, Qatar Airways will provide travellers from around the UK with even more choice when flying to Muscat, with the addition of an extra flight to its existing schedule – increasing the number of daily flights between Doha and Muscat to five. Now, with 35 flights a week from Hamad International Airport, travel to the Omani capital city has never been more convenient.

Passengers travelling from Muscat will now also have increased access to the rest of the world, with the ability to connect through Hamad International Airport and enjoy award-winning facilities, such as Qatar Airways’ Al Mourjan Business Class Lounge while connecting to more than 150 destinations.

Richard Oliver, Country Manager UK & Ireland, said: “Both Doha and Muscat are popular cities that offer business, cultural and leisure opportunities to travellers. The additional flight is a response to increased demand on this popular route, and offers our passengers more convenience thereby empowering travellers with the ability to choose flights that are best suited to their unique requirements.

Qatar Airways’ new flight to Muscat will depart from Doha at 2.20am, arriving in Muscat at 5am, with the return flight departing from Muscat at 6.45am and landing in Doha at 7:25am. The airline operates services to Muscat with its A320 aircraft, offering both its award-winning Business and Economy Class options to passengers.

Qatar Airways was announced as the World's Best Business Class in the 2016 World Airline Awards this week, as voted for by global travellers. The Skytrax awards recognised the airline for its commitment to offering passengers an unrivalled travelling experience announcing Qatar Airways as also offering the Best Business Class Airline Lounge and the Best Airline Staff Service in the Middle East.

This year travellers will continue to see Qatar Airways expand its global reach, with the addition of new destinations to explore. So far in 2016, the airline has launched routes to Los Angeles (USA), Ras Al Khaimah (UAE), Sydney (Australia), Boston (USA), Birmingham (UK), Adelaide (Australia), Yerevan (Armenia), Atlanta (USA) and Marrakech (Morocco). From July, new routes will include Pisa (Italy), Sarajevo (Bosnia), Windhoek (Namibia), Helsinki (Finland), Skopje (Macedonia), Krabi (Thailand), Seychelles, and Chiang Mai (Thailand).

Flight Schedule:

Doha (DOH) to Muscat (MCT) QR1130 Departs: 02:20 Arrives: 05:00  

Muscat (MCT) to Doha (DOH) QR1131 Departs: 06:45 Arrives: 07:25

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