will be adding more flights to the currently daily service between Doha and Singapore for few months. The airline is also in a process of evaluating many other routes in the Far East.
Thrice a week flight service will be operational from 1st May 2011, which will then be followed by other three from 1st October 2011, and from 3rd November 2011 a new flight will be added to the existing fleet. The new additions of flights will double the daily flight frequency before the end of 2011.
The decision of the increasing flights will open more options to the passengers. Passengers will now be able to make a choice from morning or evening flights from Doha to Singapore. Passengers traveling from Singapore to Doha will also have the option of either traveling with the evening or late night flights.
The airline will be adding Airbus A330 carrier over the new routes instead of Boeing 777 aircrafts. The new A 330 aircrafts will be equipped with business class products such as the angled lie-flat seats.
Akbar Al Baker, CEO, Qatar Airways said, “Singapore had been one of our best-performing routes in the entire region for a long time, with load factors consistently in the high 90s and the Far East continues to be a key market for the airline.” He also said that the management is into the process of launching more routes in the coming 18 months.