QATAR AIRWAYS COMMENCES FLIGHTS AT PERTH AIRPORT
July 03, 2012
Perth Airport today welcomed the first flight of Qatar Airways into Perth, which landed at 4.55pm and joins 16 other international airlines operating at Perth Airport.
today welcomed the first flight of Qatar Airways into Perth, which landed at
4.55pm and joins 16 other international airlines operating at Perth Airport.
has commenced flights between Perth and Dohar, the capital of Qatar located in
the Middle East, three times a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, with
a view to increasing them to daily flights later this year.
will operate a Boeing 777-200 on the new route, offering a capacity of 259
seats per flight.
Chief Executive Officer Brad Geatches said Perth Airport was delighted to
welcome the first flight of Qatar Airways into Perth Airport, as the airline
will offer travellers a greater choice to key international markets.
“A quarter of Perth Airport’s
international passengers travel to and from Europe, with the UK being the
largest source of international visitors to WA,” Mr Geatches said.
“Qatar Airways will offer a one stop
service to these destinations and many more from its hub in Doha, helping these
markets continue to grow.
Doha will also provide an exciting holiday destination for travellers to a
range of culturally diverse locations across the Middle East.”
Airline of the Year at the highly prestigious Skytrax airline awards, Qatar
Airways is well known for its high quality service and close attention to its
A premier five
star airline, Qatar Airways is expected to fulfil demand from the travelling
public of Western Australia for quality service.
“We have no
doubt that this high calibre airline will prove to be very popular with
passengers, offering service to more than 100 destinations across the world
from Doha, including Europe, North America, Africa and the Middle East,” Mr
is currently the fastest growing capital city airport in Australia and the new
Qatar Airways services will respond to the continuing international demand for
access to and from Western Australia.”
information on flights to and from Perth Airport via Qatar Airways visit