Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Qatar Airways flies from the new Hamad International Airport in Doha


Here's the release from the Qatar:

03 June 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Qatar Airways has officially commenced its flight operations from Hamad International Airport as of 27 May at 09:00 Doha time. This historic move has enabled Qatar Airways’ passengers to enjoy a comprehensive Qatar Airways’ five-star experience both in the air and on the ground at the world’s newest international gateway.
The move means that as 27 May, all commercial passenger airlines operating into Qatar are now arriving and departing from Hamad International Airport.

“Europe, the Middle East and the Americas are among the most popular destinations for Malaysians traveling on Qatar Airways. Now all Malaysians connecting to these, and many more destinations, through our hub in Qatar will enjoy the state-of-the-art Hamad International Airport that matches our inflight service”, said Emmanuel Oswald, Country Manager, Malaysia and Brunei, Qatar Airways.

Hamad International Airport has the capacity to handle 8,700 customers per hour, providing a seamless, hassle-free experience for passengers, from check-in to passport control and boarding. Qatar Airways passengers will enjoy the comfort and functional design of HIA, including the outstanding choices in dining and shopping outlets.