The new route, which will fly four times a week to Larnaca, will be operated by an Airbus A320, configured in a two-class configuration with 12 seats in Business Class and 132 in Economy Class.
Known for its waterfronts, scenic vistas and stunning beaches, Larnaca is located on Cyprus' southernmost coast and is the third largest city in the country. Larnaca International Airport, located on the edge of the city provides central access to all amenities.
Larnaca will be the airline’s first route to Cyprus – a popular holiday destination.
Attractions in Larnaca include the ancient city of Kition, Larnaca Fort, Hala Sultan Tekke (Grand Mosque), Church of Saint Lazarus, Europe Square and Larnaca Salt Lake.
In a statement from the airline it said: "Larnaca is a destination that Qatar Airways is pleased to be providing regular scheduled service to. We are continually striving to provide customers with more options of unique destinations to visit, and the Mediterranean city of Larnaca is a welcomed new addition to the airline’s route map.”
The DOHA – LARNACA schedules, 4-times-a-week with effect from 29 April 2014 are:-
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays
Depart Doha QR265 at 0810 hrs, arrive Larnaca at 1200 hrs
Depart Larnaca QR266 at 1410 hrs, arrive Doha at 1745 hrs