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Qatar Airways commenced services to Edinburgh

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

Qatar Airways has commenced services between Edinburgh and Doha on May 28, 2014.

qatar-edinburghThe inaugural flight was welcomed with a traditional water cannon salute, the classic sound of Scottish bagpipes and a gathering crowd within the airport terminal.

This new Scottish addition to the Qatar Airways route map is the airline’s 141st global destination and will significantly reduce journey times for those travelling from Edinburgh to locations around the world. With smooth and frequent connection times in Doha’s brand new Hamad International Airport, passengers flying from Edinburgh will now be able to arrive at their final destination, whether it be Doha in the Middle East or further afield, without the need for any domestic transfers within the UK.

Over the next few months, the network will grow further with Miami, USA (June 10, 2014), Haneda, Japan (June 18, 2014), Dallas/Fort Worth, USA (July 1, 2014) and Djibouti (July 27, 2014).

The schedule for the new route is as follows:

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
QR 027 departs Doha (DOH) at 08:00; arrives Edinburgh (EDI) at 13:15

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
QR 028 departs Edinburgh (EDI) at 14:45; arrives Doha (DOH) at 23:40

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