Qatar Airways is continuing its rapid growth in Europe. The carrier is introducing its widebody aircraft on March 29 to Rome and Milan and on June 16 to Venice. The capacity of the airline’s three Italian destinations will be increased by 30%.
Furthermore, a change in the departure and arrival times to Rome and Milan will also help improve connections to a number of other destinations for the Italian market. The increase in capacity to Italy will be provided by introducing the Airbus A330 on the Milan and Venice routes, and the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on the Rome route. Qatar Airways currently offers 35 flights a week to Italy, including double-daily services to Rome Fiumicino and Milan Malpensa, as well as daily flights to Venice Marco Polo.
Another important news is the introduction of double-daily flights to Madrid. Commencing on 16 July, Qatar Airways will begin operating a double-daily, direct scheduled service to Madrid-Barajas Airport from Doha’s Hamad International Airport, adding four extra weekly flights. The flights will be operated by a Boeing 777, offering 293 seats in Economy Class and 42 in Business Class. The double-daily flights represent a 40% increase in capacity to Spain’s largest city.