Iberia introduced flights between Madrid and Doha on Monday 11 December. The 5,340-kilometre service will be maintained daily with the 288-seat A330-200 aircraft. The only exception was the inaugural, which was operated by the A350 jet. The Spanish carrier will complement its oneworld partner Qatar Airways, and its 2-daily flights between the two capital cities. […]

December 14, 2023 | Latest Route News +


American introduced flights between Philadelphia and Doha on Saturday 28 October. The 10,940-kilometre service will be maintained daily with the 787-9 aircraft. American replaces its fellow oneworld alliance member Qatar Airways on the route, which discontinued flights between the two cities on the same day. As a result, the US carrier faces no competition. Furthermore, […]

October 31, 2023 | Latest Route News +


Qatar Airways inaugurated flights between Doha and Toulouse on Tuesday 18 July, marking the airline’s latest efforts to expand its network in France. The 4,955-kilometre service will be maintained 3-weekly on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, with the 260-seat A330-300 aircraft. The oneworld member faces no competition on the route. Flight QR47 departs Doha at 08:25 […]

July 25, 2023 | Latest Route News +


Qatar Airways introduced a new destination in France on Monday 3 July by launching flights between Doha and Lyon. The 4,955-kilometre service will be maintained 4-weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays with the 254-seat 787-8 aircraft. The airline faces no competition on the route. Flight QR51 departs Doha at 08:25 local time, arriving in […]

July 12, 2023 | Latest Route News +


Qatar Airways launched seasonal operations between Doha and Trabzon on Friday 16 June. The 2,060-kilometre service will be maintained 3-weekly, on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, with flights to operate until 22 August using the A320 aircraft. The airline will compete directly against Pegasus Airlines’ 2-weekly seasonal service between the two cities. Qatar Airways initially planned […]

June 22, 2023 | Latest Route News +

Dusseldorf - Middle East

More than 100 European airports have Middle East flights this winter. With 250,000 one-way seats, Düsseldorf ranks 21st, based on Cirium schedules information data. Capacity has risen by a 13% versus W19, helped by the launch of various new routes – including daily service from Doha with Qatar Airways. Five new and resuming Middle East […]

November 23, 2022 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story


International long-haul traffic was hit especially hard by the pandemic, with many Asian countries in particular imposing extremely severe restrictions on foreign visitors. Some of these markets are still only just opening up to international passenger flights. For many European travellers, a popular way of reaching many key Asian markets was to use one of […]

November 21, 2022 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story