Qatar Airways began operations on its Doha – Prague service with the state-of-the-art Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft on Wednesday 10 January, marking the return of the wide-body jet previously utilised on the route prior to the Covid-19 pandemic. The 254-seat aircraft will increase capacity between the city pair by 44%. The Dreamliner will be deployed […]

January 11, 2024 | Latest Route News +


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 +

Etihad DUS

Abu Dhabi is one of more than 30 Middle East airports to have Europe flights in Q4 2023 (October-December). According to Cirium schedules information, it has 965,000 available seats. With about one in 14 Europe seats, it ranks fourth of all Middle East airports. Never has the UAE capital had so much Europe capacity, up […]


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

Qatar Airways has 1,880 departing passenger flights each week from its Doha hub in August, based on Cirium schedules information. Some 522 are to Europe, making it the airline’s second-largest region behind Asia-Pacific. Europe accounts for just over one in four flights (27.8%), down by almost nine percentage points versus August 2019. Europe remains by […]


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 +

For many years now, the Middle East big three (MEB3) carriers (Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways) have connected many cities in Europe with their home hubs (of Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha respectively), providing a convenient way to travel to Asia, Australasia and Africa. With virtually no domestic markets to support them, all three […]

May 7, 2021 | Airlines, Europe