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Qatar Airways flies to Riyadh; plans service to Jeddah
January 2021 383

Qatar Airways has resumed flights to Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) and will operate a daily service on wide-body aircraft, including the Airbus A350, Boeing 777-300 and Boeing 787-8, the airline said on its website.

QR1164 from Hamad International Airport in Doha to King Khalid International Airport took off at 13:45 local time on January 11 and landed safely at its destination at 15:10. The flight was operated by Qatar Airways’ Airbus A350-1000, it said.  

Later this week, Qatar Airways will resume flights to Jeddah on January 15 (QR1188 departing DOH at 18:50) and to Dammam on January 16 (QR 1150 departing Doha at 17:10).  

Passengers from KSA can once again enjoy the award-winning Qsuite, featuring sliding privacy doors and the option to use a ‘Do Not Disturb (DND)’ indicator. The Qsuite seat layout is a 1-2-1 configuration, providing passengers with one of the most spacious, fully private, comfortable, and socially distanced products in the sky.

The national carrier of Qatar continues to rebuild its network, which currently stands at over 110 destinations with plans to increase to over 125 by the end of March 2021, it said.

Hamad International Airport (HIA), the airline’s home and hub, was recently ranked ‘Third Best Airport in the World’, among 550 airports worldwide, by the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2020. – TradeArabia News Service








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