The primary Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Langkawi, Malaysia, has touched down at Langkawi Worldwide Airport.
The brand new service to Langkawi can be operated by the airline’s state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner plane, that includes 22 seats in enterprise class and 232 seats in economic system class, with spacious cabins and specially-designed interiors.
Qatar Airways Group chief govt, Akbar Al Baker, mentioned: “Langkawi marks the eighth new vacation spot added to Qatar Airways’ quickly increasing community in 2019.
“With its forested hills, beautiful white-sand seashores and glimmering turquoise waters, Langkawi is quick turning into one among South East Asia’s most extremely sought-after locations and the explanation why we knew we needed to launch our flights right here.
“Starting with a four-times-weekly service that may develop to five-times-weekly from October 27th, we look ahead to welcoming enterprise and leisure travellers alike on board in order that they could expertise the ‘Jewel of Kedah’.”
The flag-carrier of Qatar has launched a number of latest locations in 2019, together with Lisbon, Portugal; Malta; Rabat, Morocco; Davao, Philippines; Izmir, Turkey; and Mogadishu, Somalia; and can add Gaborone, Botswana to its in depth community in December with Luanda, Angola; and Osaka, Japan, following in 2020.
Chief working officer of Malaysia Airports, Dato’ Mohd Shukrie Mohd Salleh, mentioned: “I want to welcome Qatar Airways to Langkawi Worldwide Airport, the primary center jap airline to fly to this lovely island.
“The inclusion of a brand new worldwide airline to Langkawi will certainly spur our Go to Malaysia 2020 marketing campaign by rising the variety of vacationers into Langkawi.”