The Malta Independent 27 January 2020, Monday

Qatar Airways prepares for direct flights from Malta to Doha

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 09:00 Last update: about 10 months ago

Qatar Airways will launch direct services from Malta to Doha as the latest gateway in airline’s rapidly-expanding European network on Tuesday 4 June 2019, the airline announced yesterday.

The new route will be served by an A320 aircraft, with daily services in summer, leading to a fourtimes-weekly service in Winter, and will bring even greater connectivity to Malta through Qatar Airways’ global network of more than 160 destinations.


The airline has also launched a new website for the Maltese market – – enabling customers to book flights online, and boasts a search function allowing them to set filters to find their ideal flight. Customers can also find airfares, as well as departure and arrival date combinations in a fast and convenient way.

Qatar Airways Country Manager for Italy and Malta, Mate Hoffmann, said: “We are very much looking forward to the launch of the direct services from Malta, one of Europe’s architectural gems and a key new addition to our European network. The new route will provide both business and leisure passengers travelling from Malta access to Qatar Airways’ extensive global route network.”

The new Malta service opens up a world of new connectivity options for Qatar Airways’ customers to destinations across Africa, Asia and Australia, such as Capetown, Hong Kong, Bali, Maldives, Bangkok, Sydney and many more.

Passengers flying from Malta will also enjoy a quick and convenient transfer at the airline’s home and hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha. Offering more than 100 retail and dining options and unique services such as a swimming pool, hotel and spa, designed exclusively for those in transit, HIA aims to further enhance passengers’ overall travel experience.


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