Qatar Airways Chooses Montreal For Canada Debut

Qatar Airways has announced it will make its Canadian debut on 29 June 2011 with a new 3 times weekly service to Montreal, following the securing of rights to operate passenger and freighter flights to the country. The airline is the first Gulf carrier to operate in Canada’s second largest city, which becomes its fourth destination in North America, … Continue reading

Qatar Airways Announces Aleppo As 100th Destination

Qatar Airways has announced the Syrian city of Aleppo as its 100th destination, 13 years after its establishment. The airline will launch a 4 times weekly Doha – Aleppo service from 6 April 2011, becoming the first Gulf-based airline to serve the UNESCO World Heritage site and providing access to a global network spanning 6 continents.   … Continue reading

Flydubai Announces Flights To Qatar

Low cost carrier Flydubai has announced it is to grow its network and begin flights to Doha, introducing the first low-cost service on the popular route. The Qatari capital is the airline’s first destination within the Gulf Cooperation Council and will be operated twice daily.   From 18 October 2009, flight FZ 001 will depart … Continue reading

Bahrain Air Announces Iraq Services

Bahrain Air, the privately-owned airline from the Kingdom of Bahrain, has followed state-owned carrier Gulf Air in offering flights to the cities of Baghdad and Najaf in Iraq from its base in Bahrain. Beginning 28 August 2009, the airline will fly 2 times a week to the Iraqi capital and 5 times a week to … Continue reading

Flydubai To Launch Flights To Djibouti

Beginning 1 September 2009, Flydubai will launch flights between its base in Dubai and Djibouti. The low cost carrier joins Daallo Airlines to fly direct to the African country, which is located along the Gulf of Aden and bordered by Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia.   Flight FZ 601 will depart Dubai International Airport at 0800 hrs on … Continue reading