Doha-basedÂ Qatar Airways will launch nonstop flights between Doha and Perth on July 3. Perth will be the airlineâ€™s second Australian destination after Melbourne, which it launched in December 2009. The airline will operate Boeing 777-200LRÂ aircraft (pictured above) on the route.
For passengers departing from Perth, the route will mean a one-stop connection to a number of destinations, including popular European cities like Berlin, Stockholm, London, Paris, and Bucharest.
The thrice-weekly flights will depart Doha at 01:05, arriving in Perth at 17:10. On the return, they will leave Perth at 23:00, arriving in Doha at 05:20 the following day. The route will be upgraded to a daily service from December 1.