Qatar Airways to Launch New Route to Langkawi

This new route will be operated by the airline’s Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, which is configured with a two-class cabin layout.

The airline’s Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner.

Come October 15, Qatar Airways will begin flying to the Malaysian archipelago of Langkawi on a four times weekly service.

The airline’s group CEO, Akbar Al Baker, said: “Langkawi is one of the most highly sought-after destinations in Malaysia and I am certain our flights will help increase accessibility and boost inbound tourism to this beautiful archipelago.”

“With five weekly flights to Langkawi, our service offers a gateway for passengers to travel and experience Langkawi’s magnificent offerings. We also aim to offer greater connectivity for passengers traveling from Malaysia to our extensive global network of over 160 destinations.”

This new route will be operated by the airline’s Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, which is configured with a two-class cabin layout, with 22 seats in business class and 232 seats in economy.

Between October 15-27, the route will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. From October 27 onwards, a fifth flight will be added, resulting in flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

The launch of this service is expected to serve passengers in time for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Doha.

More information here.


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