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QATAR AIRWAYS TO INCREASE FLIGHTS TO RIYADH BY OVER 40 PER CENT

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Qatar Airways passengers in Saudi Arabia to benefit from increased connectivity to more than 150 destinations on the Qatar Airways network

Qatar Airways has today announced that it will operate 20 flights per week to and from Riyadh starting 1 September 2016, increasing its services by more than 40 per cent.

This news follows the announcement that the Doha-based airline is increasing its flights to Medina to three daily services, from the beginning of September. Qatar Airways now serves eight cities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and with the recent increase to four daily services to Jeddah will operate a total of 143 flights a week.

Qatar Airways Senior Vice President Commercial GCC, Levant, Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Africa, Mr. Ehab Amin said: “Increasing our capacity to Riyadh, on top of our recently announced frequency increases to Jeddah and Medina, reflects the importance of Saudi Arabia to Qatar Airways. We are proud to serve eight destinations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and to sponsor Saudi Premier League winners, Al-Ahli Saudi Arabia FC.

From 1 September 2016, Qatar Airways will add a third daily flight every day except Tuesday, offering an increase from 14 to 20 flights weekly.

 

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